Criminalising Cross-Dressing in Guyana: Quincy McEwan et al vs. Attorney General of Guyana

Criminalising Cross-Dressing in Guyana: Quincy McEwan et al vs. Attorney General of Guyana

2013 has been a busy year for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights (LGBT) in the Commonwealth Caribbean. ...
Bugmy v The Queen: Exploring the Significance of Indigenous Background in Sentencing

Bugmy v The Queen: Exploring the Significance of Indigenous Background in Sentencing

Bugmy v The Queen provides the High Court of Australia with its first opportunity in thirty years to rule on the ...
The Québec Charter of Values Project: Republican or Immigrant-phobic?

The Québec Charter of Values Project: Republican or Immigrant-phobic?

Tuesday, September 10 2013, the Government of Québec finally released its Strategy aimed at protecting the Values ...
The CEDAW Committee Holds an Uncomfortable Mirror to the UK

The CEDAW Committee Holds an Uncomfortable Mirror to the UK

On July 26th, 2013 the CEDAW Committee released concluding observations on the UK’s compliance with CEDAW. The UK ...
Guantanamo Military Commissions: Reflections from a Legal Observer – Part 1

Guantanamo Military Commissions: Reflections from a Legal Observer – Part 1

There is perhaps no more controversial space in the world than the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. For ...
Cultivating a Common Bond: The Right to Adequate Education in South Africa and the United States

Cultivating a Common Bond: The Right to Adequate Education in South Africa and the United States

As the newest wave of education adequacy litigation crashes upon the shores of South Africa, courts there face the ...
A New Role for Businesses in Safeguarding Human Rights

A New Role for Businesses in Safeguarding Human Rights

This summer, the European Commission published industry-specific guidelines on the implementation of the UN ...
Reaching Equal Justice: An Invitation to Envision and Act (Report of the Canadian Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee, August 2013)

Reaching Equal Justice: An Invitation to Envision and Act (Report of the Canadian Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee, August 2013)

The year is 2030 and all people living in Canada have equal access to justice regardless of means, capacity or ...
The Human Rights Restoration-Revolution

The Human Rights Restoration-Revolution

Much of the work in the now burgeoning subfield of human rights history traces the causes and consequences of the ...
Humanitarian Intervention? – International Law and the Non-Use of Force in Syria

Humanitarian Intervention? – International Law and the Non-Use of Force in Syria

The UK House of Commons voted by a slim majority (13 votes) against UK involvement in direct military action in ...
Les Elections Cambodgiennes 2013 : un Printemps Cambodgien en Floraison ?

Les Elections Cambodgiennes 2013 : un Printemps Cambodgien en Floraison ?

Au Cambodge, la météo oscille entre saison sèche et saison humide, ce qui signifierait selon un haut responsable ...