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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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SAJAP Receives Grant Support from the World Justice Project

admin 11th April 2014

The Southern African Judicial Assistance Project (SAJAP) between the Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP), University of Oxford and the Democratic Governance and Rights Unit (DGRU), University of Cape Town has been awarded a grant by the World Justice Project for supporting the national judges in the Southern African region. The grant enables one student each from University of Cape Town and […]

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