Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter Post Brexit: Part 1 – A Broader Protection of Rights

Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter Post Brexit: Part 1 – A Broader Protection of Rights

This series of short blog posts will argue that there are four main reasons for allowing the EU Charter of ...
New Publication: Foundations of Indirect Discrimination (Hart, 2018)

New Publication: Foundations of Indirect Discrimination (Hart, 2018)

Indirect discrimination (or disparate impact) concerns the application of the same rule to everyone, even though ...
Legalization of Abortion on Three Grounds in Chile

Legalization of Abortion on Three Grounds in Chile

After having a full abortion ban for over 100 years and the lowest maternal mortality rate in Latin America, Chile ...
Why Artificial Intelligence is Already a Human Rights Issue

Why Artificial Intelligence is Already a Human Rights Issue

 Last month, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Professor Philip Alston released a ...
A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing:  The Promise and Reality of U.S. Tax Reform

A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing:  The Promise and Reality of U.S. Tax Reform

The U.S. tax reform law is dangerous for poor and lower middle-class families.  Superficially, this legislation ...
Center for Death and Society Conference 2018: The Politics of Death

Center for Death and Society Conference 2018: The Politics of Death

Dates: 08-09 June 2018 Location: University of Bath, UK Over the last fifteen-years, first world popular ...
Argentine Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Religion Classes in Public Schools

Argentine Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Religion Classes in Public Schools

In the recent case “Castillo c. Provincia de Salta”, the Argentine Supreme Court declared the unconstitutionality ...
Friday in Focus: Laura Hilly

Friday in Focus: Laura Hilly

When I finished up my position as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and Deputy Direction of the OxHRH in 2015, I ...
Haralambous: The Supreme Court, Closed Proceedings and the Common Law, Round Three

Haralambous: The Supreme Court, Closed Proceedings and the Common Law, Round Three

The right to a fair trial is undoubtedly one of the most sacrosanct rights in most modern legal systems, and is ...
The Philippines’ War on Drugs

The Philippines’ War on Drugs

When Rodrigo Duterte took to office as President of the Philippines on June 30 2016, he sought to fulfil, among ...
The Global Compact on Refugees: A Step Towards Mending a Broken System

The Global Compact on Refugees: A Step Towards Mending a Broken System

In September 2016, the General Assembly convened the first-ever high level summit on refugees and migrants. Heads ...