Archive for the 'rule of law' Category

Attorney general: UK would be in breach of law if it defied European court rulings – The Guardian

“Britain would be acting ‘tyranically’ and in breach of the rule of law if it defied rulings from the European court of human rights, the attorney general, Dominic Grieve, has said.”

Full story

The Guardian, 10th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

National Security and the Courts – Speech by The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Gross

National Security and the Courts (PDF)

Speech by The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Gross

Royal United Services Institute, 16th November 2010

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Bar Conference lecture: The tyranny of the consumer or the rule of law – Speech by Lord Neuberger

The tyranny of the consumer or the rule of law (PDF)

Speech by Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Master of the Rolls

25th Annual Bar Conference, 6th November 2010

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Protect police from lawsuits, says Met chief – The Guardian

“Sir Paul Stephenson, the commissioner of the Metropolitan police, has privately lobbied the home secretary to make it harder for people to take legal action against his force, the Guardian has learned.”

Full story

The Guardian, 10th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

The Rule of Law by Tom Bingham – The Guardian

“Stephen Sedley finds the insights of a senior law lord clear and compelling.”

Full story

The Guardian, 20th February 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Bar Council Chairman Calls for Protection for Legal Aid at Vienna Conference – The Bar Council

“Speaking in Vienna today at the 38th Annual Conference of European Bar Leaders, the Chairman of the Bar, Nicholas Green QC said the latest round of proposed cuts in criminal legal aid in England and Wales, coupled with the absence of a clear strategic vision for the future of legal aid were placing the country’s justice system at risk.”

Full press release

The Bar Council, 12th February 2010

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk

Law Society Gazette Podcast: Robert Heslett, President of The Law Society – Charon QC

“Today I am talking To Robert Heslett. We cover a wide range of topics from the rule of law, the opportunities and threats to the solicitors profession, human rights and Twitter and other forms of social media and how they could be of benefit to lawyers.”

Podcast

Charon QC, 14th December 2009

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.


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