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 ...
“Social will” as important as political will for implementing human rights

“Social will” as important as political will for implementing human rights

What has been largely overlooked in the human rights theory and practice is what I would call the lack of “social ...
Madison v. Alabama: Chief Justice Roberts “Takes Back Control” of his Court

Madison v. Alabama: Chief Justice Roberts “Takes Back Control” of his Court

Last week, the US Supreme Court spared the life of Vernon Madison, at least temporarily, by remanding his case ...
Abidjan’s Roadmap for Free and Quality Public Education

Abidjan’s Roadmap for Free and Quality Public Education

I had to take three flights and it took me almost 24 hours to get to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, from Medellin, my ...
Lessons from Sir Henry Brooke: Making Rights Real (II)

Lessons from Sir Henry Brooke: Making Rights Real (II)

In my last post, I argued that the judgment in Gareth Lee v Ashers Bakery is the consequence of the failure to ...
Lessons from Sir Henry Brooke: Making Rights Real (I)

Lessons from Sir Henry Brooke: Making Rights Real (I)

What if? What if the UK House of Lords (as the UK Supreme Court then was) had left the judgment of Lord Justice ...
Re: Inhuman conditions in 1382 Prisons – Development in Indian Prisoner’s Rights

Re: Inhuman conditions in 1382 Prisons – Development in Indian Prisoner’s Rights

In June 2013, Justice R C Lahoti, a retired Chief Justice of the Indian Supreme Court, wrote to the then Chief ...
Call for Organising Committee: International Rounds of the Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court, April 2019

Call for Organising Committee: International Rounds of the Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court, April 2019

The International Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition are being jointly organised by the Bonavero ...
Call for Judges: International Rounds of the Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court, April 2019

Call for Judges: International Rounds of the Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court, April 2019

The International Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition are being jointly organised by the Bonavero ...
Antwerp Court muddies the waters: Belgian Burkini Ban Justified

Antwerp Court muddies the waters: Belgian Burkini Ban Justified

On 18 December 2018, the Antwerp court of first instance held that the burkini ban in the Antwerp Police ...
Secularism as separation and neutrality: A redefinition of Concepts by the Constitutional Court of Peru

Secularism as separation and neutrality: A redefinition of Concepts by the Constitutional Court of Peru

Last month, the Constitutional Court of Peru issued a judgment in the case 00007-2014-PA/TC, which concerned an ...
The Wiener Library’s Exhibition – Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers

The Wiener Library’s Exhibition – Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers

The Wiener Library’s new temporary exhibition ‘Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers’ ...