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 ...
The Reach of the ECHR: A Reply to Eirik Bjorge

The Reach of the ECHR: A Reply to Eirik Bjorge

I thank Eirik Bjorge for reading our recent report Clearing the Fog of Law: Saving our Armed Forces from Defeat by ...
Blasphemy Laws and Human Rights in Pakistan

Blasphemy Laws and Human Rights in Pakistan

Notorious blasphemy laws have a significant impact on minority communities in Pakistan. Particularly their right ...
A Comment on the Report Clearing the Fog of Law

A Comment on the Report Clearing the Fog of Law

In the Policy Exchange report Clearing the Fog of Law: Saving Our Armed Forces from Defeat by Judicial Diktat, ...
Event: Revenge Porn: The New Law

Event: Revenge Porn: The New Law

  Seminar April 23, 2015 3:30-6pm Attend if you want to: Hear a survivor tell her story of fighting to ...
Event: Abortion in Context – Law, Ethics and Practice

Event: Abortion in Context – Law, Ethics and Practice

This series examines issues of abortion from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.  The seminars are open to the ...
Tentative Reform of State Surveillance Powers in the UK

Tentative Reform of State Surveillance Powers in the UK

Rumblings of discontent have been heard from the supervisory bodies that are entrusted with providing oversight of ...
OxHRH Deepens Indian Connections

OxHRH Deepens Indian Connections

The OxHRH has a number of significant ties with academics, practitioners and policy makers advancing human rights ...
Damaged and Disregarded: Children’s Interests in the Benefit Cap Decision

Damaged and Disregarded: Children’s Interests in the Benefit Cap Decision

Following on from Paul Scott’s post, this contribution will consider how the Supreme Court in SG dealt with the ...
S.A.S v France: Controlling Identities in European Liberal Democracies

S.A.S v France: Controlling Identities in European Liberal Democracies

As discussed in previous posts, the ECtHR decided in S.A.S v France that the French criminal law ban on face ...
A Duty to Prosecute Hate Speech under the European Convention on Human Rights?

A Duty to Prosecute Hate Speech under the European Convention on Human Rights?

Freedom of expression is “one of the essential foundations of any democratic society” (Handyside) and recent ...
Book Symposium on Allen Buchanan’s The Heart of Human Rights (OUP, 2013)

Book Symposium on Allen Buchanan’s The Heart of Human Rights (OUP, 2013)

Nuffield College, Oxford 5 June 2015, 9:30-17:00   Speakers: Allen Buchanan, Simon Caney, Cecile ...