How sweet is sixteen? Legal age limits in England and Wales
You’re legally a child until the age of 18, but the minimum legal age is 16 for some things.
Has the government banned the term 'pregnant woman'?
The term 'pregnant woman' is not being banned by the government. It’s not even being discouraged.
Is it legal to kill people fighting for Islamic State in Syria?
There’s no single authoritative statement of what’s allowed in international law.
TPIMs, internment and Control Orders: how the government has tried to control terror suspects.
Human rights law means police warnings for people at risk of being killed
Recent reports on the role of the European Court of Human Rights in police ‘threat to life’ warnings are only partially correct.
Clamping down on human rights lawyers
Why is the government so upset about "activist, left-wing human rights lawyers"? Joshua Rozenberg explains.
What does leaving the EU mean for human rights?
We look at what the impact of leaving the EU will be on human rights in the UK.
What does leaving the EU mean for asylum policy?
We look at what the impact of leaving the EU will be on asylum policy in the UK.
The UK's record in human rights cases
What does looking at the recent results of human rights cases against the UK show us?
The debate over human rights law
What is human rights law and what does each side say in this debate?
Votes for prisoners: politics versus human rights law
We look at the story behind the ECTHR ruling on prisoners' right to vote