News, analysis, comment and updates from ICLR's case law and UK legislation platform


Lord Wilson and human rights

David Burrows considers the massive gulf in the approaches to human rights of two jurisdictions – the United States and the United Kingdom – that share a common law legacy. Continue reading

It’s Alive! Launching ICLR&D

It gives me great pleasure to launch ICLR&D, ICLR’s legal information lab. The development of the lab has been about eight months in the making and I want explain at outset what we’re trying to do and why. Open innovation with primary law needs a jumpstart in England and Wales Whether you want to call Continue reading

‘Guidance’ as law

David Burrows considers the status of judicially-issued practice guidance in the hierarchy of judge-made and statutory law, and questions its use as a shortcut for more formally generated procedural rules.
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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 11 March 2019

This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes legal aid from a litigation funder; a blame game over knife crime; proposals to create a super-regulator of digital communications, and to deal with online contempt of court; and an update on the Grenfell Tower inquiry. Continue reading