Category Archives: ECHR

Know Your Rights: Human rights for music fans

This blog is about human rights and music. A curious topic for a blog, you may legitimately muse. How might human rights and music collide? One way they might is where songs have been banned or censored, and as such … Continue reading

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Land Reform Review Group Interim Report

Four months after the ultimate deadline for responses to the Call for Evidence of the Land Reform Review Group (LRRG), the first tangible output of the LRRG has emerged in the form of an Interim Report published on 20 May 2013. Also … Continue reading

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Salvesen v Riddell – Supreme Court Judgment

Today, the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the agricultural holdings/limited partnership/human rights case of Salvesen v Riddell. The decision of the Court of Session has been upheld. The point of law is not simple, and every time … Continue reading

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Title conditions and the right to buy

The Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 is not a very exciting piece of legislation to some, so those readers will be grateful this is a very short piece. As avid real burden spotters will know, the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee began … Continue reading

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Human rights: an #indyref angle

Human rights are a big deal. You should not need me to tell you that, nor should you need a showcase event like The Gathering 2013 to publicise that. Imagine having to choose your favourite right, as per my recent … Continue reading

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Human rights, land reform and citizen advocacy at #G2013

Today is the second day of #G2013, or – in non-Twitter parlance – The Gathering 2013. The Gathering is something of a big blether at Glasgow’s SECC for all things third sector, with all the third-sector hangers-on that such a … Continue reading

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Land Reform – Part 3 – Ruaig an Fhèidh

Mini-blog time. Remember the Pairc case that I blogged about towards the end of last year? There, the Court of Session held that the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 and related regulations did not breach Article 1, Protocol 1 (the … Continue reading

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