Challenging Regression in Climate Commitments: Doctrine of ‘Non-Retrogression’ to the Rescue?

Challenging Regression in Climate Commitments: Doctrine of ‘Non-Retrogression’ to the Rescue?

Amidst the wave of new climate commitments or nationally determined contributions (NDCs) from Parties to the Paris ...
To Eat or Not to Eat: Analysing the Constitutionality of the Meat Bans in Gujarat

To Eat or Not to Eat: Analysing the Constitutionality of the Meat Bans in Gujarat

Image description: A person holding an egg against the background of a stack of eggs.  Recently, the Municipal ...
Why Legislate Intersectional Gender Parity Acts for Parliaments? The Case of Germany

Why Legislate Intersectional Gender Parity Acts for Parliaments? The Case of Germany

The German Constitution provides in Article 3 (2) that “[m]en and women shall have equal rights. The state shall ...
The Supreme Court Refused to Order the Legal Recognition of Elan-Cane’s Non-Gendered Identity

The Supreme Court Refused to Order the Legal Recognition of Elan-Cane’s Non-Gendered Identity

With its judgment in the Elan-Cane case, the UK Supreme Court lost an invaluable opportunity to ease one of the ...
Culture Wars and Constitutional Statutes: The Government’s Proposed Human Rights Act Reforms

Culture Wars and Constitutional Statutes: The Government’s Proposed Human Rights Act Reforms

This week, in response to the Independent Human Rights Act Review’s report, the Government published its proposals ...
The Nationality and Borders Bill has Passed the Commons, With the UK Set to Renege on Fundamental Protections for Asylum Seekers and Migrants

The Nationality and Borders Bill has Passed the Commons, With the UK Set to Renege on Fundamental Protections for Asylum Seekers and Migrants

Last Wednesday, the Nationality and Borders Bill ­– fittingly dubbed the “Anti-refugee bill”­– passed its third ...
Research Assistant Vacancy at Max Planck Institute

Research Assistant Vacancy at Max Planck Institute

The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology is hiring a Research Assistant. The selected candidate will write ...
Pushing the Bioethical Envelope: Rethinking the Rights of Part-Human Chimeric Embryos

Pushing the Bioethical Envelope: Rethinking the Rights of Part-Human Chimeric Embryos

Image description: Different equipment, including test tubes and petri dishes, at a laboratory.  On 15 April ...
Justice behind closed doors?  Extrajudicial killings, Closed Material Proceedings, and Investigatory Obligations under the ECHR

Justice behind closed doors? Extrajudicial killings, Closed Material Proceedings, and Investigatory Obligations under the ECHR

The on-going case R (Saifullah) v Secretary of State for Defence is a judicial review case concerning the Ministry ...
Disability Rights and the Argument of Misuse: The Indian Supreme Court’s Judgment

Disability Rights and the Argument of Misuse: The Indian Supreme Court’s Judgment

Image description: A person reading a book in braille.  The 2021 judgment of the Indian Supreme Court in Vikash ...