The Agreed Conclusion of CSW57 – Reaffirmation of the Universality of Women’s Human Rights

The Agreed Conclusion of CSW57 – Reaffirmation of the Universality of Women’s Human Rights

Last month we ran a special themed post series on the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women ...
Education suspended, rights infringed

Education suspended, rights infringed

By Jadine Johnson - On Monday, March 25th, ninety-seven students at Leflore High School in Mobile, Alabama were ...
The Case on Everybody’s Lips – How arguments in Windsor v US have been received by the commentators

The Case on Everybody’s Lips – How arguments in Windsor v US have been received by the commentators

It has been a week since the hearing in Windsor v United States.  Karl Laird provides an interesting analysis of ...
To Whomsoever it May Concern? The Case of Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013

To Whomsoever it May Concern? The Case of Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013

The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2013was passed by the Indian Parliament and now awaits the sanction of the ...
Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ruled on refugee law gateway issue

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ruled on refugee law gateway issue

On 25 March 2013, the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) in Hong Kong unanimously allowed an appeal by three asylum ...
Supreme Court of Canada Delivers Judgment in Hate Speech Case

Supreme Court of Canada Delivers Judgment in Hate Speech Case

By Lauren Dancer- In Saskatchewan (Human Rights Commission) v. Whatcott 2013 SCC 11the Supreme Court of Canada ...
Could the outcome in Windsor v US be a hollow victory?

Could the outcome in Windsor v US be a hollow victory?

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court heard argument in Windsor v United States.  We have been closely ...
OPBP wins Law Works & Attorney General’s Pro Bono Award

OPBP wins Law Works & Attorney General’s Pro Bono Award

Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) was awarded the ‘Best Contribution by a Team of Students’ award in the 2013 ...
OPBP wins Law Works & Attorney General’s Pro Bono Award

OPBP wins Law Works & Attorney General’s Pro Bono Award

Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) was awarded the ‘Best Contribution by a Team of Students’ award in the 2013 ...
Freedom of political communication and offensive speech in Australia

Freedom of political communication and offensive speech in Australia

By Boxun Yin - In Monis v The Queen [2013] HCA 4, the High Court of Australia considered the unique Australian ...
So Near and Yet So Far: The International Arms Trade Treaty and Human Rights

So Near and Yet So Far: The International Arms Trade Treaty and Human Rights

By Dr Gilles Giacca - The renewed United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty opened on 18 March 2013 ...
Australian Discrimination Law Reform Abandoned by Government

Australian Discrimination Law Reform Abandoned by Government

By Dominique Allen - Late last year, I wrote about the proposed changes to modernise Australia’s ageing ...