18 relations: Appellate court, Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights, Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights, Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, Court of Appeal of England and Wales, Deportation, European Convention on Human Rights, Ex parte, Human rights, Human Rights Act 1998, Johan Steyn, Baron Steyn, Judicial functions of the House of Lords, Right of asylum, Robert Carswell, Baron Carswell, Robert Walker, Baron Walker of Gestingthorpe, Thomas Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill, Torture, United Kingdom.
An appellate court, commonly called an appeals court, court of appeals (American English), appeal court (British English), court of second instance or second instance court, is any court of law that is empowered to hear an appeal of a trial court or other lower tribunal.
Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights prohibits torture, and "inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment".
Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides a right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion.
Brenda Marjorie Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond (born 31 January 1945) is a British barrister, jurist and judge, who is the current Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
Her Majesty's Court of Appeal in England, commonly known as the Court of Appeal of England and Wales or, simply, the Court of Appeal, is the second most senior court in the English legal system, with only the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom above it.
Deportation is the expulsion of a person or group of people from a place or country.
The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (formally the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms) is an international treaty to protect human rights and fundamental freedoms in Europe.
Ex parte is a Latin legal term meaning "from (by or for) party".
Human rights are moral principles or normsJames Nickel, with assistance from Thomas Pogge, M.B.E. Smith, and Leif Wenar, Dec 13, 2013, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy,, Retrieved Aug.
The Human Rights Act 1998 (c42) is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom which received Royal Assent on 9 November 1998, and mostly came into force on 2 October 2000.
Johan van Zyl Steyn, Baron Steyn, PC (born 15 August 1932) is a South African/British jurist, and until September 2005 a Law Lord.
The House of Lords, in addition to having a legislative function, historically also had a judicial function.
The right of asylum (sometimes called right of political asylum, from the ancient Greek word ἄσυλον) is an ancient juridical concept, under which a person persecuted by their own country may be protected by another sovereign authority, a foreign country, or church sanctuaries (as in medieval times).
Robert Douglas Carswell, Baron Carswell, PC, QC (born 28 June 1934), is a retired Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.
Robert Walker, Baron Walker of Gestingthorpe, PC, (born 17 March 1938) is an English barrister and former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
Thomas Henry Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill, (13 October 1933 – 11 September 2010), was a British judge and jurist.
Torture is the act of deliberately inflicting severe physical or psychological pain and possibly injury to an organism, usually to one who is physically restrained or otherwise under the torturer's control or custody and unable to defend against what is being done to him or her.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.