Next Week’s Blog Series on Human Rights and the Refugee Crisis in Europe

Next Week’s Blog Series on Human Rights and the Refugee Crisis in Europe

Across the world, millions of people are undertaking long, dangerous and desperate journeys across countries and ...
Employee Rights in Zimbabwe: The Contrasting Approaches of the Constitutional Court and Executive in Response to Nyamande and Another v Zuva Petroleum 

Employee Rights in Zimbabwe: The Contrasting Approaches of the Constitutional Court and Executive in Response to Nyamande and Another v Zuva Petroleum 

As discussed recently on the Blog, the Zimbabwean Supreme Court’s interpretation of Section 12B of the Labour Act ...
The Out of School Children Case: A Model for Court-Facilitated Dialogue?

The Out of School Children Case: A Model for Court-Facilitated Dialogue?

An Indian citizen enjoys a constitutionally guaranteed right to free and compulsory primary education (Article 21A ...
Launch of Fiction and Human Rights Network at TORCH: ‘Dignity and the Novel Since 1948’

Launch of Fiction and Human Rights Network at TORCH: ‘Dignity and the Novel Since 1948’

The launch of the Fiction and Human Rights Network at TORCH: 'Dignity and the Novel since 1948' This is an ...
UK and the Assisted Dying Bill: Autonomy in Death Continues to Wait Its Turn

UK and the Assisted Dying Bill: Autonomy in Death Continues to Wait Its Turn

Last week, the Assisted Dying (No.2) Bill (‘the Bill’) was rejected by 330 to 118 in a historic vote in the House ...
Law Commission of India Recommends Abolition of the Death Penalty: A Historic First Step

Law Commission of India Recommends Abolition of the Death Penalty: A Historic First Step

In what can be termed as a watershed moment in the fight against death penalty in India, the Law Commission in its ...
Justifying Deadly Force in the American Supreme Court

Justifying Deadly Force in the American Supreme Court

The case of City of Los Angeles v. Contreras, currently up for first-round consideration before the Supreme Court ...
Hibernian Law Journal Call for Submissions

Hibernian Law Journal Call for Submissions

The Hibernian Law Journal (HLJ) is an annual publication produced by young lawyers in Ireland with the support of ...
The (Patel) Quest for Reservation

The (Patel) Quest for Reservation

In the Indian state of Gujarat, a ‘movement’ led by a young man named Hardik Patel is demanding that the Patel ...
Conscientious Objection or Conscious Oppression?: The Uphill Battle to Access Abortion Services in Uruguay

Conscientious Objection or Conscious Oppression?: The Uphill Battle to Access Abortion Services in Uruguay

In October 2012, Uruguay passed Law 18,987 that waives criminal penalties for abortion in the first 12 weeks of ...
The Death Penalty Lives on in Zambia Despite the Country’s Constitutional Reform

The Death Penalty Lives on in Zambia Despite the Country’s Constitutional Reform

Zambia, like most countries in Africa, has retained the death sentence on its criminal law statutes for a limited ...
OPBP Announces 2015 SAJAP Award Recipient

OPBP Announces 2015 SAJAP Award Recipient

Oxford Pro Bono Publico expresses its heartiest congratulations to Michael Rhimes – this year’s recipient of the ...