Cuts to the UN Human Rights Bodies? We Know What This Leads To

Cuts to the UN Human Rights Bodies? We Know What This Leads To

The global populist backlash against multilateralism and rights is reaching the UN treaty bodies. These ...
Two New Publications from Hart Publishing

Two New Publications from Hart Publishing

The Faces of Human Rights Edited by Kasey McCall-Smith, Jan Wouters and Felipe Gómez Isa As human rights ...
Dutch child labour due diligence law: a step towards mandatory human rights due diligence

Dutch child labour due diligence law: a step towards mandatory human rights due diligence

On 14 May 2019, the Dutch Senate adopted the Child Labour Due Diligence Law [Wet zorgplicht kinderarbeid]. The law ...
City Initiative on Migrants with Irregular Status in Europe (C-MISE): Guidance and Video

City Initiative on Migrants with Irregular Status in Europe (C-MISE): Guidance and Video

The University of Oxford’s Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), together with nine Eurocities member ...
Boris Johnson combats allegations of misconduct in public office

Boris Johnson combats allegations of misconduct in public office

Boris Johnson has been summoned to appear in the criminal courts: Is the case just a political stunt or ...
The entry of women into the legal profession under British colonial rule

The entry of women into the legal profession under British colonial rule

This year sees the centenary of the abolition of the legal barriers to women’s entry into the legal profession in ...
Stocker v Stocker: dictionaries, domestic violence, and defamation

Stocker v Stocker: dictionaries, domestic violence, and defamation

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that a woman was not liable in defamation to her ex-husband for writing public ...
South African Supreme Court of Appeal Confirms Remedy of ‘Constitutional Remedy’ for Homeless People Whose Property is Destroyed by State

South African Supreme Court of Appeal Confirms Remedy of ‘Constitutional Remedy’ for Homeless People Whose Property is Destroyed by State

On 3 April 2019, the South African Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) handed down judgment in the matter of Ngomane ...
Event: ‘The Prosecution of International Crimes in the UK: Present Problems and Future Possibilities’

Event: ‘The Prosecution of International Crimes in the UK: Present Problems and Future Possibilities’

Brown v. Board of Education at 65: A Job Still Undone

Brown v. Board of Education at 65: A Job Still Undone

This month marks the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision ...
The Broad Regulation of Fake News Could Limit the Right to Freedom of Expression

The Broad Regulation of Fake News Could Limit the Right to Freedom of Expression

Multiple actors from totalitarian states to extremist groups have been spreading ‘fake news’ for a very long time. ...
RSC Public Seminar, 5pm, Wednesday 29 May: ‘Sonopolis: Sound, citizenship, and migrant activisms in Athens’

RSC Public Seminar, 5pm, Wednesday 29 May: ‘Sonopolis: Sound, citizenship, and migrant activisms in Athens’

RSC Public seminar 5pm Wednesday 29 May on Sonopolis: Sound, citizenship, and migrant activisms in Athens with Dr ...