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Friday in Focus: Chris McConnachie

admin 10th November 2017

I get a little jolt of excitement when I see the Oxford Human Rights Hub pop up in my inbox or Twitter feed. Between 2012 and 2013, I had the privilege of working under Sandy Fredman in launching and developing OxHRH. In those days, the website was still a prototype and updates could only be […]

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OPBP Publishes Report on Life Imprisonment

Olivia Flasch 5th September 2016

OPBP is delighted to publish a Report on the imposition of life sentences that well exceed the life expectancy of the convicted person. It contains a comparative analysis of nine jurisdictions, and asks four questions: 1) how is an individual sentenced in each jurisdiction, 2) what restrictions are there on sentencing to life imprisonment, 3) what are the […]

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OPBP Completes Report on Reparations and Remedies for Victims of Sexual and Gender Based Violence

Olivia Flasch 29th January 2016

OPBP has recently completed a Report investigating the remedies and reparations for victims of sexual and gender based violence. The Report engages in a comparative study of nine jurisdictions by probing three broad questions: the forms of remedies and reparations awarded by judicial or non-judicial bodies, the formulation of these awards by the relevant bodies, […]

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Call for Applications: OPBP Executive Committee 2014-2015

Kate Mitchell 29th September 2014

Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP), the Oxford Law Faculty’s pro bono research organisation, is looking for graduate students with a passion for pro bono law to join the Executive Committee in the 2014-2015 academic year. OPBP prepares free, high quality, international and comparative law research for lawyers and organisations around the world on important public […]

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The Latest Developments from the Public Law Project

admin 11th September 2014

PLP is recruiting a trainee solicitor through the Justice First Fellowship; a scheme which has been established to help talented law students establish sustainable careers with a focus on access to justice. The Scheme has been established by The Legal Education Foundation, in partnership with other funding organisations in the social welfare law sector. The […]

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