Episode 38 – Dialogue: Introduction to Human Rights Law

“…the Human Rights Act 1998 is incredibly important and has been hailed as one of the most important pieces of UK legislation this century!
But why so?”

Today’s episode is an introduction to human rights law as a source of law in the English legal system. We talk about:

– The European Convention on Human Rights
– The Human Rights Act 1998
– Why human rights are important in the UK

This week’s question for you is:
What do you like or dislike about international law?

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