Latest advice and information for civil liberties and human rights practitioners.
Clinical negligence victims will be the main casualties in government plans to save the NHS money if adequate time is not taken to get the process of fixing costs right, the Law Society has warned.
The state must protect vulnerable people from being deprived of their liberty without proper legal safeguards, the Law Society of England and Wales said following a stinging ruling in the Court of Protection.
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
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