Michael Lane

Michael Lane is a Midlands4Cities-funded doctoral researcher at Birmingham City University, UK. His research is concerned with the impact of the United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review in the UK. More widely, Michael is interested in how domestic actors can contribute to States’ compliance with international law.

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Enhancing the UK Parliament’s Scrutiny of Human Rights: A Case for Improved Government Reporting

Enhancing the UK Parliament’s Scrutiny of Human Rights: A Case for Improved Government Reporting

Parliaments are increasingly recognised as vital actors for ensuring governments’ implementation of both human rights judgments and recommendations made by United Nations’ (UN) Treaty Bodies and the Universal Periodic Review. This is ...