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Grayling Grumbles About the ECHR

Last week, Chris Grayling, the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice,¬†announced plans to drastically overhaul Britain’s human rights laws. If Grayling has his way, decisions of the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights will¬†be purely advisory, and Parliament … Continue reading

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Lords Debate Britain’s Judicial System

Last Thursday, the House of Lords held a wide-ranging debate on the British judicial system. I won’t bother summarizing it, but I will make a few general observations: It was interesting to hear a number of peers (including Lord Woolf, … Continue reading

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