DLA Annual Conference: Discrimination and Economic Inequality: Two Faces of Disadvantage

admin 19th September 2014

Monday 20th October at Baker McKenzie, 100 New Bridge Street, London EC4V 6JA This year’s DLA conference “Discrimination and Economic Inequality: two faces of disadvantage” confronts the duality of hardship which increasingly is the reality for far too many people. The critical question: Can you tackle one without the other? will be considered by speakers and in discussions throughout […]

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New Publication: Independence Referendums: Who Should Vote and Who Should be Offered Citizenship?

admin 16th September 2014

In this EUDO CITIZENSHIP Forum Debate, several authors consider the interrelations between eligibility criteria for participation in independence referendum (that may result in the creation of a new independent state) and the determination of putative citizenship ab initio (on day one) of such a state. The kick-off contribution argues for resemblance of an independence referendum […]

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New Publication: ‘The Syria crisis, displacement and protection’

admin 15th September 2014

Our colleagues at the Refugee Studies Centre have just released a new publication – Forced Migration Review issue 47 on ‘The Syria crisis, displacement and protection’ is now online at The 6.45 million displaced people inside Syria make this the largest IDP crisis in the world, with possibly also the largest number of people […]

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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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New publication: ‘Addressing Disparate Impact: Indirect Discrimination and the Public Sector Equality Duty’

admin 7th September 2014

Professor Sandra Fredman, Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, has published an article in the Industrial Law Journal entitled ‘Addressing Disparate Impact: Indirect Discrimination and the Public Sector Equality Duty’ (2014) 43 ILJ 349. Professor Fredman’s article examines a recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal, Essop v Home Office.

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