Legal News | No Law Against ‘Selfies’ But Don’t Take Them When Voting

Although there is no law against ‘selfies’ – the ubiquitous practice of taking photographs using a mobile phone of oneself doing pretty much anything anywhere – there is a law against communicating information about the way someone has voted or is about to vote or communicating the unique identification number on a ballot paper, so taking a selfie in a polling booth is being very much discouraged. Continue reading

Legal News | European Court Orders UK Government To Pay

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered the UK Government to pay a retired, disabled ballerina €1,000 in compensation for breaches of article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and €9,500 for expenses and legal costs after she brought a case against her local authority and the Government, which refused to pay for her night-time care. Continue reading