Liz Davies

Liz Davies is chair of the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers and a barrister specialising in housing and homelessness law. She writes here in a personal capacity

Defending human rights defenders February 2012

Haldane Society chair Liz Davies invites you to a conference seeking to build solidarity with those defending human rights across the world

A Scottish tragedy August 2011

Liz Davies finds Alan McCombes’ account of Tommy Sheridan’s downfall painful but necessary

Trespassers will be prosecuted July 2011

Government plans to criminalise squatting will affect rights to both housing and to protest says Liz Davies

A hard case December 2010

Liz Davies looks at initiatives to rescue legal aid

A friend in court December 2009

Liz Davies reviews Memoirs of a Radical Lawyer by Michael Mansfield QC (Bloomsbury, 2009)

Why stay? September 2007

Liz Davies was an active member of the Labour left between 1979 and 2001 and elected as a Grassroots Alliance candidate to the Labour Party's national executive committee between 1998 and 2000. Here she responds to Alex Nunn's essay and opens a debate that continues on the Red Pepper website and forum

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