The Conventionality Control Doctrine of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: a Critical Approach

The Conventionality Control Doctrine of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: a Critical Approach

Since 2006, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) has developed the “Conventionality Control”doctrine. ...
20 Years After Palermo Protocol: Towards a stronger East African regional anti-trafficking framework

20 Years After Palermo Protocol: Towards a stronger East African regional anti-trafficking framework

The year 2020 marks 20 years since the adoption of the year 2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish ...
Does India’s covid-19 Contact Tracing App Violate Digital Rights?

Does India’s covid-19 Contact Tracing App Violate Digital Rights?

On 14 April 2020, during his speech on the extension of the lockdown in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged ...
Covid-19, Patents and Access to Medication in India

Covid-19, Patents and Access to Medication in India

The Covid-19 pandemic is spreading rapidly across India. India has had a long-drawn struggle around affordable ...
Covid-19 and Rights of Persons with Disabilities in India

Covid-19 and Rights of Persons with Disabilities in India

Covid-19 is not uniform in its impact. Persons with disabilities are disproportionately affected by the pandemic. ...
Federal Court Holds There Is a Fundamental Right to Education Under the U.S Constitution

Federal Court Holds There Is a Fundamental Right to Education Under the U.S Constitution

In a landmark decision issued last week in the Gary B. v. Whitmer case, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Sixth ...
Domestic Violence in the Age of Coronavirus:  Additional Reporting Barriers and Potential Immigration Consequences in the U.S.

Domestic Violence in the Age of Coronavirus: Additional Reporting Barriers and Potential Immigration Consequences in the U.S.

Increases in the incidence of domestic violence have been reported across the globe during the coronavirus ...
UK Supreme Court Relaxes the Test for Establishing a Breach of Article 3 in Medical Removal Cases

UK Supreme Court Relaxes the Test for Establishing a Breach of Article 3 in Medical Removal Cases

On 29 April 2020, the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case of AM(Zimbabwe) v SSHD [2020] UKSC. ...
Freedom of Expression and Information in the Coronavirus Era

Freedom of Expression and Information in the Coronavirus Era

As 1/3 of the global population faces some form of lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, Michelle Bachelet, ...
Singaporean High Court upholds criminalisation of sexual intercourse between consenting males

Singaporean High Court upholds criminalisation of sexual intercourse between consenting males

On 30th March 2020, the High Court of Singapore upheld the constitutionality of Section 377A of the Singapore ...
New Interactive Dataset: Women, Peace and Security National Action Plans Website

New Interactive Dataset: Women, Peace and Security National Action Plans Website

The WPS National Action Plans (NAPs) Website is one of the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security's most recent ...
Now That We Care About Carers: Temporal Casualisation in Mencap and Uber

Now That We Care About Carers: Temporal Casualisation in Mencap and Uber

A few weeks before the lockdown, one of the most important UK labour law cases of the last decade was heard by the ...