Kenneth Clarke lambasts Conservatives human rights plan

Kenneth Clarke lambasts Conservatives human rights plan Former justice secretary says governments cant just pick and choose which ECHR judgments to follow.
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Breaking the taboo about drugs

In an open letter, former Latin American leaders call for legal regulation to help undermine organised crimeAfter more than four decades of a failed war on drugs, calls for a change in strategy are growing louder by the day. In Latin America, the debate is positively deafening. Statesmen from Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico and Uruguay are […]
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The vote is a kind of punishment these days – maybe prisoners should get it | Deborah Orr

Taking part in the farce of voting today – especially in a safe seat – is a form of purgatory. If prisoners should be denied freedom to choose, voting fits the billIs there anything more tedious than the longstanding furore over prisoners and voting? A European Court of Human Rights ruling insists British prisoners should […]
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