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Blog 18 Apr 2018

Abraham Lincoln, the United Arab Emirates and Manchester City FC

Garden Court North Chambers' Andrew Byles discusses why Manchester City Council should name a street after UAE human rights campaigner Ahmed Mansoor.

Blog 27 Mar 2018

The making of hospital orders and the use of hybrid orders

Garden Court North Chambers' Matthew Stanbury considers R v Edwards [2018] EWCA Crim 595, in which he appeared for Mr Langley.

Blog 23 Mar 2018

Election of NLD and Aung San Suu Kyi has not significantly affected the treatment of political activists by Burmese authorities

Joseph Markus, a barrister at Garden Court North Chambers, considers the Upper Tribunal's decision in OO (Burma – TS remains appropriate CG) Burma.

Blog 22 Mar 2018

Correcting historic discrimination in the acquisition of British citizenship

Garden Court North Chambers' Joseph Markus discusses the British Nationality Act 1981 (Remedial) Order 2018.

Blog 04 Mar 2018

The crisis in the Criminal Justice System

Drawing on 40 years' of experience, Garden Court North Chambers' Mark George QC explains why the Criminal Justice System is in crisis.

Blog 08 Feb 2018

Mark George QC on why you should consider doing an Amicus internship

If you are human rights lawyer in the making, volunteer to work in a law office in one of the US death penalty states.

Blog 31 Jan 2018

The recent disclosure fiascos show the criminal justice system is in deep crisis – why are senior figures denying this simple fact?

Mark George QC, Head of Garden Court North Chambers, explains why the criminal justice system is at crisis point.

Blog 29 Jan 2018

Human trafficking – the correct approach to forced domestic labour

Garden Court North Chambers' Lucy Mair discusses R (on the application of NM) v Secretary of State for the Home Department.

Blog 12 Jan 2018

The scope of legal aid in damages claims relating to unlawful eviction

Garden Court North Chambers' James Stark explains why damages claims for unlawful eviction are in scope for legal aid funding.

Blog 10 Jan 2018

Why England needs the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill

Andrew Byles, a housing barrister, writes about the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill.

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