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Jo Shaw: Secret Courts: 8 nightmare scenarios now possible in Britain

An update from Jo on the OpenDemocracy blog – Secret Courts: 8 nightmare scenarios now possible in Britain.  In the article, she lays out four scenarios based on real-world case studies, and then imagines how they might proceed now that secret courts … Continue reading

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What the MPs have said so far…

Want to know what our MPs think about the ‘Secret Courts Bill’? It’s a secret… Continue reading

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Stephen Tall, Voice of Russia radio and Lord Strasburger’s speech

Stephen Tall’s latest post opposing Secret Courts following his recent appearance on Voice of Russia radio – including Lord Strasburger’s speech in the Lords’ secret courts debate: Lib Dem peer Lord Strasburger‘s speech is an absolutely brilliant dissection of the … Continue reading

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The Times comes out against secret courts.

The Times has come out against secret courts in their leading article today. As they say: Closed courts might prevent unjust compensation to terrorist suspects, but the cost in terms of justice is too high. Indeed.

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Halloween nightmare for government on secret courts?

In another blow for the government and supporters of the “secret courts” provisions, the government’s independent equality and human rights watchdog, the EHRC, has today stated the Justice and Security Bill breaches the Human Rights Act. The Equality and Human … Continue reading

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