New book – Authoritarian Constitutionalism: Comparative Analysis and Critique

New book – Authoritarian Constitutionalism: Comparative Analysis and Critique

Helena Alviar Garcia and Günter Frankenberg have published a new edited book titled Authoritarian ...
Mobilising International Human Rights Law to Promote Tax Justice

Mobilising International Human Rights Law to Promote Tax Justice

Hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue are lost to governments – and particularly those of developing ...
“The Interests of Justice” – The ICC and the Case of Afghanistan

“The Interests of Justice” – The ICC and the Case of Afghanistan

In April 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court rejected the request to authorise an ...
The Drafting Committee Welcomes the Recognition of the Abidjan Principles by the United Nations Human Rights Council

The Drafting Committee Welcomes the Recognition of the Abidjan Principles by the United Nations Human Rights Council

The UN Human Rights Council has adopted a historic resolution recognising the Abidjan Principles on the human ...
US Supreme Court split on the partisan politics of district drawing

US Supreme Court split on the partisan politics of district drawing

At the end of June, the U.S. Supreme Court waded into the fight over political partisanship in American politics. ...
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto seeks Director, International Human Rights Program

Faculty of Law, University of Toronto seeks Director, International Human Rights Program

The Faculty of Law is one of the oldest professional faculties at the University of Toronto. Today, it is one of ...
Multinational Royal Dutch Shell summoned for insufficient efforts in combatting climate change

Multinational Royal Dutch Shell summoned for insufficient efforts in combatting climate change

Citizens and organizations around the world increasingly take their concerns regarding climate change to the ...
California is Poised to Expand Labour Protections for Workers

California is Poised to Expand Labour Protections for Workers

California, many other states, and the United States government, have laws imposing minimum standards of ...
Sexual Violence in Conflict 2019: Insights from Sudan and Algeria

Sexual Violence in Conflict 2019: Insights from Sudan and Algeria

The 19th of June is celebrated as the UN International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. In ...
Seminal Expert Workshop on Sentencing in East and Southern Africa

Seminal Expert Workshop on Sentencing in East and Southern Africa

On 28 and 29 June 2019, Professor Julian Roberts of the Law Faculty at Oxford University, convened a seminal ...
Non-abyssal and Ableist Indian Supreme Court: The Abyssal Exclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Non-abyssal and Ableist Indian Supreme Court: The Abyssal Exclusion of Persons with Disabilities

The famous critical thinker, Santos, has forcefully argued that critical theorists and social scientists have ...