Rule Of Law

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused of undermining the rule of law after claiming left-wing “legal eagles” were trying to thwart his plans to send asylum seekers to Rwanda. I. Stephanie Boyce, president of the Law Society, said it was "misleading and dangerous for the prime min

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The Faculty of Advocates has condemned comments made by the prime minister once again about the legal profession.  Boris Johnson suggested yesterday that "left-wing criminal justice lawyers" act against the public interest.

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Scotland is becoming a state in which the population is forced to conform to the vision and values of the ruling elite, a new book argues. In The Justice Factory: Can the Rule of Law Survive in 21st Century Scotland?, author Ian Mitchell suggests that the country is on the road to becoming an author

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The European Commission has published its first EU-wide report on the rule of law, which includes input from every member state and covers both positive and negative developments across the EU. The report shows that many member states have high rule of law standards, but highlights important challen

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In his second paper 'talk' prepared during lockdown – Remedies, Contract and Delict – Terra Firma's Neil Beynon offers some suggestions for returning to practice in a way that enables the legal system to function properly and fully so as to enable the rule of law to flourish. R

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The UK and the US have signed a bilateral agreement allowing their respective law enforcement agencies to directly demand electronic data relating to serious crime from tech companies in the other jurisdiction. The world-first UK-US Bilateral Data Access Agreement was signed by Home Secretary Priti

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