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The Business and Human Rights debate : Lessons from the Bodo Community v Shell Litigation in the United Kingdom-Dan Leader (Leigh Day)

16 Feb 2016 - Seminar Room D, Law Faculty, Oxford University

Dan Leader is a barrister and Partner at Leigh Day with over 15 years litigation experience.  Leigh Day’s international department specialises in ground-breaking international human rights and environmental litigation with a particular focus on group actions by claimants from the developing world.   In the field of business and human rights, Leigh Day has successfully brought […]

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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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Politics of laïcité in France : The republican project under pressure (2004-2015)-Dr Stephanie Hennette Vauchez (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)

02 Feb 2016 - Senior Common Room, Law Faculty, Oxford University

Over the past decade, the legal principle of laïcité [secularism] has undergone radical changes. Initially a principle that guaranteed individual religious freedom and generated obligations of neutrality for public authorities only, it has evolved into a legal ground for curtailing the former and generating the latter for private individuals as well. Hence the multiplication of […]

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Religion and Human Rights

26 Jan 2016 - Seminar Room F, Law Faculty, Oxford University

John Bowers QC will discuss European human rights law and freedom of religion. The scope of what is a religion will be addressed. He will examine the effect of freedom of religion as a qualified right. He will consider decided cases on these issues:  wearing religious insignia, rights to circumcise, banning of ritual slaughter, Sabbath […]

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OxHRH Webinar-Counter-Terrorism and Security in Europe after the Paris Attacks-Prof Fiona de Londras (Birmingham)

22 Jan 2016 - Oxford University

The OxHRH Webinar is archived and now available to view here! The OxHRH with the support of the Bertha Foundation, is pleased to continue it’s innovative webinar series with an exciting webinar from Professor Fiona de Londras (University of Birmingham) on the security responses to the Paris Attacks in November 2015. The attacks in Paris […]

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