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 ...
‘Toilettes’, Not ‘W.C.s’ – Canada’s Language Regime and the Boulangerie Maxie’s Decision

‘Toilettes’, Not ‘W.C.s’ – Canada’s Language Regime and the Boulangerie Maxie’s Decision

Earlier this year, the Court of Québec in Attorney General of Québec v. Boulangerie Maxie’s, upheld the ...
Privacy, Data Protection and Police Records

Privacy, Data Protection and Police Records

Can the retention of records by the police relating to acts that occurred in public be contrary to the right to ...
The ‘Human Rights Human Wrongs’ Exhibition at the Photographers’ Gallery: Showcasing the Power and Pitfalls of Photography in Human Rights Struggles

The ‘Human Rights Human Wrongs’ Exhibition at the Photographers’ Gallery: Showcasing the Power and Pitfalls of Photography in Human Rights Struggles

From 6 February until 6 April, London’s Photographers’ Gallery is playing host to ‘Human Rights Human Wrongs’, an ...
To Tackle Poverty Effectively, See it Through the Lens of Gender

To Tackle Poverty Effectively, See it Through the Lens of Gender

Everyone knows that women hold up half the sky but are nonetheless much more likely to live in poverty. Yet in ...
Free Speech or Hate Speech? License Plates Drive SCOTUS to a Difficult Place

Free Speech or Hate Speech? License Plates Drive SCOTUS to a Difficult Place

Despite the fact the American Civil War ended some 150 years ago, the symbols of that conflict continue to be ...
“It’s time for women to break the glass ceiling”  FM Nicola Sturgeon Places Women and Violence at the Heart of Human Rights and Scottish Legislation

“It’s time for women to break the glass ceiling” FM Nicola Sturgeon Places Women and Violence at the Heart of Human Rights and Scottish Legislation

On Thursday the 26th of March, a conference organised by Scottish Women’s Aid took place at the George Hotel in ...
The Benefits Cap and the Enforcement of Unincorporated Human Rights Treaties

The Benefits Cap and the Enforcement of Unincorporated Human Rights Treaties

A prominent element of the UK coalition government’s deficit-reduction strategy (in rhetorical terms, if not ...
OPBP Submissions to the Legal Resources Centre Facilitate Public Access to Court Documents

OPBP Submissions to the Legal Resources Centre Facilitate Public Access to Court Documents

Success for OPBP and the LRC as the South African Supreme Court of Appeal delivers a resounding affirmation of the ...