Zimbabwe’s Presidential Petition: The Standard of Proof

Zimbabwe’s Presidential Petition: The Standard of Proof

The Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe (the Court) last week upheld the election of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the duly ...
Grenfell: Human Rights and a Ban on Combustible Cladding?

Grenfell: Human Rights and a Ban on Combustible Cladding?

A number of key human rights issue arise following the Grenfell Tower Tragedy in which 72 people died, and many ...
A Human Right to Divorce?

A Human Right to Divorce?

The case of Owens v Owens rocked the legal world in late July, when the Supreme Court decided that Tini Owens ...
Discipline and Punish: How Anti-Beggary Laws in India are used to Criminalize Transgender Persons

Discipline and Punish: How Anti-Beggary Laws in India are used to Criminalize Transgender Persons

The Delhi High Court in a landmark judgment (Harsh Mander v. Union of India and Karnika Sawney v. Union of India) ...
Makangwane: A Fight for Effective Relief to Historic Injustice

Makangwane: A Fight for Effective Relief to Historic Injustice

Learners at Makangwane Secondary School in Limpopo, South Africa have for too long been deprived of their ...
The Sabarimala Temple Ban: An ‘Untouchable’ Rule

The Sabarimala Temple Ban: An ‘Untouchable’ Rule

On 1st August, 2018, the Supreme Court of India concluded its hearing on a crucial matter regarding the Sabrimala ...
Call for Papers: Fundamental Rights at Work – INTRAlaw Colloquium, Aarhus University, Denmark

Call for Papers: Fundamental Rights at Work – INTRAlaw Colloquium, Aarhus University, Denmark

Dates: Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 November 2018 Early career workshop: Monday 26 November 2018 Fundamental ...
Section 377: The Essence of Freedom

Section 377: The Essence of Freedom

A country that routinely bans movies that attempt to speak of homosexuality is witnessing a historic discussion on ...
Coup, Constitution and the Court: Zimbabwean Constitutional Court whitewashes flawed rigged elections

Coup, Constitution and the Court: Zimbabwean Constitutional Court whitewashes flawed rigged elections

Today, the Constitutional Court dismissed a legal challenge to Zimbabwe’s presidential elections. In my previous ...
Friday in Focus: Dhvani Mehta

Friday in Focus: Dhvani Mehta

When I first came to Oxford to read for the Bachelor of Civil Law in 2009, an entirely new way of thinking opened ...
Promoting ‘Gender Ideology’: Constitutional Court of Bulgaria Declares Istanbul Convention Unconstitutional

Promoting ‘Gender Ideology’: Constitutional Court of Bulgaria Declares Istanbul Convention Unconstitutional

On July 27 Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court ruled that the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating ...