The US Constitutional Status of Same-Sex Marriage – An Issue that Can No Longer be Avoided

The US Constitutional Status of Same-Sex Marriage – An Issue that Can No Longer be Avoided

This week the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral argument in what will no doubt be considered one ...
Europe and the Mediterranean

Europe and the Mediterranean

Thirty years ago we knew that there was a demographic and economic crisis on the horizon. We knew, because the ...
Britain’s Human Rights Agenda – Bringing Rights into the Home

Britain’s Human Rights Agenda – Bringing Rights into the Home

In a speech to the UN in 1958, Eleanor Roosevelt famously remarked, “Where, after all, do universal human rights ...
Violence against Women in Pakistan – Between Law and Reality

Violence against Women in Pakistan – Between Law and Reality

The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap 2014 report places Pakistan as the second lowest performing country ...
Kenyan High Court Declares Law Criminalizing HIV Transmission Unconstitutional

Kenyan High Court Declares Law Criminalizing HIV Transmission Unconstitutional

On 18 March 2015, in Aids Law Project v Attorney General and Others [2015] the High Court of Kenya declared ...
Mexico’s Torture Problem

Mexico’s Torture Problem

The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture’s finding that ‘torture in Mexico is generalized’ drew an ...
Disability Defence to Possession can Rarely be Decided Summarily: Akerman-Livinsgtone v Aster Communities Ltd

Disability Defence to Possession can Rarely be Decided Summarily: Akerman-Livinsgtone v Aster Communities Ltd

This note considers the procedural implications of the Supreme Court’s decision in Akerman-Livingstone, which held ...
Indigenous Recognition, Human Rights, and the Purpose of the Australian Constitution

Indigenous Recognition, Human Rights, and the Purpose of the Australian Constitution

At some point in the next few years, Australians are likely to vote in a referendum to amend the Australian ...
OxHRH Trinity Term Card

OxHRH Trinity Term Card

The OxHRH is pleased to announce its Trinity Term Seminars. The majority of the seminars are in the Senior Common ...
ConstitutionUK – What Role for Human Rights in a New Constitution?

ConstitutionUK – What Role for Human Rights in a New Constitution?

The role of human rights in our political and constitutional order has been something of a burning issue in the ...
OPBP Makes Submissions to REDRESS on Victim Participation in Criminal Procedures

OPBP Makes Submissions to REDRESS on Victim Participation in Criminal Procedures

OPBP has prepared comparative law research for REDRESS on victim participation in criminal procedures. REDRESS ...
Call for Papers: The Chagos Litigation: A Socio-Legal Dialogue, 29th June 2015

Call for Papers: The Chagos Litigation: A Socio-Legal Dialogue, 29th June 2015

This one-day conference will explore the Chagos litigation from a socio-legal perspective. The keynote speaker is ...