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Sharia ‘law’ should not trump domestic law, ECHR rules

Sharia ‘law’ should not trump domestic law, ECHR rules

Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018

A Greek court was wrong to prioritise sharia 'law' provisions over those of the country's domestic legal code, the ECHR has ruled. Read More »

91% of barristers would insist witnesses remove face veil while giving evidence

91% of barristers would insist witnesses remove face veil while giving evidence

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2015

Over 90% of barristers would support some limits on face veils during trials, it has emerged. Read More »

The Law Society withdraws controversial Sharia guidance and apologises

The Law Society withdraws controversial Sharia guidance and apologises

Posted: Mon, 24 Nov 2014

The sharia succession practice note has been withdrawn by the Law Society, following widespread criticism for gender discrimination. Read More »

Glasgow University investigates impact and extent of religious privilege

Glasgow University investigates impact and extent of religious privilege

Posted: Fri, 14 Nov 2014

Researchers in the history and law departments of Glasgow University are beginning a research project to map the historical and current religious privileges in Scotland's laws. Read More »

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