The CERD Committee on Discrimination Against Non-Citizens

The CERD Committee on Discrimination Against Non-Citizens

In a previous blog post I explained the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination’s ...
The Sustainable Development Goals: “Leaving No-One Behind” Means Recognising the Role of Equality Law

The Sustainable Development Goals: “Leaving No-One Behind” Means Recognising the Role of Equality Law

This week, states are meeting at the UN General Assembly to review progress towards the achievement of the ...
New Book: Feeling Like a State: Desire, Denial, and the Recasting of Authority  (Duke University Press, 2019)

New Book: Feeling Like a State: Desire, Denial, and the Recasting of Authority (Duke University Press, 2019)

In Feeling Like a State,  Professor Davina Cooper explores the unexpected contribution a legal drama of withdrawal ...
Direct or Indirect Discrimination: Same Difference?

Direct or Indirect Discrimination: Same Difference?

Should a finding of indirect discrimination be sanctioned in the same way as a finding of direct discrimination? A ...
Brazilian Superior Court of Justice Decides that Victims of Domestic Violence are Entitled to Paid Work Leave – While New Legislation Could Hinder Their Right to an Adequate Standard of Living

Brazilian Superior Court of Justice Decides that Victims of Domestic Violence are Entitled to Paid Work Leave – While New Legislation Could Hinder Their Right to an Adequate Standard of Living

The Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) established a new precedent asserting that women who suffer domestic ...
Job Advert: Senior Associate (Level 4) – Human Rights Monitoring at the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Job Advert: Senior Associate (Level 4) – Human Rights Monitoring at the Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is hiring a Senior Associate (Level 4) - Human Rights ...
Visiting Fellowships in Comparative Constitutional Law in 2020, Melbourne Law School

Visiting Fellowships in Comparative Constitutional Law in 2020, Melbourne Law School

2020 Visiting Fellowships in Comparative Constitutional Law for female doctoral and early career ...
Training for International Electoral Observers Applications Open

Training for International Electoral Observers Applications Open

The Global Campus of Human Rights is glad to inform you that the Call for Applications for the Training for ...
New book: ‘Positive Freedom and the Law’ by Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

New book: ‘Positive Freedom and the Law’ by Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

Freedom is not only a right to be left alone. The book explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead ...
The Fair Housing Act in the Trump Era: A Proposed Agency Rule Will Seriously Dilute Disparate-Impact Liability

The Fair Housing Act in the Trump Era: A Proposed Agency Rule Will Seriously Dilute Disparate-Impact Liability

Galvanized by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968, the U.S. Congress adopted the Fair Housing Act ...
Second issue of the Tamil Nadu National Law University’s online journal available now

Second issue of the Tamil Nadu National Law University’s online journal available now

The Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU) is happy to announce that the second issue of its online journal, ...
The European Union Detaining Migrants in Libya – are they Breaching Non-Refoulment?

The European Union Detaining Migrants in Libya – are they Breaching Non-Refoulment?

The news coming out of Libya is dire. As the largest flow of modern African migration funnels through this single ...