Professor Alan Miller
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Professor Alan Miller is an expert in international human rights law, and was unanimously elected in 2007 by the Scottish Parliament to become the first Chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission. Alan has a combination of experience and expertise in the field of human rights grounded in 25 years involvement with the legal, academic and voluntary communities within Scotland. He previously ran a law practice in Castlemilk, Glasgow and is a past President of the Glasgow Bar Association and former Director of the Scottish Human Rights Centre. He also teaches human rights on the LLM programme at the University of Strathclyde where he is a member of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights Law. Prof Miller also brings an international perspective and insight gained from engagement with the United Nations and other bodies in capacity-building initiatives in around 20 countries around the world. This has included working with Iraqi, Sudanese and Palestinian lawyers as well as being adviser to the Global Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights led by Mary Robinson, former UN High commissioner for Human Rights.

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Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in a Future Scotland

(46) Comments | Posted 11 February 2013 | (00:00)

This week the Scottish Government has published a discussion paper on its vision for a transition process towards independence, should Scotland vote 'Yes' in the referendum in October 2014.

There has already been a huge amount of debate around the publication. One criticism...

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