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The Fifth Annual Oxford Legal Assistance Public Law Moot

admin 25th May 2016

The fifth annual Oxford Legal Assistance Public Law Moot took place on 21 May 2016 at the Oxford Law Faculty. The moot competition was a great success. Competitors were from law and non-law backgrounds. The competition is organised in conjunction with Oxford Legal Assistance, the only pro bono organisation open to undergraduate law students at […]

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New Publication: The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law by OxHRH Associate Dr Cathryn Costello

admin 15th April 2016

Part of the acclaimed Oxford Studies in European Law, The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law by Dr Cathryn Costello contributes a scholarly analysis of EU and ECHR migration and refugee law, including key EU legislative measures, the Court of Justice’s main rulings, and related European Court of Human Rights case law. To claim […]

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OPBP Completes Report on Diplomatic Immunity and the Prohibition of Human Trafficking

Olivia Flasch 4th April 2016

OPBP has recently completed a Report investigating the commercial nature of human trafficking as justifying an exception to diplomatic immunity. The Report engages in a comparative study of twelve jurisdictions by probing four broad issues: the prohibition of human trafficking, the commercial nature of human trafficking, incorporation of the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, […]

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Refugee Studies Centre Seminar: Making Sense of the EU-Turkey Deal-Law, Politics and Practicalities

admin 16th March 2016

Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB RSC Public Seminar Series, Hilary Term: ‘Destination: Europe’ Convenors: Cathryn Costello and Stephanie Motz Chair:  Dr Tom Scott-Smith Panelists:  Professor Guy S Goodwin-Gill, Dr Cathryn Costello, Professor Alexander Betts, Dr Jeff Crisp, Dr Franck Düvell On 7 March 2016, EU leaders announced a new agreement with Turkey, stating that ‘bold […]

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