Sam Hawke

Sam Hawke
Liberty
Advocacy and Policy Officer

Sam joined Liberty in 2015 after training as a barrister, completing pupillage in immigration and housing law.

He has a master’s degree in Law, focusing on human rights and constitutional law.

Sam works on policy development relating to the Human Rights Act, refugee law, freedom of information and other issues.

Articles by Sam Hawke

'No evidence that the HRA needs to be repealed’: An update on the Human Rights Act

It’s always worth sharing good news, especially when it’s related to the Human Rights Act. And at a time when each new piece of Government legislation is peppered with dangerously divisive policy, we’re particularly eager for positive news

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The Government has promised not to weaken Freedom of Information - we must hold them to their word

After reviewing the evidence – almost all of which supported the Freedom of Information Act – the Government's Commission has released its report

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