Latest advice and information for civil liberties and human rights practitioners.
Christina Blacklaws responds to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council's universal periodic review of the UK.
Law Society president Joe Egan responded to David Lammy's review of the treatment of BAME individuals in the criminal justice system.
An independent judiciary is fundamental to democracy and the rule of law.
Proposals to opt out of international human rights agreements in future conflicts are misguided and risk stripping people - including British troops - of their rights, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
The Supreme Court's decision in favour of the rights of an unmarried woman to her late partner's pension was today welcomed by the Law Society.
Lawyers across the world run the risk of harassment, imprisonment and even murder just for doing their jobs, the Law Society said today as it marked the Day of the Endangered Lawyer.
We welcome the backing of protections that back limitations on the interception of legally privileged material.
The Law Society has released a new guide on human rights - find out more
Our new guidance supports the role solicitors play in fighting modern slavery.
The role lawyers play at the forefront of the battle for human rights is celebrated this week at the Law Society in the approach to International Human Rights Day.
From the Private Client Section: Alexis Hearnden looks at deprivation of liberty
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