The 40th Session of the Human Rights Council: Some Observations on State Behaviour

The 40th Session of the Human Rights Council: Some Observations on State Behaviour

The UN Human Rights Council, which was created in 2006, is currently holding its 40th Session. The HRC is the UN’s ...
Friday in Focus: Emilie McDonnell

Friday in Focus: Emilie McDonnell

I am currently a DPhil in Law candidate at University College. My research focuses on protecting the right to ...
Canadian Children have a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy at School

Canadian Children have a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy at School

In R. v. Jarvis, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that children can reasonably expect that they will not be ...
Why Depriving Shamima Begum of her UK Citizenship Breaches International Law

Why Depriving Shamima Begum of her UK Citizenship Breaches International Law

 Shamima Begum, the British teenager who left the UK to marry an ISIS fighter, was recently found in Syria and ...
Gloucester Resources and Its Radical Implications for Indigenous Environmental Justice

Gloucester Resources and Its Radical Implications for Indigenous Environmental Justice

The decision by New South Wales Land and Environment court, Australia, rejecting the appeal by Gloucester ...
Under India’s New Intermediary Rules, Fundamental Rights Take Backstage

Under India’s New Intermediary Rules, Fundamental Rights Take Backstage

The Indian Government’s Information Technology Ministry had recently invited comments on proposed amendments to ...
Essex Summer School in Human Rights Research Methods: 1-5 July 2019

Essex Summer School in Human Rights Research Methods: 1-5 July 2019

The Essex Human Rights Centre will be offering its five day summer school in Human Rights Research Methods from 1- ...
Should Canadian Citizens Abroad have an Unfettered Right to Vote?

Should Canadian Citizens Abroad have an Unfettered Right to Vote?

Canadian citizens who have resided abroad for five years or more did not have the right to vote in a federal ...
Human Rights in Scotland

Human Rights in Scotland

On 10th December 2018 the First Minister’s Advisory Group on Human Rights Leadership set out its vision for the ...
Indian Supreme Court on Dance Bar Regulations: Victory for Bar Dancers?

Indian Supreme Court on Dance Bar Regulations: Victory for Bar Dancers?

A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India (‘SC’) recently relaxed the stringent conditions imposed by the ...
Workshop: The Impact of the Medical Profession on Abortion Laws in Transitional and Post-conflict Societies

Workshop: The Impact of the Medical Profession on Abortion Laws in Transitional and Post-conflict Societies

On Thursday 4th April 2019 from 09:15-17:30pm the Institute for Global Innovation and Birmingham Law School are ...
Successful Judicial Review of Benefits Payment in the UK

Successful Judicial Review of Benefits Payment in the UK

R (Johnson and others) and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2019] EWHC 23 (Admin) is an English High ...