Presumptive Costs Orders: A Threat to Public Interest Interventions (Part I)

Presumptive Costs Orders: A Threat to Public Interest Interventions (Part I)

The Criminal Justice and Courts Bill received its second reading in the House of Lords on 30 June 2014 and has now ...
Religious anti-gay refusal – valuing dissent without making it lawful

Religious anti-gay refusal – valuing dissent without making it lawful

According to Supreme Court judge, Lady Hale, the law has yet to find the right balance between accommodating ...
The Problem of Progressive Realization – Protecting the Rights of the Disabled in Jamaica

The Problem of Progressive Realization – Protecting the Rights of the Disabled in Jamaica

Jamaica boasts of being the first country in the world to both sign and ratify the United Nations Convention on ...
Malawi's Electoral Fiasco

Malawi's Electoral Fiasco

Close to midnight on 30 May 2014, Prof Peter Mutharika was declared the winner of the fifth presidential elections ...
Malawi’s Electoral Fiasco

Malawi’s Electoral Fiasco

Close to midnight on 30 May 2014, Prof Peter Mutharika was declared the winner of the fifth presidential elections ...
Professor Frances Raday Comments on SAS v France

Professor Frances Raday Comments on SAS v France

In the Grand Chamber judgment in the case of S.A.S. v. France, the European Court of Human Rights held, by a ...
OxHRH summer essay competition

OxHRH summer essay competition

Money Matters: Finance and Human Rights The OxHRH is pleased to launch its summer 2014 essay competition! One ...
SAS v France in Context: the margin of appreciation doctrine and protection of minorities

SAS v France in Context: the margin of appreciation doctrine and protection of minorities

In SAS v France the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) found that a French law ...
IHRL Students for Justice – 17 July 2014

IHRL Students for Justice – 17 July 2014

17 July is international criminal justice day, marking the day when the Rome Statute of the International Criminal ...
Establishing Aboriginal Title in Canada: Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia

Establishing Aboriginal Title in Canada: Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia

The declaration of Aboriginal title by the Supreme Court of Canada on June 26, 2014—a first in Canada—is a ...
The Irrelevance of Residence: The Unlawful ‘Residence Test’ for Legal Aid

The Irrelevance of Residence: The Unlawful ‘Residence Test’ for Legal Aid

In R (Public Law Project) v Secretary of State for Justice, the Administrative Court held that the Government’s ...
Why Should Anyone Care About The UN? The UN Forum 2014

Why Should Anyone Care About The UN? The UN Forum 2014

The UN Forum 2014, orchestrated by the United Nations Association-UK on 28 June, was the largest public event on ...