Jonathan Fisher (barrister)
|This biographical article relies too much on references to primary sources. (August 2012)|
In May 2011 Fisher was appointed a Commissioner on the Bill of Rights Commission established by the Coalition Government to investigate the case for a UK Bill of Rights.
In 2006 Fisher was elected Chairman of Research of the Society of Conservative Lawyers. He held the post for four years and was included as No 62 in Conservative Home’s Search for 100 peers.
In 2004 the Society of Conservative Lawyers published Fisher’s pamphlet on Why Intercept Evidence Should Be Admissible in Criminal Proceedings. In 2006 Fisher wrote a pamphlet for the Conservative Liberty Forum entitled A British Bill of Rights and Obligations and more recently, in 2012, he wrote a paper entitled Rescuing Human Rights which was published by the Henry Jackson Society.