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Extension of the Article 2 ECHR boundaries?

Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights (‘ECHR’), as enacted in the Human Rights Act 1998, protects the right to life. It has been interpreted as having implications for the way an Inquest is conducted, if it is…

The SDT and the standard of proof

In a current consultation, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) is looking at the standard of proof in its proceedings. The difficult questions Should a solicitor be struck off for dishonesty if the SDT is not sure whether he has been dishonest? Is…