The UK’s Overseas Operations Bill: licence to kill?

The UK’s Overseas Operations Bill: licence to kill?

The UK Government is seeking to pass a new legislation that would impede prosecutions against British troops for ...
A historical precedent: IACtHR recognizes breach of the right to equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of a socioeconomic right on intersectional grounds of gender, poverty and race in Fireworks Factory case

A historical precedent: IACtHR recognizes breach of the right to equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of a socioeconomic right on intersectional grounds of gender, poverty and race in Fireworks Factory case

In July 2019, I wrote a blog post introducing the main arguments presented to the Inter-American Court of Human ...
Leading Human Rights Organizations Petition UN and Release Report on Case Emblematic Of Maduro’s Assault on Rule of Law

Leading Human Rights Organizations Petition UN and Release Report on Case Emblematic Of Maduro’s Assault on Rule of Law

The Case of Judge Afiuni and the Survival of the Rule of Law in Venezuela On Thursday 12 November, the Raoul ...
Grand Final of the Herbert Smith Freehills Disability Mooting Championship 14 November: Oxford v Cambridge and Panel Discussion

Grand Final of the Herbert Smith Freehills Disability Mooting Championship 14 November: Oxford v Cambridge and Panel Discussion

Both the Grand Final and Panel Discussion will take place online 14 November 2020, 2:45PM to 6:00PM. Register here ...
Call for Papers: European Yearbook on Human Rights 2021

Call for Papers: European Yearbook on Human Rights 2021

  Special Focus: Human Rights in times of a pandemic The European Yearbook on Human Rights is shedding ...
Research Assistant Position with the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

Research Assistant Position with the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

The research assistant will work under the supervision of Dr Katia Bianchini, Research Fellow, Max Planck for ...
The Early Years:  Ruth Bader Ginsburg Breaks the Cage [Blog Series on US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

The Early Years: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Breaks the Cage [Blog Series on US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

In 1972, the year I was born, a young law professor became the founding director of the ACLU Women’s Rights ...
Introduction: The “Notorious R.B.G.” [Blog Series: The Legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

Introduction: The “Notorious R.B.G.” [Blog Series: The Legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

On September 18, 2020, the first evening of the Jewish New Year holiday, Rosh Hashanah, U.S. Supreme Court Justice ...
Jammu and Kashmir Media Policy 2020: A Veil Covering Freedoms

Jammu and Kashmir Media Policy 2020: A Veil Covering Freedoms

Through an order dated 15th May 2020, the Jammu and Kashmir Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) ...
On the grounds of sex’: SCOTUS brings sexual orientation within the ambit of Title VII

On the grounds of sex’: SCOTUS brings sexual orientation within the ambit of Title VII

On June 15 2020, the US Supreme Court decided in Bostock v. Clayton County that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights ...
Kenyan Lessons on the right to education as a human right amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic

Kenyan Lessons on the right to education as a human right amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic

In BPA v Directors, Brookhouse Schools,  a group of parents ofminors at Brookhouse Schools, a private school, ...
A Review of the Credibility Assessment in Hong Kong’s Torture Claim Regime

A Review of the Credibility Assessment in Hong Kong’s Torture Claim Regime

Since 2014, Hong Kong has conducted its asylum process through the Unified Screening Mechanism.  The process ...