Centre for Criminology One Day Conference: Wrongful Conviction and the Death Penalty: The Inevitability of Error?

admin 15th October 2014

The Oxford Centre for Criminology is hosting a one day conference on ‘Wrongful Conviction and the Death Penalty: the inevitability of error?’ on 5 November, from 11.30, at the Maths Institute. Please see for more information, including a programme. As we are catering for this event (free lunch!), we’d like you to sign up at the […]

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Arbitrary Detention Project

admin 7th May 2014

Remedies and Procedures on the Right of Anyone Deprived of his or her Liberty by Arrest or Detention to Bring Proceedings before a Court: A Comparative and Analytical Review of State Practice (April 2014) This report was prepared for the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Arbitrary Detention, and analyses the domestic law of 21 jurisdictions (as […]

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Comparative Hate Crime Research Report

admin 1st May 2014

A comparative analysis of hate crime laws prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (April 2014) This report analyses specific questions regarding the application of hate crime laws to offences the victims of which belong to majority or advantaged groups in society. The report covers nine jurisdictions: Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, […]

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Draft Modern Slavery Bill

admin 17th April 2014

Associate Professor Liora Lazarus was invited to submit evidence to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Draft Modern Slavery Bill on 11 February 2014. The Committee was particularly concerned to hear about the human rights implications of the preventive orders proposed in the Bill. While welcoming the extent to which the Act met the positive […]

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