I have a new post at the Financial Times on how the superficial politics of Theresa May – especially her statements about human rights law – do not match with things such as the new Hillsborough Inquest.
In brief: the new Hillsborough Inquest could not have ranged as widely without Article 2 of the ECHR having effect in domestic law – the same ECHR which May wants the UK to leave.
A couple of excerpts are below:
The post was received well on Twitter.
Lawyer and Rugby legend Brian Moore:
This is a very good piece on Hillsborough, Human Rights and the approach of the Home Secretary.https://t.co/dxosyvEXCh
— Brian Moore (@brianmoore666) April 27, 2016
The UK’s leading legal commentator Joshua Rozenberg:
— Joshua Rozenberg (@JoshuaRozenberg) April 27, 2016
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