Long read | Will the UK uphold its commitment to human rights?

Will the UK uphold its commitment to Europe’s human rights regime post-Brexit? Lucy Moxham and Oliver Garner (Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law) consider the divergences between the EU and the UK on the topic of human rights and the rationale behind ECHR conditionality in the ongoing negotiations. They examine the provisions on automatic suspension and termination of law enforcement and judicial cooperation in criminal matters in the EU’s Draft Agreement of 18 March and, in particular, the meaning of the wording ‘abrogates’ in this context.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2020/06/30/long-read-will-the-uk-uphold-its-commitment-to-human-rights/