Michael Mansfield

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Ministers should face misconduct charges over Covid crisis, say UK campaigners
Unofficial inquiry by NHS campaign group claims governance failures contributed to thousands of deaths

Jamie Grierson

01, Dec, 2021 @11:56 AM

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Barristers, solicitors and paralegals urged to join single trade union
Top lawyers including Michael Mansfield say move would help all ranks of the profession

Owen Bowcott

20, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Michael Mansfield QC: ‘The university admissions tutor asked me, “What would you do with £1m?”’
The barrister, 76, on failing his Cambridge interview, dressing up as a banana – and learning from Grenfell

Michael Segalov

01, Sep, 2018 @1:00 PM

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As victims of spycops, we stand with Lush in campaign for full disclosure | Letters
Letter: Doreen Lawrence and John McDonnell are among 74 victims of secret undercover police operations, lawyers and others condemning misrepresentation of the cosmetics retailer


04, Jun, 2018 @12:32 PM

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Iraq war: judge to review Tony Blair prosecution ban
Private criminal prosecution against former PM was blocked last year by courts giving Blair immunity against criminal charges

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

05, Jul, 2017 @5:00 AM

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UK attorney general in bid to block case against Tony Blair over Iraq war
Jeremy Wright QC argues crime of aggression does not exist in English law, even though his predecessor reportedly claimed otherwise

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

16, Apr, 2017 @5:57 PM

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Michael Mansfield willing to replace Emmerson in abuse inquiry
But top barrister questions credentials of child abuse inquiry’s current chair and says ‘appalling appointments’ have been made

Matthew Weaver

30, Sep, 2016 @8:15 AM

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Investigatory powers bill not fit for purpose, say 200 senior lawyers
Letter to Guardian signed by QCs and leading legal figures says ‘snooper’s charter’ compromises ‘fundamental right to privacy and may be illegal’

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

14, Mar, 2016 @8:25 PM

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European, US and Australian lawyers call for China to end rights crackdown
An open letter in the Guardian urges Chinese president Xi Jinping to show he leads a ‘respected global superpower’ by freeing hundreds of attorneys• Read the full letter here

Tom Phillips in Beijing

18, Jan, 2016 @12:41 AM

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Why the stigma of suicide hurts so much | Tim Lott
Michael Mansfield’s campaign to break the silence around suicidal thoughts is vital for isolated men

Tim Lott

16, Dec, 2015 @6:33 PM

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Michael Mansfield calls for more support over suicides after daughter's death
Prominent human rights lawyer calls for more training for NHS staff to identify and help those at risk

Diane Taylor

14, Dec, 2015 @10:09 AM

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Child abuse survivors push Theresa May to save independent inquiry
More than 300 abuse survivors gather in parliament to tell home secretary that inquiry is a ‘complete mess’ and urge a rethink

Sandra Laville

14, Jan, 2015 @7:34 PM

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