Human rights

Supreme Court: NI residents must pay for abortions in England

Health secretary has a duty to prevent illness arising from an unwanted pregnancy, say dissenting judges

Justice comes first for housing and immigration practitioners

Government ministers must understand the challenges facing social welfare lawyers, Quazim Khan tells Matthew Rogers

Strasbourg court grants Charlie Gard’s parents six days to make substantive application

Suspensive measure extended to prevent ‘serious and irreparable harm’

New justice secretary pledges support to independent judiciary

David Lidington: respect for rule of law but unclear voting record on social issues

New Lord Chancellor gives lawyers cause for concern and hope

Here’s hoping David Lidington understands his oath better than his predecessors, writes John van der Luit-Drummond

Strasbourg court grants emergency hearing in Charlie Gard appeal

ECtHR to consider whether there has been a breach of article 8 rights to privacy and family life

Strasbourg court to consider Gard case after Supreme Court refuses appeal

Pre-emptive application to ECHR questions possible breach of article 8 rights