33 episodes

In association with Prospect Magazine, the 'Matrix Pod: The Rule of Law' will addresses how law, courts and the rule of law are holding up in the UK and abroad.

Matrix Pod: The Rule of Law Matrix Chambers

    • Society & Culture

In association with Prospect Magazine, the 'Matrix Pod: The Rule of Law' will addresses how law, courts and the rule of law are holding up in the UK and abroad.

    Boris Johnson and the Rule of Law

    Boris Johnson and the Rule of Law

    Richard Hermer QC, Helen Mountfield QC, Murray Hunt and Adam Wagner dissect the last three years of rule under Boris Johnson. How has it fared, what have been the points of concern and what should the new leader do to restore any damage done?

    Later this year, Adam’s will publish his latest book “Emergency State” which will exam examining how, from a rule of law perspective, the country’s response to Covid measures up.

    • 44 min
    Roe v Wade - Endgame?

    Roe v Wade - Endgame?

    Roe v Wade - Endgame? by Matrix Chambers

    • 46 min
    The Laws of War – A Guide

    The Laws of War – A Guide

    The Laws of War – A Guide by Matrix Chambers

    • 49 min
    The Rules of War

    The Rules of War

    The Rules of War by Matrix Chambers

    • 46 min
    Russia:Ukraine – What’s law got to do with it?

    Russia:Ukraine – What’s law got to do with it?

    Richard Hermer QC and Professor Andrew Clapham discuss the current crisis occurring on the Russia Ukraine border including the international legal obligations to offer assistance should a threat be recognised.

    For those interested in learning more about the legal framework governing war, we recommend Andrew’s latest book “War”.

    • 27 min
    The Liquidation Of Memorial Putin's War On Human Rights

    The Liquidation Of Memorial Putin's War On Human Rights

    Richard Hermer QC and Helen Mountfield QC talk to Tatiana Glushkova, member of the Council of Memorial Human Rights Centre, and Jess Gavron, the Legal Director at European Human Rights Advocacy Centre regarding the recent events in Russia and the wider context of the rule of law. Many would agree that our global judiciaries should remain apolitical however in many authoritarian states there have been continued abuses of basic Human Rights.
    Richard and Helen also briefly comment on the UK Government's compliance with the rule of law and touch upon the rights to an abortion in the USA and Poland.

    • 39 min

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