More on the Delivering Justice in an Age of Austerity Report

May 8, 2015

The JUSTICE Working Party on Delivering Justice in an Age of Austerity was tasked with the question: how best to maximise justice for everyone, not simply those who can afford the cost of legal advice and representation? Its recent report provides an answer, setting out proposals for systemic change to the way our civil courts […]

Human Rights: Beyond the Courtroom

April 28, 2015

The JUSTICE Student Human Rights Network Conference In the run-up to the General Election and with one of the main political parties challenging the role of the Human Rights Act 1998 in the protection of individual rights, we would like to remind you of the JSHRN Conference and the impact of human rights beyond the […]

The JUSTICE Debate 2015

April 22, 2015

As we prepare for a general election and a new Parliament, last week JUSTICE brought together representatives of the three main sitting parties in the last to discuss their record on the justice system and their manifesto commitments for 2015 and beyond. Lord Faulks QC (Conservative), Simon Hughes (Liberal Democrat) and Andy Slaughter (Labour) joined […]

Externship opportunities at JUSTICE

February 26, 2015

Have you always wanted to do an internship at JUSTICE but couldn’t commit to full time work in London? Do you want to support a criminal justice or human rights project? If so, our externship position might be for you. We are looking to recruit external interns (externs) who can commit to working for JUSTICE […]

JUSTICE Student Human Rights Conference: Human Rights Beyond the Courtroom

February 16, 2015

14 March 2015 In an election year when one of the UK’s main political parties will challenge the role of the Human Rights Act 1998 plays in the protection of individual rights; we explore the importance of human rights- and the protection of the HRA- beyond the courtroom.    Human Rights Beyond the Courtroom Featuring: Death and […]

Lords debate new terrorism powers

January 12, 2015

As Peers prepare to debate new counter-terrorism powers on Tuesday, the all-party parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes a critical report on the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill, calling for major amendments to the Government’s proposals. JUSTICE has major concerns about the Bill and has prepared full briefing in advance of Tuesday’s debate, here. The […]

Law and Literature Series: An Evening With Hilary Mantel

December 18, 2014

11 February 2015 An exclusive JUSTICE member event. Hosted by Baron Judge PC QC and Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws QC in the Great Hall at Middle Temple. An Evening with Hilary Mantel: Middle Temple 11 February 2015 Double Booker prize winning author, Hilary Mantel will read from Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, bringing to life […]

MPs to vote on CJC Bill Amendments

December 1, 2014

CHARITIES AND NGOS ASK MPs TO PRESERVE THE RIGHT TO TAKE YOUR COUNCIL TO COURT. Today JUSTICE joins over 35 different charities and NGOs representing children and older people, people with disabilities, bereaved families and victims of torture; and organisations working on issues as diverse as housing, fair treatment at work and in healthcare, freedom […]

Court of Appeal confirms access to court in torture cases

October 30, 2014

JUSTICE welcomes the powerful judgment issued by the Court of Appeal this morning in the case of Abdul-Hakim Belhaj and Other v. Jack Straw & Others. The Court affirms the right of Mr Belhaj – an opposition commander during the Libyan armed conflict of 2011 and now leader of the Libyan Al-Watan Party – and […]

Securing JUSTICE at 60 Appeal

October 29, 2014

Help us secure JUSTICE at 60 by supporting our Appeal We need to raise £2million by 2017 to provide vital funds to achieve the full impact of our vision for the justice system and fortify our position as we enter our 60th year. It is an ambitious target for a small charity, but given what […]