Gary McKinnon
Gary McKinnon (born 10 February 1966) is a Scottish systems administrator and hacker who was accused in 2002 of perpetrating the "biggest military computer hack of all time," although McKinnon himself...
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John Murray v United Kingdom
John Murray v. United Kingdom was a legal case heard by the European Court of Human Rights in 1996 regarding the right to silence in the United Kingdom, especially the legality of the reduction in the...
Wilson and Palmer v United Kingdom
Wilson v United Kingdom [2002] ECHR 552 is a UK labour law and European labour law case concerning discrimination by employers against their workers who join and take action through trade unions. Afte...
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ISKCON and 8 Others v. United Kingdom
ISKCON and 8 Others v. United Kingdom was a case decided by the European Commission on Human Rights in 1994.
In 1973, ISKCON acquired a manor for religious and residential use, which didn't raise ...
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Osman v United Kingdom
Osman v United Kingdom [1998] EHRR 101 is a leading and controversial case before the European Court of Human Rights on human rights law in the United Kingdom. Judgment was given on 28 October 1998.
Five techniques
The five techniques are illegal interrogation methods (originally acknowledged as torture) developed by the British security forces during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. They have been defined as p...
S and Marper v United Kingdom
S and Marper v United Kingdom [2008] ECHR 1581 is a case decided by the European Court of Human Rights which held that holding DNA samples of individuals arrested but who are later acquitted or have t...
Eweida v British Airways plc
Eweida v British Airways plc [2010] EWCA Civ 80 is a UK labour law case concerning a public dispute between British Airways (BA) and one of their employees over its uniform policy. The case has been w...
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R v Bournewood Community and Mental Health NHS Trust
In R v Bournewood Community and Mental Health NHS Trust the House of Lords ruled that a man who had been informally admitted to a psychiatric hospital without capable consent had not been unlawfully d...
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Lustig-Prean and Beckett v United Kingdom
Lustig-Prean and Beckett v United Kingdom (2000) 29 ECHR 548 is a UK labour law and European Convention on Human Rights case on sexual orientation discrimination. The European Court of Human Rights co...
Whitehouse v Lemon
Whitehouse v. Lemon is a 1977 court case involving the blasphemy law in the United Kingdom.
James Kirkup's poem The Love that Dares to Speak its Name was published in the 3 June 1976 issue of Gay ...
Samar Alami
Samar Alami, a Lebanese-Palestinian woman, and daughter of a banker, was convicted of conspiracy to cause explosions, in a case arising from the 1994 Attack on the embassy of Israel in London
Thoburn v Sunderland City Council
Thoburn v Sunderland City Council (also known as the "Metric Martyrs case") is a UK constitutional and administrative law case, concerning the interaction of EU law and an Act of Parliament. It is imp...
Handyside v United Kingdom
Handyside v United Kingdom (5493/72) was a case decided by the European Court of Human Rights in 1976. Its conclusion contains the famous phrase that "Freedom of expression...is applicable not only to...
Hirst v United Kingdom (No 2)
Hirst v the United Kingdom (No 2) [2005] ECHR 681 is a European Court of Human Rights case, where the court ruled that a blanket ban on British prisoners exercising the right to vote is contrary to th...
Smith and Grady v United Kingdom
Smith and Grady v UK (1999) 29 EHRR 493 was a notable decision of the European Court of Human Rights that unanimously found that the investigation into and subsequent discharge of personnel from the ...
M25 Three
The M25 Three were Raphael George Rowe, Michael George Davis, and Randolph Egbert Johnson, who were jailed for life at the Old Bailey in March 1990 after being found guilty of murder and robbery. The ...
Abu Qatada
Abu Qatada al-Filistini ( pronunciation  AH-boo kah-TAH-dah; Arabic: أبو قتادة الفلسطيني‎, ’Abū Qatāda al-Filisṭīnī (The Palestinian) ), born Omar Mahmoud Othman (Arabic: عمر ب...
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Pretty v United Kingdom
Pretty v. United Kingdom (2346/02) was a case decided by European Court of Human Rights in 2002.
Diane Pretty was suffering from motor neurone disease and was paralysed from the neck down, had lit...
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Tyrer v. the United Kingdom
Tyrer v. the United Kingdom (application No. 5856/72) was a case decided by the European Court of Human Rights in 1978.
Mr. Tyrer, then aged 15, was given three strokes of the birch in 1972 in the...
Spycatcher
Spycatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer is a book written by Peter Wright, former MI5 officer and Assistant Director, and co-author Paul Greengrass. It was published firs...
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