Exploring the Relationship between Identities and Judging

04 Nov 2014 - Senior Common Room, Law Faculty

Justice Mokgoro’s will be discussing the role of intersectional identities in the judicial decision making process. She will be drawing on her personal experiences as the South African Constitutional Courts first female, black judge to highlight the pervasive role that identity plays in the process of judging, and give an insight into the nuances of a […]

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Sexuality, Sexism and Sexual Violence in the Law: a Transatlantic Perspective

18 Nov 2014 - Senior Common Room, Law Faculty

Our society faces multiple challenges in how we treat sexual boundaries and sexual violence against women, from Title IX and campus sexual assault, to regulating internet pornography, to new trends of cyber-bullying and revenge porn. Dr Ann Olivarius, Senior Partner of McAllister Olivarius, represents women on the receiving end of bad treatment in these areas […]

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Women’s and Children’s Health: Evidence of the Impact of Human Rights -Prof Paul Hunt (Essex)

02 Dec 2014 - Senior Common Room, Law Faculty

In 2011, Professor Paul Hunt (UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, 2002-2008) was asked by Dr. Flavia Bustreo (Assistant Director-General, WHO) to lead a project on the evidence of impact of human rights on aspects of women’s and children’s health. A multi-disciplinary Steering Group was established, including Dr Francisco Songane, former Minister of […]

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