Covid-19: Crushing Silence Greets Calls to Top Up Child Support Grants in South Africa

Covid-19: Crushing Silence Greets Calls to Top Up Child Support Grants in South Africa

Three weeks into an extensive national lockdown, the South African government has yet to announce any concrete ...
UK Supreme Court finds evidence sharing in death penalty case unlawful

UK Supreme Court finds evidence sharing in death penalty case unlawful

On 25 March 2020, the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case of Elgizouli v SSHD [2020] UKSC 10. At ...
Covid-19 in Sri Lanka: Is Free Speech the next Victim?

Covid-19 in Sri Lanka: Is Free Speech the next Victim?

On 1 April 2020, Sri Lanka’s police announced that it would arrest those who disseminate false or disparaging ...
Does State laicity in Québec breach gender equality?

Does State laicity in Québec breach gender equality?

The ongoing debate on State laicity in Québec recently took a new twist before the courts. Shortly after the ...
Denial of the Right to Life in Kenya’s Urban Settlements

Denial of the Right to Life in Kenya’s Urban Settlements

Over 56% of Kenya’s urban population live in informal settlements, with Kibera in Nairobi being Africa’s biggest ...
Oxford Tenants Union – Call for housing and tenancy law specialists

Oxford Tenants Union – Call for housing and tenancy law specialists

The Oxford Tenants Union are a group of renters in Oxford offering solidarity and support to people who are ...
Pre-recorded evidence in Australia in an era of COVID-19

Pre-recorded evidence in Australia in an era of COVID-19

As the Australian government struggles to keep up with the rapid pace of COVID-19 (coronavirus), societal freedoms ...
El Gizouli: Mutual Legal Assistance Meets Data Protection

El Gizouli: Mutual Legal Assistance Meets Data Protection

On 25 March 2020, the UK Supreme Court issued R (El Gizouli) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] ...
The Turkish Constitutional Court – An Effective Remedy or a Way to Avoid ECtHR Cases?

The Turkish Constitutional Court – An Effective Remedy or a Way to Avoid ECtHR Cases?

Turkey’s Constitutional Court (Anayasa Mahkemesi – AYM) issued an important judgment in May 2019, addressing State ...
Legal and Ethical Considerations for Forced Testing and Quarantine in the Time of COVID-19  

Legal and Ethical Considerations for Forced Testing and Quarantine in the Time of COVID-19  

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the South African state has enacted regulations which allow for forced ...
Coronavirus and the Proceduralisation of Rights

Coronavirus and the Proceduralisation of Rights

The House of Lords Constitution Committee recently published its recommendations in relation to the government's ...
Use of Artificial Intelligence by the Judiciary in the Face of COVID-19

Use of Artificial Intelligence by the Judiciary in the Face of COVID-19

As one of the measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, courts in major parts of the world are ...