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Brexit and Rights Seminar-Ulster University

admin 9th September 2016

Discussion seminar on the human rights and equality implications of the EU referendum Venue: The MAC Belfast, Metropolitan Arts Centre, 10 Exchange St, Belfast BT1 2LS Tuesday 27th September 9.30-1pm Partnership between the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI), Ulster University and the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) in association with the Equality Coalition Speakers: […]

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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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The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Centre for Human Rights and Justice Fall Events

admin 5th September 2016

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice is pleased to announce our fall event lineup, which includes a colloquium on natural resource governance, inequality, and human rights and the 2nd Annual Sissy Farenthold Endowed Lecture. September 21, 2016 Project Launch Texas Justice Initiative 5:30-7:30pm, Urban Co-Lab, 1818 East 12th Street To […]

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Deputy-Director Dr Meghan Campbell Discusses the Future of the Human Rights Act on BCB Radio

admin 26th August 2016

On August 25th, 2016, Deputy-Director Dr Meghan Campbell spoke to BCB Radio on the future of the UK Human Rights Act, 1998 (HRA). Recently, Justice Minister Liz Truss confirmed the Conservative governments commitment to repeal the HRA and enact a British Bill of Rights. Similar to past statements from the government, no further information was provided. […]

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Call for Papers-Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group Annual Conference 2017

admin 25th August 2016

Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group Annual Conference 2017 Call For Papers The Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group, hosted by the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin, will hold its 2017 meeting in Dublin on 15-16 June 2017. Proposals are now being sought for workshop presentations on the following topics: […]

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