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Great Britain: Government Consultation on Possible Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

(Apr. 13, 2009) The British government has recently published a consultation paper on whether it should introduce a Bill of Rights and Responsibilities “to protect fundamental freedoms and foster mutual responsibility.” (Ministry of Justice, Rights and Responsibilities: Developing Our Constitutional Framework, Mar. 2009, available at http://www.justice.gov.uk/publications/docs/rights-responsibilities.pdf.) In its current version, the Bill of Rights and […]