Redfearn v United Kingdom: Hard Case Makes Good Law-Part 1

Redfearn v United Kingdom: Hard Case Makes Good Law-Part 1

On 6 November 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) handed down judgment in Redfearn v United Kingdom. ...
Book Review: Laurie Ackermann, Human Dignity: Lodestar for Equality in South Africa (Cape Town: Juta and Co., 2012)

Book Review: Laurie Ackermann, Human Dignity: Lodestar for Equality in South Africa (Cape Town: Juta and Co., 2012)

Laurie Ackermann   “Human Dignity: Lodestar for Equality in South Africa” (Cape Town: Juta and Co., 2012) This ...
US Supreme Court grants certiorari in Windsor v United States – what comes next?

US Supreme Court grants certiorari in Windsor v United States – what comes next?

Following on from his previous post considering the recent US Second Circuit Court of Appeal decision to widen the ...
Parents’ sexual orientation and children rights– coming out in Chile and the ICHR: Atala Riffo v Chile

Parents’ sexual orientation and children rights– coming out in Chile and the ICHR: Atala Riffo v Chile

Atala Riffo e hijas vs. Chile, a case in which the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (ICHR) condemned the ...
Parents' sexual orientation and children rights– coming out in Chile and the ICHR: Atala Riffo v Chile

Parents' sexual orientation and children rights– coming out in Chile and the ICHR: Atala Riffo v Chile

Atala Riffo e hijas vs. Chile, a case in which the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (ICHR) condemned the ...
Identifying forced labour

Identifying forced labour

Following her recent post on the OxHRH Blog,  Gwendolen Morgan returns with a post highlighting the issue of ...
Class actions for South Africa: Children’s Resource Centre Trust v Pioneer Food

Class actions for South Africa: Children’s Resource Centre Trust v Pioneer Food

Although the South African Constitution makes provision for class actions, the requirements for instituting a ...
Access to Justice for Self-Represented Litigants?

Access to Justice for Self-Represented Litigants?

Robin Knowles CBE QC and Natasha Holcroft-Emmess add to the voices on the OxHRH Blog warning of the threat to ...
‘He Believed in People’: Remembering Arthur Chaskalson

‘He Believed in People’: Remembering Arthur Chaskalson

by Geoff Budlender Arthur Chaskalson, former Chief Justice of South Africa and a champion of human rights, ...
From Slavery to Strasbourg: The ECtHR makes the first Article 4 finding against the UK

From Slavery to Strasbourg: The ECtHR makes the first Article 4 finding against the UK

By Gwendolen Morgan In November 2012, the European Court of Human Rights handed down judgment in the case of CN ...
Dismissal and the Band of Reasonable Responses; an unconventional approach to Convention rights?

Dismissal and the Band of Reasonable Responses; an unconventional approach to Convention rights?

By Heather Williams QC The Court of Appeal recently decided in Turner v East Midlands Trains Ltd [2012] EWCA ...
US Decision Widens Suspect Class to Afford Protection to Same-Sex Couples

US Decision Widens Suspect Class to Afford Protection to Same-Sex Couples

By Karl Laird In an important judgment, Windsor v United States the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...