Rehashing old ideas? A response to the Bill of Rights Commission’s proposals – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted September 22nd, 2011 in courts, human rights, news, reports by tracey

“As we recently posted, the UK Commission on a Bill of Rights has published its interim advice to Government on reform of the European Court of Human Rights. The Commission made recommendations to achieve the ‘effective functioning of the Court over the long term’, following which Joshua Rozenberg stated that ‘everybody now agrees on the need for fundamental reform. It has to happen. And it will.’ But if there is such agreement, can the Commission’s recommendations produce any meaningful reform? Or do the proposals simply rehash old ideas?”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 20th September 2011