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Upcoming Virtual Talk from UC Berkeley Law: "Understanding International Human Rights Commitments: Control Mechanisms, Legitimacy and Domestic Change"

admin 21st September 2015

The Berkeley Comparative Anti-Discrimination Law Virtual Study Group is giving a presentation on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 9:00 am in Berkeley in Room 136 Boalt Hall on: “Understanding International Human Rights Commitments: Control Mechanisms, Legitimacy and Domestic Change” by Hubert Smekal, Assistant Professor, Department of IR and European Studies Masaryk University, Czech Republic For those of […]

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Launch of Fiction and Human Rights Network at TORCH: 'Dignity and the Novel Since 1948'

admin 18th September 2015

The launch of the Fiction and Human Rights Network at TORCH: ‘Dignity and the Novel since 1948’ This is an interdisciplinary symposium at which lawyers, literary scholars, philosophers and others discuss the relationship between the novel and conceptions of ‘dignity’ in legal theory and practice. Featuring Helena Kennedy QC, Philippe Sands QC, Jonathan Herring, Charles […]

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Hibernian Law Journal Call for Submissions

admin 14th September 2015

The Hibernian Law Journal (HLJ) is an annual publication produced by young lawyers in Ireland with the support of various law firms and the Law Society of Ireland.  The Journal has a multidisciplinary focus, facilitating detailed argument and discussion on a wide range of topics including human rights, both internationally and within the UK and Ireland. […]

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The Oxford Legal Walk: Monday October 19

admin 8th September 2015

The Oxford Legal Walk is an 8km after work walk, on Monday October 19, around the sights of Oxford to raise funds to enable local legal advice charities to help vulnerable people in desperate need of advice. Money raised will go to The Access to Justice Foundation a national fundraising and grant giving charity which supports […]

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Gullan & Gullan Agency Becomes 'Gold' Member of Law Faculty Benefactors List

admin 4th September 2015

The Oxford University Law Faculty designated the digital design and marketing agency Gullan & Gullan a ‘Gold’ member of its benefactor list this year. Gullan & Gullan, based in Johannesburg, has worked closely with OxHRH for several years, designing logos, promotional material, the e-mail newsletter and the yearly Anthology and Annual Report. OxHRH is tremendously grateful for […]

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Fully Funded PhD at University of Liverpool: International Human Rights Law in Response to Climate Change

admin 3rd September 2015

The University of Liverpool invites applications for a funded Doctoral Research scholarship at Liverpool Law School commencing November 2015 (flexible). You will be expected to conduct research on the role of international human rights law in the response to climate change. The scholarship is funded by the Hodgson Trust. For more information about the PhD […]

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OPBP Volunteer Wins Human Rights Essay Prize

admin 25th August 2015

Oxford Pro Bono Group fundee Michael Rhimes has won the essay competition run by UK human rights charity René Cassin. The competition asked the topical question – ‘Religion and human rights – compatible or conflicting?’ Entrants were judged by Daniel Finkelstein, Associate Editor of The Times. Of Michael’s essay, Daniel said: “Michael Rhimes had an extremely original and […]

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Adam Wagner Shortlisted for Liberty Human Rights Lawyer of the Year

admin 25th August 2015

Adam Wagner, a barrister at 1 Crown Office Row, has been shortlisted by human rights advocacy organization Liberty. Wagner is being recognized for his pioneering and innovative work on Rights Info, a website dedicated to “bringing human rights to life using beautiful infographics, stories and social media.” Wagner also founded the popular UK Human Rights […]

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Canadian Equality Rights E-book Published

admin 21st August 2015

Jonnette Watson Hamilton and Jennifer Koshan, Professors at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, have compiled an ebook on equality rights jurisprudence under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms that is available on their faculty’s blog, ABlawg. The ebook collects ABlawg posts on equality rights written by Watson Hamilton, Koshan and others since 2008. An introduction […]

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