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Equality Act 2010

On 1 October 2010, the new Equality Act 2010 (“the EA”) came into force. It’s basically an amalgamation of the infamous Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (“the DDA”) with the Race Relations Act 1976, the...

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Tribunal advocacy

Right, we know there are not many Deaf lawyers in the UK. We know that there are even fewer Deaf lawyers undertaking advocacy in tribunals and court. I’m one of them. As an employment...

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Eugenics Debate

For those of you who are overwhelmed by the amount of media attention and debate surrounding the topic of eugenics and Clause 14 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill, here’s a very errudite...

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Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill

There is currently a huge furore within the Deaf community following the publication of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill. It basically proposes in Clause 14, section 4, number 9 (Lines 23-30, Page 10),...