Who should have the final word on human rights? – Dr Ed Bates – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted March 6th, 2012 in admissibility, constitutional reform, courts, human rights, news by sally

“Much of the criticism directed toward the European Court of Human Rights over the last year or so, in this country at least, has been that it is too ready to overrule decisions made by the competent United Kingdom national authorities. It is said that British courts have already addressed the relevant human rights arguments under the Human Rights Act, so it is quite wrong that Strasbourg should now ‘overrule’ them.”

Full story

UK Human Rights Blog, 6th March 2012

Source: www.ukhumanrightsblog.com