Women's Rights: A Look Back at Emily Wilding Davison's Leadership

Women's Rights: A Look Back at Emily Wilding Davison's Leadership

Editor's Note: OxHRH is marking the recent June 8 centenary of Emily Wilding Davison's passing with this guest ...
Entry into force of the New Optional Protocol to the ICESCR

Entry into force of the New Optional Protocol to the ICESCR

The new Optional Protocol (OP) to the UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) ...
The Questions Raised by Striking Down DOMA

The Questions Raised by Striking Down DOMA

In light of the release of Windsor v the United States, Karl Laird analyzes the US Supreme Court's reasoning, ...
Why Fisher v University of Texas is Irrelevant outside the US

Why Fisher v University of Texas is Irrelevant outside the US

The US Supreme Court’s decision in Fisher v University of Texas, released on Monday, has received much ...
A Restriction of the Status Quo: Fisher v University of Texas

A Restriction of the Status Quo: Fisher v University of Texas

Many expected a major ruling on the constitutionality of affirmative action from the United States Supreme Court ...
Fisher v University of Texas: A Glimmer of Hope for Affirmative Action in the United States?

Fisher v University of Texas: A Glimmer of Hope for Affirmative Action in the United States?

The US Supreme Court has today handed down judgment in the eagerly anticipated case of Fisher v University of ...
Extraterritorial Jurisdiction under the ECHR – Smith (and Others) v MOD (2013)

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction under the ECHR – Smith (and Others) v MOD (2013)

In Smith (and Others) v MOD [2013] UKSC 41, the UK Supreme Court was charged with determining whether the UK ...
Internet surveillance in English law

Internet surveillance in English law

This is partially based on Ian Brown (2012) 'Government Access to Private-Sector Data in the United Kingdom' ...
Proportionality analysis after Eweida and Others v. UK: Examining the Connections between Articles 9 and 10 of the ECHR

Proportionality analysis after Eweida and Others v. UK: Examining the Connections between Articles 9 and 10 of the ECHR

Until recently, questions regarding the theory and practice of the proportionality analysis in relation to the ...
Evolving Strasbourg Jurisprudence on Domestic Violence: Recognising Institutional Sexism

Evolving Strasbourg Jurisprudence on Domestic Violence: Recognising Institutional Sexism

As part of a broader feminist critique of the European Convention on Human Rights, it has been argued that Article ...
Obligations of Independent Schools in South Africa

Obligations of Independent Schools in South Africa

A report prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Centre for Child Law,  University of Pretoria (June ...
Gene patenting overruled but leaves lasting repercussions for minorities

Gene patenting overruled but leaves lasting repercussions for minorities

Last month, Angelina Jolie penned an op-ed piece in The New York Times about her decision to undergo genetic ...