The Legality of Unilateral Child Conversion in Malaysia

The Legality of Unilateral Child Conversion in Malaysia

For Indira Gandhi, whose husband converted to Islam and attempted to unilaterally convert their daughter as well, ...
First Criminal Conviction under Belgium’s Anti-Sexism Act

First Criminal Conviction under Belgium’s Anti-Sexism Act

A man who made sexist remarks to a female police officer was sentenced to pay a €3,000 fine and became the first ...
Australia’s Legal Responsibility for the Refugees and Asylum Seekers it has left Languishing in Offshore Detention

Australia’s Legal Responsibility for the Refugees and Asylum Seekers it has left Languishing in Offshore Detention

With Australia’s recent election to the UN Human Rights Council, it is important that the international community ...
The bogey of judicial overreach in South Africa: A note on Economic Freedom Fighters v Speaker of the National Assembly

The bogey of judicial overreach in South Africa: A note on Economic Freedom Fighters v Speaker of the National Assembly

Discussions over the contours of the separation of powers principle in South Africa continue to smoulder. During ...
The Supreme Court of Canada Expands the Scope of Employment Discrimination

The Supreme Court of Canada Expands the Scope of Employment Discrimination

In December 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada released an important decision regarding the scope of discrimination ...
Indian Supreme Court’s stay on the banning of ‘Padmavat’: Hopes and Concerns

Indian Supreme Court’s stay on the banning of ‘Padmavat’: Hopes and Concerns

By an interim order, a three judge bench of the Indian Supreme Court has stayed the ban imposed on the exhibition ...
Proposal to make ‘disadvantaged socio-economic status’ a prohibited ground of discrimination under Irish law    

Proposal to make ‘disadvantaged socio-economic status’ a prohibited ground of discrimination under Irish law    

The Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017, was introduced in the lower house of the Irish Parliament at ...
Women’s Suffrage in Germany

Women’s Suffrage in Germany

Given the political and constitutional history of the 18th and 19th centuries, universal suffrage and free and ...
The future of law clinics: Part 2 – The Law Clinic in the University

The future of law clinics: Part 2 – The Law Clinic in the University

Earlier, I wrote about the role of law clinics as agents of social justice in a democracy. In this post, I will ...
The future of law clinics: Part 1 – Social Justice, Human Rights and Law Clinics

The future of law clinics: Part 1 – Social Justice, Human Rights and Law Clinics

It was clear from an excellent workshop in Tel Aviv University last month that an impressive number and variety of ...
Revolution and Counter-revolution in Egypt’s Emergency State

Revolution and Counter-revolution in Egypt’s Emergency State

At the beginning of January, Egyptian president Abdel Fattah El Sisi declared a three-month extension of a ...
New Publication: A Warrior for Justice-Essays in Honour of Dikgang Moseneke

New Publication: A Warrior for Justice-Essays in Honour of Dikgang Moseneke

A Warrior for Justice: Essays in Honour of Dikgang Moseneke is a culmination of a series of events to honour ...