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The New Politics of Socio-Economic Rights

The New Politics of Socio-Economic Rights

The wave of constitutional democracy, which was generated during the latter part of the previous century, has ensured that the enforcement of socio-economic rights have become central to contemporary constitutional debates.  At the most obvious level of justification for the inclusion of these rights within a constitution lies the argument that they enhance democracy by [...]

A Message From the Dean of the Oxford Faculty of Law

A Message From the Dean of the Oxford Faculty of Law

The Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog officially launches this week.  Timothy Endicott, Dean of the Oxford Faculty of Law,  expresses his support and reflects on the Hub’s potential to advance the understanding of human rights. I would like to add my welcome, and my congratulations to the director, Sandra Fredman, and the editorial team of [...]

A Quick Overview

Blog posts have been coming in thick and fast over the last month. To help you get up to speed, the editorial team has put together a quick summary of some of the major themes. Justice Verma Committee on Indian sexual violence laws The Justice Verma Committee submitted its report on the reform of India’s [...]