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About Charlotte Threipland

Charlotte is a lawyer, researcher and campaigner and Editor of openJustice. From working on death penalty cases in Louisiana to unveiling the housing conditions of vulnerable migrant children living in London, Charlotte's work focuses on using the law, investigation and advocacy to help marginalised individuals hold larger powers to account.

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Julian Richards is openDemocracy’s managing editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Windrush: the inevitable result of a hostile environment and no legal recourse

As the UK government designs the compensation scheme for victims of the Windrush scandal, we look at the toxic combination of factors that caused the scandal in the first place.

Why legal aid matters and what you can do about it

Cuts to legal aid are causing widespread injustice and likely costing the taxpayer more. The government are reviewing the cuts. We have a final chance to tell them we care.

The UK just sent three men to prison for peaceful civil opposition

A closer look at the case that gave fracking protesters an excessive jail sentence.

Fairness, respect and community should be the driving forces behind immigration policy

Leading immigration campaigners call on UK government to take values-based approach to immigration post-Brexit

It's about time our judiciary started to reflect the people it serves

A senior judiciary that so clearly fails to reflect the ethnic, gender and social composition of the nation seriously undermines justice in England and Wales.

Does Britain still uphold the rule of law?

Our hard-won rule of law is being squandered in the name of austerity and a narrow view of national security.

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