Event archive

Great Legal Bake

22 Feb 2017 - Law Faculty, University of Oxford

  Everything’s always better with CAKE! Especially when it’s for Access to Justice!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 and Oxford Pro Bono Publico will be taking part in the 2017 London Legal Trust Great Legal Bake on 22 February 2017 in order […]

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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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Immunities, Withdrawals from the International Criminal Court, and African Discontent: Reflections on an Impasse-Max du Plessis (KwaZulu-Natal)

10 Feb 2017 - White & Case Room, Law Faculty, University of Oxford

The interpretation by the International Criminal Court of the provisions of its Statute on personal immunities has been much criticised and is of course the subject of political controversy, in particular within the African Union and some of its members. That controversy has recently catalysed the withdrawal from the ICC by certain States, including South Africa.  Is there […]

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A Conversation on Brexit’s Impact on Human Rights-Alison Young, Paul Craig, Nick Barber and Timothy Endicott (Oxford)

31 Jan 2017 - Gulbenkian Theatre, Law Faculty, University of Oxford

Brexit and the recent High Court decision in Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union have raised many challenging questions on the powers of the executive, the principal of Parliament sovereignty and the future  of human rights in the UK. For instance, is Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty irrevocable? What would it mean […]

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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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