British Jihadists and treason – UK Human Rights Blog

‘The news last week was that the Foreign Secretary has proposed a revival of a fourteenth century statute in order to prosecute British jihadists who travel to Iraq or Syria to fight. Cries of foul are coming from the usual quarters, and there’s even a protest that the Strasbourg Court would object, which, given the current controversy surrounding that tribunal, may be a good reason in itself for such a move.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 21st October 2014

Source: www.ukhumanrightsblog.com

The Rule of Law and the Future of the Sector – Attorney General’s Office

‘Attorney General speech to London Law Expos on the UK’s long commitment to the Rule of Law.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 14th October 2014

Source: www.gov.uk/ago

MPs call for anniversary debate on ‘new Magna Carta’ – BBC News

‘The 800th anniversary of Magna Carta next year is the right time for a fresh debate on the pros and cons of a written constitution, MPs have said.’

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BBC News, 10th July 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

The debate over British values and human rights – whose Magna Carta is it anyway? –

Posted June 18th, 2014 in equality, human rights, magna carta, news, rule of law by sally

‘This Monday (16 June) was Magna Carta Day. It is now less than a year until the 800th anniversary of the sealing of England’s oldest charter of rights, and one of the world’s most influential legal documents.’

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Legal Week, 18th June 2014

Source: www.legalweek.com

Magna Carta, Religion and The Rule of Law – Speech by Master of the Rolls

Posted June 11th, 2014 in Christianity, magna carta, rule of law, speeches by sally

Magna Carta, Religion and The Rule of Law (PDF)

Speech by Master of the Rolls

Temple, London, 7th June 2014

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

1215 and All That -Speech by the Rt Hon Lord Judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

Posted April 4th, 2012 in Ireland, legal history, magna carta, news by sally

1215 and All That (PDF)

Speech by the Rt Hon Lord Judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

Irish Legal History Society Lecture, 26th March 2012

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Magna Carta and the Judges – Realising the vision – Speech by the Right Honourable Lady Justice Arden DBE

Posted October 6th, 2011 in judiciary, magna carta, speeches by sally

Magna Carta and the Judges – Realising the vision (PDF)

Speech by the Right Honourable Lady Justice Arden DBE

Royal Holloway, June 2011

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Magna Carta 800th anniversary celebrations begin – BBC News

Posted November 15th, 2010 in magna carta, news by sally

“Five years of celebrations leading up to the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta have been publicly launched.”

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BBC News, 12th November 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Did Magna Carta die in vain? – The Times

Posted October 2nd, 2008 in magna carta, special report by sally

“Are the principles of the legislation still honoured today? asks the Master of the Rolls.”

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The Times, 2nd October 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Magna Carta what? English charter ‘a mystery to 45pc of population’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 13th, 2008 in magna carta, news by sally

“Nearly half of the UK population does not know what the Magna Carta is, according to a YouGov poll.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th March 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk