Magna Carta after 800 years: relevance for our legislation on refugees, terrorists, secrecy, and other issues.
John Hassett. The most significant legacy of Magna Carta is its symbolism. We respect it today as a cornerstone of our freedom. This year is the 800th anniversary of the signing on 15 June 1215 by King John of a document (Carta Libertatum) inscribed in Latin on sheepskin parchment. It arose from a struggle between the […]