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Privacy campaigners prepare legal challenge to UK's test-and-trace scheme

Post date: Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 17:29

Open Rights Group to challenge government over amount of data collected and retainedPrivacy campaigners are preparing a legal challenge to the NHS’s coronavirus test-and-trace programme amid concern about the amount of contact data that will be collected and retained by government.The Open...

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Lawyers' poems deal with trials of delivering lockdown justice

Post date: Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 14:57

Collection published written by and dedicated to those who have kept system going

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Prison release schemes close to impossible to deliver, says watchdog

Post date: Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 13:59

Exclusive: plans to release thousands in England and Wales to stem spread of Covid-19 have so far freed fewer than 100

Clarifying the case of Ramil Safarov | Letter

Post date: Friday, May 29, 2020 - 16:58

Philip Leach of the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre responds to a letter on the Azeri military officer and highlights recent findings of the European court of human rightsTahir Taghizade’s reference to the Ramil Safarov case needs correcting (...

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Eirian Evans obituary

Post date: Friday, May 29, 2020 - 14:59

My aunt, Eirian Evans, who has died aged 104, was the first female solicitor elected to the council of the Law Society.In 1973, she became the first female president of the Chester and North Wales Law Society. Although the battle to admit women to membership of the Law Society had long been...

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Survivors of domestic abuse told to give evidence in person at Commons

Post date: Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 15:28

Charities alarmed at infection risk as Jacob Rees-Mogg ends committees’ video linksCoronavirus latest: at a glanceDomestic abuse survivors have been told they must appear in person to give...

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Alarm over five suicides in six days at prisons in England and Wales

Post date: Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 08:32

Campaigners fear restrictive regime to contain coronavirus is taking toll on inmatesFive suicides have been recorded in prisons in England and Wales in just six days, the Guardian understands, fuelling fears that a highly restrictive regime in place to combat the spread of the coronavirus is...

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Sally Challen can inherit controlling husband's estate, rules judge

Post date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 18:34

Challen, 66, won an appeal in 2019 over her conviction for murdering her husbandA woman who won an appeal over her conviction for murdering her controlling husband can...

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Lockdown violators using Cummings as excuse, say police

Post date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 18:03

Police commissioner warns of public pushback over Covid-19 containment measures

Israeli president tells Australian PM: alleged abuser Malka Leifer will not ‘evade justice’

Post date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 12:50

Vow comes after Jerusalem court ruled ex-teacher is mentally fit to stand trial and be extradited over 74 sexual assault chargesThe alleged child abuser Malka Leifer will not be allowed to “evade justice”, Israel’s president has promised Australia’s prime minister, a day after a Jerusalem court...

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