The passing of the Elections Act 2022 means that individuals in Great Britain will be required to show photographic identification when voting at polling stations in some elections from May 2023. Ben Stanford explores the issues arising from the changes and suggests that rushing the introduction of voter ID in Great Britain is indicative of a wider pattern of recent democratic backsliding.
Category: Academic Research
Outer space may become a place of succor or hiding to suspects who wish to evade prosecution and possible sentence for offences committed on earth. Many who are not aware of the prospect of outer space being a final frontier may seek to underplay what the environment has to offer to humans. The pristine environment […]
Dr Steve Foster examines the government’s recent proposals to repealing the Human Rights Act 1998
Dr Steve Foster examines the legal battle in both the domestic courts and the Strasbourg Court over the legality of sending asylum seekers to Rwanda.
How I Changed the Law
Dr Stuart MacLennan describes how a chance conversation with a former councillor led to him proposing changes to the law.
Dr Steve Foster looks at the upcoming Grand Chamber hearing in Macatė v Lithuania, which will consider the legality of a domestic ban on a children’s book with Article 10 of the ECHR
Dr Steve Foster notes a recent decision upholding the fundamental right of journalists to protect its sources
Dr Steve Foster and Dr Stuart MacLennan report on a recent decision of the Court of Session that upholds the regulation of political misconduct, but insists on proportionality.
Dr Steve Foster examines a recent Privy Council case on constitutional interpretation and compliance with human rights
Rebecca Gladwin-Geoghegan comments on the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on international surrogacy arrangements and the children born out of them.