Ed Bates

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Ed Bates is Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester. Posts are written in the author’s personal capacity.

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The Continued Failure to Implement Hirst v UK

It is over a decade now since the European Court of Human Rights delivered Hirst v United Kingdom (6 October 2005), ruling that the UK’s blanket (legislative) ban on convicted prisoners voting breached Art 3 of Protocol 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights (hereafter, the 'Convention'). Five years ago, in Greens and MT v…

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