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Oxford Transitional Justice Research Call for Papers-Rethinking Transitional Justice: What Does It Mean Today?

admin 6th April 2017

A Workshop for PhD Candidates and Early-Career Researchers 22 June 2017 To mark its 10th Anniversary, OTJR is organizing a one-day workshop to engage PhD candidates, early-career researchers and practitioners working on transitional justice in guided discussions about their current work. The workshop will provide an opportunity for networking and exchanging ideas with other postgraduates […]

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New Publication: Water is Life: Women’s Rights in National and Local Water Governance in Eastern and Southern Africa

admin 21st December 2016

New book that engenders the human right to water in African context : Water is Life: Women’s human rights in national and local water governance in Eastern and Southern Africa, Anne Hellum, Patricia Kameri- Mbote and Barbara van Koppen, Harare: Weaver Press 2015 The book approaches water and sanitation as an African gender and human rights issue. […]

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Call for Volunteers for Oxford Legal Assistance

admin 12th October 2016

Oxford Legal Assistance (OLA), the Oxford Law Faculty’s legal clinic organization is looking for graduate student volunteers with a passion for pro bono work in the 2016-2017 academic year. OLA enables volunteers to engage and support crucial legal aid work carried out our local community. OLA has a rich partnership with Turpin & Miller, an awarding winning local law […]

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The 2016 Kalisher Trust Internship at JUSTICE

admin 5th July 2016

JUSTICE is recruiting for The Kalisher Trust internship which will take place from October 2016 to January 2017, and will be based in our London office. Interns will be paid an award of £5,000 in total. Read more on our internships page The Kalisher scholarship is intended to encourage and assist those intending to practice […]

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Bail for Immigration Detainees Meets Initial Fundraising Target

admin 1st July 2016

Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) is delighted to have reached their initial ‘all or nothing’ fundraising target. Their stretch target is £25,000 so that we can reach another 100 people with our Separated Families’ Project and so please continue to support this important campaign. Carrying on our work helping reunite families would not be possible without […]

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The Fifth Annual Oxford Legal Assistance Public Law Moot

admin 25th May 2016

The fifth annual Oxford Legal Assistance Public Law Moot took place on 21 May 2016 at the Oxford Law Faculty. The moot competition was a great success. Competitors were from law and non-law backgrounds. The competition is organised in conjunction with Oxford Legal Assistance, the only pro bono organisation open to undergraduate law students at […]

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Victoria Law Foundation-Seven Principles of Strategic Legal Practice for Community Legal Centres

admin 18th December 2015

The Victoria Law Foundation has released an exciting new report: Seven Principles of Strategic Legal Practice for Community Legal Centres by Agata Wierzbowski (Consumer Law Action Centre) that discusses the role of lawyers in society, making change. Community law work is not always easy. We hold the tension between limited resources and overwhelming legal need, […]

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OLA Graudate Students Working on Access to Justice Issues

admin 14th August 2015

Throughout the 2014-2015 academic year, eight graduate students from Oxford University have been assisting Turpin & Miller LLP in providing vital access to justice services. Students have been helping Turpin & Miller with preparing bail applications, providing crucial country research and visiting clients in detention centres. “Through my work with Turpin and Miller I had […]

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