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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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New Oxford Pro Bono Publico Executive Committee 2015-2016

admin 17th November 2015

OPBP is delighted to welcome the newly appointed OPBP Executive Committee 2015-2016. The roles for this year are as follows: Chair: Ivo Gruev Deputy Chair: Ugo Raymond Ezeh Public Relations Officer: Olivia Flasch Treasurer: Ruoyu Li Internships Officers: Helen Taylor, Jacob Burnett Communications Officer: Louis Tranvanlieu We are confident that they will continue to drive […]

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OPBP Announces 2015 SAJAP Award Recipient

admin 10th September 2015

Oxford Pro Bono Publico expresses its heartiest congratulations to Michael Rhimes – this year’s recipient of the Southern African Judicial Assistance Project (SAJAP) award. Michael will clerk with the Namibian Supreme Court, providing legal research and supporting the judiciary in Namibia to facilitate the delivery of high quality, independent judgments. Michael has completed his BCL […]

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