New book on ‘Media, Conflict and the State in Africa’ by Nicole Stremlau

New book on ‘Media, Conflict and the State in Africa’ by Nicole Stremlau

Countries emerging from violent conflict face difficult challenges about what the role of media should be in ...
Justice Kennedy’s Gay Rights Legacy

Justice Kennedy’s Gay Rights Legacy

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s announced retirement left progressives reeling over what the Court’s inevitable ...
South Africa decriminalises the private use, possession and cultivation of cannabis

South Africa decriminalises the private use, possession and cultivation of cannabis

On 18 September 2018, after more than a decade of perseverance by Mr Gareth Prince, his efforts finally saw ...
Oxford Martin School Call for Expressions of Interest: Innovating for a Sustainable Future

Oxford Martin School Call for Expressions of Interest: Innovating for a Sustainable Future

The 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 global goals making up the 2030 ...
The EU Can do More to Protect Religious Freedom

The EU Can do More to Protect Religious Freedom

On 4 September 2018, the European Parliament Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance ...
Transformative Constitutionalism: Indian Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Morality by Reading Down Section 377

Transformative Constitutionalism: Indian Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Morality by Reading Down Section 377

In a historic judgment pronounced on 6th September 2018, the Supreme Court of India in Navtej Singh Johar vs Union ...
PhD Scholarships Available at Melbourne Law Scool on Indian Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law

PhD Scholarships Available at Melbourne Law Scool on Indian Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law

Applications are invited from suitably qualified scholars for a PhD scholarship at Melbourne Law School (MLS) on ...
Poland’s Controversial Judicial Reforms in Bid to ‘De-communise’ the Country

Poland’s Controversial Judicial Reforms in Bid to ‘De-communise’ the Country

Since coming into power, Poland’s ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) has introduced controversial sweeping changes ...
Justice Kennedy’s Mixed Environmental Legacy Turns Tragic

Justice Kennedy’s Mixed Environmental Legacy Turns Tragic

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, a 1988 Reagan appointee, will leave behind a mixed environmental law ...
Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Human Rights Legacy: Introduction to the Blog Series

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Human Rights Legacy: Introduction to the Blog Series

Anthony McLeod Kennedy, born on January 23, 1936, to Irish Catholic parents, announced his retirement on June 27, ...
Call for Papers-Cities in Federal Theory Workshop

Call for Papers-Cities in Federal Theory Workshop

20 - 21 JUNE 2019 MELBOURNE LAW SCHOOL  Cities, especially metropolitan cities and megacities, are unique ...
The Rule of Law in Poland and the European Arrest Warrant: A Blessing in Disguise?

The Rule of Law in Poland and the European Arrest Warrant: A Blessing in Disguise?

On 25 July 2018 the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) ruled in Minister for ...