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European Convention on Human Rights

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  • Wilson and Kitzinger may have failed in their attempt to have their Canadian marriage declared valid in the UK, but the European Convention on Human Rights is a "living instrument", to be interpreted in the light of changing social conditions - there is no Scalia-style originalism in Strasbourg.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Under Article Three of the European Convention on Human Rights, which is enshrined in UK law under the Human Rights Act, individuals are protected against torture, inhuman or degrading treatment.

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  • It is supposed to make sure that EU regulations and directives do not contradict the European Convention on Human Rights which is ratified by all EU member states and to which the EU as a whole would accede to under the treaty.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • The much-maligned Press Complaints Commission code actually has a section on privacy – the PCC would invoke it if it's needed when William and Kate go on honeymoon: clause 3i of the code copies Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, and presumably Mr Dacre knows that, whatever moaning is made about the impact of incorporating the ECHR into UK law.

    It should be curtains for celebrities with a bedroom secret

  • Ministers also want to reform article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which protects the right to family life and currently prevents deportation in some cases of close family members who have been living illegally in Britain.

    Immigrant relatives face five-year wait to claim benefits

  • Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to a private family life.

    Dr Gerry Mander, the therapist the stars trust

  • The right to privacy entered British law via Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which guarantees every citizen respect for his "private and family life, his home and his correspondence."

    Rule by Gag

  • There is talk of new legislation, although walking out of the European Convention on Human Rights would be no trivial task.

    Sex, killers, and the twisted narrative of the superinjunction

  • Some fair-trial protections of the European Convention on Human Rights apply to disputes with a state that involve civil rights or obligations, as well as to criminal cases.

    Corrections & Amplifications

  • Trial by jury is in principle an appropriate mode of criminal trial alongside other modes sanctioned by Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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