Open Letter to The Times on the Fundamental Importance of Human Rights

admin 13th June 2017

OxHRH Director, Professor Sandra Fredman along with Justice Kate O’Regan, Director of the Bonavero Institute for Human Rights and colleagues from the Law Society of England and Wales, Human Rights Watch, Liberty, London School of Economics, the Bar Council, Justice, The Charter Institute of Legal Executives have published an open letter in The Times reminding […]

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New Publications from Hart Publishing

admin 12th June 2017

NEW HUMAN RIGHTS LAW TITLES FROM HART PUBLISHING 20% discount for readers of the Oxford Human Rights Hub! Please order through the Hart Publishing website To receive your discount, type HRBLOG in the discount code field at the checkout   Minimum Contract Justice A Capabilities Perspective on Sweatshops and Consumer Contracts Lyn K L […]

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Internship at the ILO on ‘Care Jobs and Care Economy’

admin 8th June 2017

The International Labour Organization is working on a report “Care Jobs and the Care Economy” to be published in March 2018. They are searching for an intern to work with during the drafting phase. The paid internship will be of a duration of 6 months, starting at the latest on 1 August 2017, with a […]

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New Publication: Tax Havens and International Human Rights (Paul Beckett)

admin 7th June 2017

Tax Havens and International Human Rights Paul Beckett, Mann Benham Advocates, Isle of Man Series: Human Rights and International Law This book takes a human rights based approach to tax havens. It makes plain the unscrupulous or merely indifferent ways in which, using tax havens, businesses and individuals systematically undermine and for all practical purposes […]

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New Publications from the OxHRH Team and Associates

admin 2nd June 2017

The OxHRH Publication Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The Publications Page is constantly updated with the newest innovative and thought-provoking journal articles and books. The latest editions are: Shreya Atrey, ‘Redefining Frontiers of EU Discrimination Law’ (2017) Public Law 185 Nicholas Bamforth, ‘Articles 13 and […]

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New Publication: Research Methods in Human Rights

admin 1st June 2017

Methodological discussion has largely been neglected in human rights research, with legal scholars in particular tending to address research methods and methodological reflection implicitly rather than explicitly. This book advances thinking on human rights methodology, offering instruction and guidance on the methodological approaches to human rights research. Seeking to bridge the methodological deficit often compounded […]

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NEW RightsUp #RightNow Podcast-Transforming the Law: Transgender Rights in the United States

admin 30th May 2017

In May of 2016, the Obama administration issued federal guidance that stated transgender people are protected according to United States civil rights law preventing sex discrimination in schools. It was a historic move, in response to a wave of cases making their way through federal courts regarding discrimination against transgender people. But in February 2017, […]

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Race and the Law-How Police and Judicial System Protects and Undermines the Rights of Ethnic Minorities

admin 30th May 2017

Race and the Law – How the Police and Judicial System Protects and Undermines the Rights of Ethnic Minorities Tzuzuki Lecture Theatre Ruth Deech Building St Anne’s College 5-6.30 p.m. Tuesday May 30   Speakers will include:   Dr Alpa Parmar (Departmental Lecturer in Criminology, Oxford University) Chief Superintendent Victor Olisa (Strategic Lead for Diversity […]

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OPBP Report Supports Academic Scholarship

Meghan Campbell 26th May 2017

OPBP’s reports have had significant impact in court cases and now it is also having an impact on academic scholarship. OBPB has been cited in Brian Farrell’s new book, Habeus Corpus in International Law. OPBP prepared a report on the use of secret evidence in October 2011, in order to assist the Joint Committee on […]

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