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About Connor Johnston

Connor Johnston is a housing barrister at Garden Court Chambers and co-chair of Young Legal Aid Lawyers.

Articles by Connor Johnston

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

In defence of the Human Rights Act - laws must change with society

The law must adapt to remain relevant. The changing interpretation of human rights is entirely in line with our best legal traditions.

The absurdity of Mr Grayling’s residence test

A barrister considers how a slave would have fared under the British government’s proposed legal aid residence test.

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