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2019 Oxford Legal Walk

30 Sep 2019 - Meet outside the Oxfordshire County Courthouse

The Oxford Human Rights Hub will be participating in the Oxford Legal Walk this year! Join us walking on September 30, 2019, and make a donation to support legal aid. This 10k sponsored walk supports advice charities in Oxford; together, teams in the 2018 Walk raised over £15,000 for their community. Bob Nightingale, founder of LLST, […]

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The Peace Process in Colombia-Justice Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa (Constitutional Court of Colombia)

10 May 2017 - Oxford Centre for Criminology

The 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas has entered the implementation phase. As the UN Security Council verifies the bilateral ceasefire and FARC’s disarmament, the Constitutional Court continues to review key aspects of the process, such as the nature of the peace agreement, its ratification, the mechanisms for its implementation […]

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Litigating for Individual and Transformative Change-Joss Saunders and Niall Watson (Oxfam)

14 Feb 2017 - Seminar Room D, Law Faculty, University of Oxford

This seminar will consider practical aspects of strategic litigation from an NGO perspective, in different countries, through the lens of cases on the environmental and a gender justice.  The focus is on the strategy, and how the litigation fits into a wider campaigning context.  In particular the seminar will focus on  the importance of informed […]

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The Challenge of Human Rights Advocacy-Professor Francesca Klug (LSE)

01 Dec 2016 - Room D, Law Faculty, Oxford University

What is distinctive about human rights  advocacy? Does framing an issue in human rights terms produce specific challenges? Does advocating for an ethical framework require us to think about our language, behavior and mode of campaigning? Can a scholar successfully combine advocacy and scholarship without fatally compromising both? Why  has human rights advocacy within the […]

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Prisoners’ Voting Rights: The Constitutional and Policy Case for Compliance with the Judgment of the Strasbourg Court-Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC (UCL)

15 Nov 2016 - Room F, Law Faculty, Oxford University

The European Court of Human Rights, in the case of Hirst, has held that the UK’s blanket ban on prisoners’ voting offends Convention rights.  The previous Prime Minister said that prisoners voting makes him ‘physically sick’ and the House of Commons has passed a resolution in effect encouraging defiance of Strasbourg’s ruling. Apart from the […]

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Access to Justice Foundation-Oxford Legal Walk

17 Oct 2016 - SAID Business School, Oxford

***Correction: the walk begins at the SAID Business School***   With the reduction in funds for legal aid and the increase in tribunal fees, access to justice remains illusory for many individuals in our own community. Oxford Legal Assistance, the Oxford Human Rights Hub and Oxford Pro Bono Publico are partnering with Access to Justice […]

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The Great Legal Bake

03 Feb 2016 - Law Faculty

What happens when CAKE confronts LAW? Here comes a great opportunity for those of you who enjoy baking and would like to help with legal assistance in our community:   The Oxford Human Rights Hub, Oxford Pro Bono Publico and Oxford Legal Assistance will be taking part in the 2016 London Legal Trust Great Legal Bake on 3 February 2016 in order to raise money for […]

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Great Legal Bake! OxHRH, OLA and OPBP Bake for Justice!

11 Feb 2015 - Faculty of Law, St Cross Road, University of Oxford

The Oxford Human Rights Hub, Oxford Pro Bono Publico and Oxford Legal Assistance will be taking part in the 2015 London Legal Trust Great Legal Bake on 11 February 2015 in order to raise money form the London Legal Trust and OPBP and OLA’s activities.   There will be a bake sale taking place at the […]

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Referrals to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights: What Questions are Serious Enough?-Prof Fiona de Londras (Durham)

03 Feb 2015 - White and Case Room, Oxford Law Faculty

Decisions of a chamber of the European Court of Human Rights can be referred by either party for reconsideration by the Grand Chamber. These referral applications are then decided upon by a panel of five judges, which decides whether they raise sufficiently ‘serious’ questions for the Grand Chamber to be convened. The process and principles […]

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