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sufi
10-12-2013, 10:28 PM
http://www.supremecourt.gov.uk/docs/speech-131128.pdf via mojuk.org.uk (http://www.mojuk.org.uk)


'The purpose of any human rights protection is to protect the rights of those whom the majority are unwilling to protect: democracy values everyone equally even if the majority do not'

Baroness Hale, Warwick Law Lecture 28 November 2013

Human rights are so unfashionable these days, the one and only ever law lady charts their route from high principle to legislative trivia...

Happy Human Rights Day

crofton
11-12-2013, 07:11 PM
looks interesting i will read it thanks. i am often troubled by that question.