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Public law is that part of law which governs relationships between individuals and the government, and those relationships between individuals which are of direct concern to society.
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Human rights law is the body of international law designed to promote and protect human rights at the international, regional, and domestic levels.

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International law is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and between nations. It serves as a framework for the practice of stable and organized international relations.
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  • ... We have enormous sympathy and the greatest respect for those who have acted with such determination and industry on behalf of the claimant ... the case has been conducted with great skill and very considerable restraint and economy ...
    Rt. Hon. Sir John Thomas
    Rt. Hon. Sir John Thomas

    Ali Zaki Mousa Inquiry

  • ... We cannot part with this case without paying tribute to the claimants' legal advisers who, although greatly outnumbered by the Secretary of State's legal team, have persisted with their requests for disclosure skilfully and with commendable determination.
    Lord Justice Scott Baker
    Lord Justice Scott Baker

    Al-Sweady Inquiry

  • … All that is then necessary to say before leaving this appeal is that in my view the claimants’ lawyers, and particularly Mr. Phil Shiner, have rendered a valuable public service in bringing forward their clients’ claims and prosecuting them with such conspicuous skill and vigour.
    Lord Justice Brooke
    Lord Justice Brooke

    Al-Skeini Inquiry

  • PIL is an extraordinary firm of solicitors, who must be - certainly should be, the pride of the legal profession ...


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