So, have you seen our 50 Human Rights Cases That Transformed Britain?
If not, click here. Pretty cool, eh? It works on a phone but make sure you view it on a desktop computer or tablet for the full bubbly experience.
Can We Read #50cases As A… List?
What, you have something against bubbles? Anyway, sure you can – just click here
Did You Realise That Clicking On “Read The Full Story” Gets You To A Custom-Written Plain-English Summary Of The Case?
How great is that?
How Did We Find The Cases?
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The list was crowdsourced through our sister site, the UK Human Rights Blog. We received around 70 entries. The final list was created entirely from those submissions. We didn’t curate or manipulate it in any way.
What Is The “Influence” Rating?
Did you notice that the bubbles are sized according to “influence”? That was calculated using the number of times each case had been “cited” (mentioned) in other cases.
Hang On, Isn’t One From the 18th Century?!
Yes, it came almost 200 years before the European Convention on Human Rights. But quite a few people saw Somerset v Stewart as a human rights case nonetheless, and we agree. Arguably, it was the first human rights case.