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Analysis of the law relating to the riots, a review of a number of important human rights cases and the further developments on the #Hackedoff campaign.
#WithoutPrejudice 11: Riots and The Law - Human Rights Act update - #Hackedoff campaign update
David Allen Green, Charon QC and Carl Gardner are at the table and are joined by former Lib-Dem MP Dr Evan Harris, David Wales, a lawyer in private practice - a criminal law specialist and blogger - and Adam Wagner, a practising barrister at 1 Crown Office Row and editor of the UK Human Rights blog
Topics covered include:
-What criminal offences rioters and looters are being charged with, and why; -The Riot (Damages) Act 1886, and whether rioters and looters should be denied social housing; -The European Court of Human Rights’ judgments in Al Skeini and Al Jedda; -The withdrawal of human rights organisations from participation in the Gibson inquiry into complicity in torture; -The government’s Bill of Rights Commission; and finally -Hackgate, the terms of reference of the Leveson inquiry, and what to hope and fear from it.