||The links on this site are of a legal nature only
and are confined to the UK.
For direct action and protest groups try
For news of actions and protests try
Inclusion here obviously does not imply support from LDMG. If you know of a
link which should be here, please email us.
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.
coach action - those detained on the way to Fairford Airforce base who have
issued a judicial review of the detention.
Human Rights & Civil
Liberty, the civil
liberties organisation's website.
Liberty's human rights website.
Statewatch monitors the state and
civil liberties in the UK and Europe.
The Public Law Project
undertakes specialist research, training and information, advice and
representation in public law to access justice for poor and disadvantaged
Amnesty International UK
Against the Terrorism Acts: Information and campaigning against the Terrorism
Act 2000 and the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001.
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.
Everything you never wanted to know about the UK ID card.
Privacy International is a
human rights group, a watchdog on surveillance and privacy invasions by
governments and corporations.
Legal resource centre for UK
political activists with an animal rights slant.
centre for UK political activists with an Anti-nuclear slant.
Basic Law for Road
Protestors, second edition by Peter Gray.
Environmental Law Foundation: A national charity that secures environmental
justice for communities and individuals through a network of legal and
Prisons, Prisoners Support & Miscarriages of
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.
Earth Liberation Prisoners
Supports people who have been arrested and imprisoned for acts of direct action
in defence of animals and the earth.
Vegan Prisoners Support Group
assists vegan animal rights prisoners either held in police custody or within
the prison system.
Innocent are committed to fighting
miscarriages of justice in general and campaigning on behalf of specific cases.
Miscarriages of Justice UK Founded by Paddy Hill, one of the
Birmingham 6, they fight for people who are wrongly imprisoned.
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.
The national federation of
services supporting families of prisoners
Official Prison Service
Criminal Cases Review Commission
(CCRC). The official body responsible for investigating suspected miscarriages
of criminal justice in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Office police website - links to individual forces and general information.
Deaths in Custody or by Police
INQUEST: Advice, campaigning and information for bereaved people facing
Coroner's Inquests, especially those involving deaths in custody (Police,
prison, detained patients).
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.
A film about the struggle for
justice by the families of people that have died in police custody.
Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns: Bringing Together Families and
Individuals Fighting Deportation
Release: Drugs and the law and human rights.
Advice on the drug
The Advisory Service for
Friends, Families &
Travellers: Advice for all travellers.
Shelter Housing Advice.
Index on Censorship: website
events on free expression and censorship around the world.
description of how the UK legal system works from an academic institution.
Another guide to how the
UK legal system works from Law Librarian in an academic institution.
introduction to the English legal system from a barrister, also available in
An official advice site
with mainstream but useful advice.
UK Acts of
Parliament 1988 onwards.
legislation (Statutory Instruments) from 1987 onwards
Official website of the courts
- useful general information.
Official website of the
criminal courts - useful general information.
portal with links to all Government sites.
The Legal Services Commission - the
replacement for the Legal Aid Board, for funding cases.
Law Society: firms of solicitors.
List of Solicitors in
England and Wales.
Bar Council: Barristers.
Barristers in England and Wales.
Law Centres Federation - free
The National Association of
Citizens Advice Bureaux - free advice.
A useful portal to many legal
Ombudsmen services available to
individuals who believes that they have received an injustice from a public
Scottish Law Society - includes a
guide to Scots law.
A charity providing fee advice on