Gearty, Conor (2011) The Human Rights Act matters – any new “bill of rights” should build on it, not replace it. British Politics and Policy at LSE (14 Jun 2011) Blog Entry.
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Introduced in 1998, the Human Rights Act has been a source of controversy with accusations of unfairness and a suspicion that it hinders efforts to curtail crime and terrorism. Conor Gearty reports on a recent LSE discussion of the Act, and finds that, despite criticism by the Conservatives in the past and a ‘rough patch’ under Labour, it is likely here to stay.
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