The Defence Committee are looking into the recent investigations into fatalities involving British service personnel during 'the Troubles'
Tuesday 7 March 2017, The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
- Professor Richard Ekins, Tutorial Fellow in Law, Oxford University and Head of Policy Exchange's Judicial Power Project
- Professor Kieran McEvoy, Professor of Law and Transitional Justice, Queen’s University Belfast
- Professor Peter Rowe, Professor Emeritus of Law, Lancaster University
- Professor Philippe Sands QC, Professor of Law, University College London
Purpose of the session
It will look at the background to the investigations by the Legacy Investigation Branch, the UK's legal obligations to investigate allegations made against former service personnel, including the role played by the European Court of Human Rights and the European Convention of Human Rights.
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