The Representation of the People Act 1918: A Democratic Milestone in the UK and Ireland

The Representation of the People Act 1918: A Democratic Milestone in the UK and Ireland

  The Representation of the People Act 1918 gave the UK Parliamentary vote to virtually all men and the ...
Human Rights Seminars at LSE

Human Rights Seminars at LSE

On the 7th of February, LSE Human Rights and LSE Law will be co-hosting a lecture on 'Human Rights in the ...
Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter: Part 4 – The Counter-Arguments and their Weaknesses

Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter: Part 4 – The Counter-Arguments and their Weaknesses

The previous three posts examined the reasons for retaining the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in UK law after ...
Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter: Part 3 – Clarity and Democracy

Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter: Part 3 – Clarity and Democracy

The previous two posts argued that there were good reasons to retain the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in terms ...
Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter: Part 2 – Remedies

Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter: Part 2 – Remedies

The previous blog post drew attention to the way in which the scope of rights protected in the UK may be ...
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 ...