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LINKS
The links on this site are of a legal nature only and are confined to the UK.
For direct action and protest groups try http://www.schnews.org.uk/
For news of actions and protests try http://www.indymedia.org.uk/
Inclusion here obviously does not imply support from LDMG. If you know of a link which should be here, please email us.

Protesters
http://www.activistslegalproject.org.uk/ The Activists' Legal Project provides information about the law to people who are thinking of taking direct action, or who have taken direct action.

www.fairfordcoachaction.org.uk/case/index.html
Fairford coach action - those detained on the way to Fairford Airforce base who have issued a judicial review of the detention.

Human Rights & Civil Liberties
http://www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk/
Liberty, the civil liberties organisation's website.

http://www.yourrights.org.uk/
Liberty's human rights website.

http://www.statewatch.org/
Statewatch monitors the state and civil liberties in the UK and Europe.

http://www.publiclawproject.org/
The Public Law Project undertakes specialist research, training and information, advice and representation in public law to access justice for poor and disadvantaged people.

http://www.amnesty.org.uk/
Amnesty International UK

go.to/ta2000
Coalition Against the Terrorism Acts: Information and campaigning against the Terrorism Act 2000 and the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001.

http://www.defy-id.org.uk/
Defy-ID is an adhoc network of groups and individuals prepared for active resistance to increasing surveillance and the introduction of identity or 'entitlement' cards in the UK.

www.theregister.co.uk/2004/05/05/complete_idcard_guide/
Everything you never wanted to know about the UK ID card.

http://www.privacyinternational.org/
Privacy International is a human rights group, a watchdog on surveillance and privacy invasions by governments and corporations.

Animal Rights
http://www.freebeagles.org/
Legal resource centre for UK political activists with an animal rights slant.

Environmental
www.urban75.com/Action/protest.html
Basic Law for Road Protestors, second edition by Peter Gray.

http://www.elflaw.org/
Environmental Law Foundation: A national charity that secures environmental justice for communities and individuals through a network of legal and technical experts.

Prisons, Prisoners Support & Miscarriages of Justice
http://www.brightonabc.org.uk/

Anarchist Black Cross Support group for anarchists, black liberation activists, anti-fascists and others we feel an affinity with who have ended up in prison.

http://www.spiritoffreedom.org.uk/
Earth Liberation Prisoners Supports people who have been arrested and imprisoned for acts of direct action in defence of animals and the earth.

innocent.org.uk
Innocent are committed to fighting miscarriages of justice in general and campaigning on behalf of specific cases.

http://www.mojuk.org.uk/
Miscarriages of Justice UK Founded by Paddy Hill, one of the Birmingham 6, they fight for people who are wrongly imprisoned.

www.enrager.net/hosted/caps/
The Campaign Against Prison Slavery exists to challenge and bring about an end to forced prison labour, and to expose the companies that exploit it.

http://www.prisonersfamilies.org.uk/
The national federation of services supporting families of prisoners

www.hmprisonservice.gov.uk/
Official Prison Service Website

http://www.ccrc.gov.uk/
Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC). The official body responsible for investigating suspected miscarriages of criminal justice in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Police
www.homeoffice.gov.uk/crimpol/police
Official Home Office police website - links to individual forces and general information.

Deaths in Custody or by Police
http://www.inquest.org.uk/
INQUEST: Advice, campaigning and information for bereaved people facing Coroner's Inquests, especially those involving deaths in custody (Police, prison, detained patients).

http://www.rsjc.org.uk/
Roger Sylvester Justice Campaign Campaigns to establish how Roger, a fit and healthy 30 year old man came to a horrific and premature death after being detained by the police.

http://www.injusticefilm.co.uk/
A film about the struggle for justice by the families of people that have died in police custody.

Refugees and Asylum Seekers
http://www.ncadc.org.uk
National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns: Bringing Together Families and Individuals Fighting Deportation

Drugs
http://www.release.org.uk/
Release: Drugs and the law and human rights.

www.urban75.com/Drugs/druglaws.html
Advice on the drug laws.

Squatting
www.squatter.org.uk/
The Advisory Service for Squatters.

http://www.gypsy-traveller.org/
Friends, Families & Travellers: Advice for all travellers.

http://www.shelter.org.uk/
Shelter Housing Advice.

Censorship
http://www.indexoncensorship.org/
Index on Censorship: website events on free expression and censorship around the world.

www.internetrights.org.uk/index.shtml
Internet rights and wrongs.

General
www.leeds.ac.uk/law/hamlyn/toc.htm
A general description of how the UK legal system works from an academic institution.

www.llrx.com/features/uk2.htm
Another guide to how the UK legal system works from Law Librarian in an academic institution.

www.advicenow.org.uk/go/index
An official advice site with mainstream but useful advice.

www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk/acts.htm
UK Acts of Parliament 1988 onwards.

www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk/stat.htm
UK Secondary legislation (Statutory Instruments) from 1987 onwards

www.courtservice.gov.uk/
Official website of the courts - useful general information.

www.cjsonline.org/home.html
Official website of the criminal courts - useful general information.

www.direct.gov.uk/Homepage/fs/en
The Government's portal with links to all Government sites.

www.justask.org.uk/
The Legal Services Commission - the replacement for the Legal Aid Board, for funding cases.

www.lawsoc.org.uk/
Law Society: firms of solicitors.

www.solicitors-online.com/
List of Solicitors in England and Wales.

http://www.barcouncil.org.uk/
Bar Council: Barristers.

2.sweetandmaxwell.co.uk/bardirectory/website
List of Barristers in England and Wales.

www.lawcentres.org.uk/
Law Centres Federation - free legal advice.

www.adviceguide.org.uk/
The National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux - free advice.

www.venables.co.uk/
A useful portal to many legal websites.

www.bioa.org.uk/
Ombudsmen services available to individuals who believes that they have received an injustice from a public body.

Scotland
www.lawscot.org.uk/
Scottish Law Society - includes a guide to Scots law.

www.lsa.org.uk/
A charity providing fee advice on Scottish law.


Police Information Guide
Should you ignore police bail conditions?
Reasons not to plead guilty.
Woollard Sentencing Remarks
No comment
The defendant's guide to arrest
Demo Reports 1996
Demo Reports 1995
Annual Report 1995