Articles and Downloads
A collection of articles, interviews and podcasts involving Matrix members.
The Matrix Law Pod Episode 11: Building Back Better – Do Covid, Brexit and Black Lives Matter present a moment of constitutional opportunity for the UK?
Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify and Acast. In this week’s podcast, Murray Hunt and Helen Mountfield QC are joined by Kate O’Regan, former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, and Alan Miller, Co-Chair of the Scottish National Taskforce on Human Rights Leadership, to discuss whether the concurrent crises of Covid, Brexit and Black Lives […]
The Matrix Law Pod Episode 10: Past, Present, Future – Transitional Justice for Turbulent Times – a discussion with Paul Van Zyl
Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify and Acast. This week’s podcast explores some of the wider themes exemplified by the Black Lives Matter protest through the lens of transitional justice. Transitional justice is a phrase used to describe how societies once torn apart by conflicts of many sorts, can deal with past legacies and move forward, whether […]
The Matrix Law Pod Episode 9: Death, Protest, Change – A Discussion With David Lammy MP On The Response To The Killing Of George Floyd
Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify and Acast. The brutal killing of George Floyd has led to a chain reaction in many countries not simply of protest but an increasing acknowledgement of the need to address the persistent and pervasive impact of systemic racism. This week we speak to David Lammy MP, one of the most prominent […]
In part 2 of this post on judicial review in criminal proceedings I will be looking at when judicial review is used to challenge decisions of the court. In part 1 I noted that in terms of challenging decisions to prosecute and investigate, the theme of the case law was that criminal proceedings should stay […]
Back in April I wrote a piece on the CCRC, and noted that in the face of a CCRC refusal, the only remedy is judicial review. In this two-part post I will be looking at the role of judicial review more widely in criminal proceedings, and some of the specific challenges that arise when public […]