Pro Bono

Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) and Oxford Legal Assistance (OLA) are the two flagship pro bono projects run by the University of Oxford’s Faculty of Law. On this page you can find the projects produced by OPBP and OLA.

OPBP mobilises graduate students and Faculty members dedicated to promoting the principles and practice of public interest law on a pro bono basis. Through its projects, OPBP provides high-quality comparative and international law research to individuals and organisations around the world working pro bono on reports, expert opinions, amicus curiae briefs, policy submissions, and more. OPBP also runs an Internship Programme and organises and promotes public events which generate interest in and awareness of public interest law. 

You can read more about OPBP’s work here.  Further information on OLA can be found here.

OPBP Completes Research for the League of Human Rights

Arushi Garg 30th March 2015

OPBP Completes Research for League of Human Rights for a submission to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in Dubská and Krejzová v. the Czech Republic OPBP has prepared comparative law research on legal regulation of home birth for League of Human Rights (LHR), the Czech Republic, to assist with the […]

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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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Reform of India's Sexual Violence Laws

admin 16th January 2013

Submissions prepared by Professor Sandra Fredman  FBA QC (hon.), with the assistance of members of Oxford Pro Bono Publico, on the invitation of the Justice Verma Committee (January 2013) On the invitation of the Justice Verma Committee investigating the reform of India’s sexual violence laws, Professor Sandra Fredman, with the assistance of members of Oxford […]

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Reform of India’s Sexual Violence Laws

admin 16th January 2013

Submissions prepared by Professor Sandra Fredman  FBA QC (hon.), with the assistance of members of Oxford Pro Bono Publico, on the invitation of the Justice Verma Committee (January 2013) On the invitation of the Justice Verma Committee investigating the reform of India’s sexual violence laws, Professor Sandra Fredman, with the assistance of members of Oxford […]

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Comparative Hate Speech Law

admin 7th March 2012

Comparative Hate Speech Law: Research prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Legal Resources Centre, South Africa (March 2012) Memorandum and Annexure prepared for the Legal Resources Centre, South Africa (LRC) to assist in the preparation of submissions in two hate speech cases to be heard by the Supreme Court of Appeal: Herselman v […]

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