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RightsUp – Episode 2 – ‘Some Sort of Monster?’: The Benefits and Burdens of Human Rights for Business

22 May 2015 - https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/rightsup-global-perspective-human-rights-law-front

Welcome to RightsUp, a podcast from the Oxford Human Rights Hub. We look at the big human rights issues of the day, bringing in new perspectives from all over the world by talking to experts, academics, practicing lawyers, activists and policy makers who are at the forefront of tackling these difficult issues. Episode 2: ‘Some Sort […]

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RightsUp – Episode 2 – ‘Some Sort of Monster?’: The Benefits and Burdens of Human Rights for Business

22 May 2015 - https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/rightsup-global-perspective-human-rights-law-front

Welcome to RightsUp, a podcast from the Oxford Human Rights Hub. We look at the big human rights issues of the day, bringing in new perspectives from all over the world by talking to experts, academics, practicing lawyers, activists and policy makers who are at the forefront of tackling these difficult issues. Episode 2: ‘Some Sort […]

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Policing poor communities: what are the questions we should be asking?-Justice Kate O’Regan (Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into Inefficiencies in Policing in Khayelitsha, Cape Town)

19 May 2015 - Maxi Room, Pembroke College

Former South African Constitutional Court Justice and Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into Inefficiencies in Policing in Khayelitsha, Cape Town Justice Kate O’Regan will be giving a seminar on the role of police in poor communities. Drawing on her experience in Khayelitsha, she will be asking some foundational questions in developing a positive relationship […]

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Policing poor communities: what are the questions we should be asking?-Justice Kate O'Regan (Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into Inefficiencies in Policing in Khayelitsha, Cape Town)

19 May 2015 - Maxi Room, Pembroke College

Former South African Constitutional Court Justice and Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into Inefficiencies in Policing in Khayelitsha, Cape Town Justice Kate O’Regan will be giving a seminar on the role of police in poor communities. Drawing on her experience in Khayelitsha, she will be asking some foundational questions in developing a positive relationship […]

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Human Rights After the Election – A Near Miss or Apocalypse Now!-Adam Wagner (One Crown Office Row)

12 May 2015 - Senior Common Room, Oxford Law Faculty

With the impending 2015 UK Election we are still waiting to find out if the Human Rights Act and European Convention on Human Rights are safe for now or under serious threat. Come and hear barrister and human rights campaigner Adam Wagner’s views on the future of human rights in the UK. This seminar is being co-hosted […]

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RightsUp Podcast – Ep1: Old Problems, New Media: Revenge Porn and the Law

08 May 2015 - http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/rightsup-global-perspective-human-rights-law-front

Welcome to RightsUp, a podcast from the Oxford Human Rights Hub. We look at the big human rights issues of the day, bringing in new perspectives from all over the world by talking to experts, academics, practicing lawyers, activists and policy makers who are at the forefront of tackling these difficult issues. Listen and download […]

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Human Smuggling Before the Supreme Court of Canada-Professor Catherine Dauvergne (UBC)

06 May 2015 - Oxford Law Faculty

This talk will explain the constitutional challenge to Canada’s human smuggling laws that was argued before the Supreme Court of Canada in February 2015.  The case asks whether Canada’s criminalization of human smuggling is unconstitutional because it can penalize individuals and groups who assist refugees in seeking international protection in Canada.  Catherine Dauvergne provided expert […]

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The Shifting Nature of Work and Its Implications-Justice Michael Walton (Industrial Court of New South Wales)

28 Apr 2015 - Senior Common Room, Oxford Law Faculty

Employment is a critical feature of modern society. The nature of employment determines not only the operation of the economy and economic and business prosperity but also determines the quality of individuals’ lives. In that respect, work is both an economic transaction and central to human life and dignity. Critically, it is also an important […]

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The 30th Anniversary of Canadian Equality Rights: W(h)ither Sex Equality?-Prof Donna Greschner (Victoria)

27 Mar 2015 - Senior Common Room, Oxford Faculty of Law

In this seminar Prof Greschner examined key features of the Supreme Court of Canada’s jurisprudence on section 15 – the general equality rights provision of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom – from the aspirational perspective of substantive sex equality. Within each of the three distinct doctrinal periods over the past thirty years, the potential […]

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Is a Business and Human Rights Treaty Necessary?-Prof David Bilchitz (University of Johannesburg)

10 Mar 2015 - Law Boardroom, Oxford Faculty of Law

In June 2014, the Human Rights Council passed a resolution whereby countries agreed to commence discussions on a legally binding instrument relating to transnational corporations and other business enterprises. In this paper, Prof Bilchitz outlined four arguments for why a treaty is necessary to cure important lacunae in international law in this field. The arguments […]

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Human Rights and Personal Identity-Prof Jill Marshall (Leicester)

24 Feb 2015 - Law Boardroom, Oxford Faculty of Law

Jill Marshall’s Human Rights Law and Personal Identity, published by Routledge in June 2014, explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Marshall critically examines how, in a so called age of liberation and individuality, human rights law includes and excludes […]

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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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