Day: October 3, 2020

Boris to opt-out of major European human rights laws making it easier to deport migrants, harder to sue soldiers

Boris to opt-out of major European human rights laws making it easier to deport migrants, harder to sue soldiers

Boris Johnson looks set to withdraw from significant European human rights laws in a move which could make it easier to deport migrants and more difficult to sue British soldiers.

Ministers are considering opt-outs from the Human Rights Act (HRA) in areas the Government believes European judges have ‘overreached,’ according to the Sunday Telegraph.

The legislation was signed into British law in November 1998 to incorporate rights set out in the European Convention on Human

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Government briefing to allay universities’ fears over foreign veto laws adds to uncertainty

Australian universities could get the green light to strike deals with international counterparts under the Morrison government’s new foreign veto laws, only to have the agreements ripped up years down the track because “foreign policy considerations are not static”.



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As concerns grow within the higher education sector about the reach of a proposed bill giving Canberra the power to cancel international deals, Guardian Australia has learned

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Longtime GOP election lawyer: ‘There’s no proof of widespread fraud’

Longtime Republican election lawyer Benjamin Ginsberg in a new op-ed issued a blunt rebuke to GOP claims of widespread voter fraud as President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump campaign manager tests positive for COVID-19 Trump given Remdesivir as treatment for COVID-19 infection ICE launching billboard campaign highlighting ‘at-large immigration violators’ MORE looks to cast doubt over election procedures heading into November.

Ginsberg, who has represented four Republican presidential candidates and played a key role in cases

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