Law Professor Martin Scheinin provides expert opinion on proposed UK surveillance legislation

On Wednesday 27 April Law Professor Martin Scheinin appeared before the Joint Committee of Human Rights of the UK Parliament. He was invited by the Committee to comment on and reply to their queries regarding the Investigatory Powers Bill, which is a post-Snowden effort to legislate on  surveillance powers in the UK.  Legislators on the […]

SURVEILLE informs European Parliament resolution

The European Parliament (EP) has passed a strongly worded resolution on surveillance drawing on the findings of the SURVEILLE research project, based at the European University Institute (EUI). The SURVEILLE project was headed by Martin Scheinin, Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the EUI. It is a cross-disciplinary research project funded by the […]