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Jun 20 2008

Scottish advocates websites

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In the last year, the majority of advocates stables have established websites (all linked to from this page). The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland reviewed them in March and April 2008.1 This article notes some statistics as to the comparative popularity of stable websites. Continue Reading »

  1. The second of these articles, rather oddly, begins with the now-dead site of the even odder body named ‘Instruct Counsel Ltd’, which was never a stable website at all. [back]
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May 19 2008

The Right to Know: Freedom of Information as a human right

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This is, with some additions, the text of my handout for the Human Rights Conference 2008, held on 19 May 2008.

Is Freedom of Information a ‘Human Right’?

The right of access to official information is nowhere protected explicitly by ECHR. Attempts to establish a right of access to official information under Article 10, which protects the right to impart and to receive information, have not so far been successful. Continue Reading »

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