US Affirmative Action Series

US Affirmative Action Series

On 29 June 2023, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a majority decision, held that race-based affirmative ...
Safi and Others and the Council of Europe’s role in preventing further tragedies off the Greek shores

Safi and Others and the Council of Europe’s role in preventing further tragedies off the Greek shores

In June 2023 a boat carrying migrants sank near Pylos (Greece), causing 300-650 deaths. The investigation into the ...
Minority v Minority Only Benefits the Privileged

Minority v Minority Only Benefits the Privileged

The US Supreme Court’s decision Students for Fair Admissions v Presidents and Fellows of Harvard College ...
Over-compensation by the European Court? A Proposal for Reforming Compensation Awards

Over-compensation by the European Court? A Proposal for Reforming Compensation Awards

In light of the Malkinson case, questions are being asked about why successful appellants in the criminal court ...
The Legacy Bill: Furthering the Gap to Truth and Justice

The Legacy Bill: Furthering the Gap to Truth and Justice

Currently before the UK’s House of Lords is the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill (the ...
Decoding Manipur: Unveiling Human Rights Violations Against Women Amidst Ethnic Conflict

Decoding Manipur: Unveiling Human Rights Violations Against Women Amidst Ethnic Conflict

A viral video of two tribal women paraded naked by Meitei men in Manipur's Thoubal district has shocked India and ...
Malaysian Court of Appeal Upholds Fatwa Declaring A Company ‘Deviant’ from Islamic Teachings

Malaysian Court of Appeal Upholds Fatwa Declaring A Company ‘Deviant’ from Islamic Teachings

On 21 March 2023, the Court of Appeal in Malaysia – by a 2-1 majority – upheld a decision of the Malaysian High ...
Figel’ v Slovakia:  Potential landmark ECtHR decision on COVID-19 related restrictions to religious freedom

Figel’ v Slovakia: Potential landmark ECtHR decision on COVID-19 related restrictions to religious freedom

The COVID-19 pandemic introduced a period of unprecedented restrictions to fundamental rights, unthinkable no less ...
After SFFA v. Harvard, Universities Must Hold the Line

After SFFA v. Harvard, Universities Must Hold the Line

In Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard (SFFA), the Supreme Court further limited a university’s right to ...
Will Ireland Constitutionalise Environmental Human Rights and the Rights of Nature as a Response to the Biodiversity Crisis?

Will Ireland Constitutionalise Environmental Human Rights and the Rights of Nature as a Response to the Biodiversity Crisis?

Earlier this year, a Citizens’ Assembly in Ireland tasked with examining biodiversity loss made a number of ...
Supreme Court of Pakistan Holds that ‘Harassment’ at the Workplace Includes (Non-Sexual) Discrimination on Basis of Gender

Supreme Court of Pakistan Holds that ‘Harassment’ at the Workplace Includes (Non-Sexual) Discrimination on Basis of Gender

About 93 per cent of working women in Pakistan acknowledge facing workplace harassment. In 2023, Pakistan ranked ...
Serendipitous Sustainability: How Karnataka’s ‘Gruha Jyothi’ and ‘Shakti’ Schemes Can Bolster Climate Action

Serendipitous Sustainability: How Karnataka’s ‘Gruha Jyothi’ and ‘Shakti’ Schemes Can Bolster Climate Action

India, with its growing population and energy demands, faces a multifaceted challenge in balancing its commitment ...