Bail for Immigration Detainees launches legal action to ensure the government holds G4S to account
Formal legal action has today been launched against the UK government in an attempt to force it to designate security company G4S a ‘High Risk’ strategic supplier in the wake of a number of catastrophic failings.
Lawyers from Leigh ...
The Continuing Impact of Brexit on Equality Rights
The government has expressed its commitment to maintain equalities legislation post Brexit. The exclusion of the EU Charter from the UK law after exit day has raised many challenging question on the future of equality law.
Launch of The UK Supreme Court Yearbook-Firing the Brexit Bullet
The UK Supreme Court Yearbook,
Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year
The UK Supreme Court Yearbook, Volume 8
Edited by Dr Daniel Clarry
Published by Appellate Press
Available to order ...
Young Lives Report Now Available: “Responding to Children’s Work”
We are delighted to announce the publication of Responding to children’s work: Evidence from the Young Lives study in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam, the latest in our summative series drawing on our research from the past 15 ...
Friday in Focus: Fadzai Madzingira
I am currently a Content Policy Associate for Facebook. The Content Policy team writes and interprets the policies governing what content people can share on Facebook. The team addresses many issues, ranging from freedom of ...
A4ID’s annual Law and International Development Training Programme
The only course of its kind in the UK, A4ID’s annual Law and International Development training programme explores the crucial role that law plays in underpinning the international development agenda and in promoting responsible ...
Refugee Studies Centre Seminar: Of rights and borders: human trafficking and contemporary forms of slavery in European law
Dr Vladislava Stoyanova (Lund University)
5:00-6:30pm, Wednesday 14 February
Seminar Room 3, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB
Seminar series convenor: Dr Lilian Tsourdi
Call for Papers: The Development of Abortion Rights in a Changing Europe
Human Rights Seminars at LSE
On the 7th of February, LSE Human Rights and LSE Law will be co-hosting a lecture on 'Human Rights in the Neoliberal Maelstrom', given byProfessor Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law and History at Yale University, and chaired ...
New Publication: Foundations of Indirect Discrimination (Hart, 2018)
Indirect discrimination (or disparate impact) concerns the application of the same rule to everyone, even though that rule significantly disadvantages one particular group in society. Ever since its recognition by the Supreme Court of ...
Strategic Litigation in Practice: Workshop
This conference is being organised by Oxfam together with the University of Oxford Bonavero Institute of Human Rights and the Oxford Human Rights Hub and will bring together academics, legal practitioners, NGOs, community activists ...
Learning Lessons from Litigators: Module 4-International Human Rights Law
Strategic litigation has predominantly focused on domestic legal processes. By ratifying treaties and conventions that protect the right to education, many states have agreed to be held accountable on the international plane. The UN ...