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Supplementary Comparative Research on Secret Evidence

admin 24th March 2012

A closer examination of the procedure and practice in the United States: A report prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Joint Committee on Human Rights (March 2012) A follow-up to the 2011 comparative report on secret evidence, requested by the JCHR. It focused on the operation of security-cleared counsel in US habeas corpus […]

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Comparative Hate Speech Law

admin 7th March 2012

Comparative Hate Speech Law: Research prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Legal Resources Centre, South Africa (March 2012) Memorandum and Annexure prepared for the Legal Resources Centre, South Africa (LRC) to assist in the preparation of submissions in two hate speech cases to be heard by the Supreme Court of Appeal: Herselman v […]

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Australian Equality Law Reform Paper

admin 24th January 2012

Submissions by Oxford Pro Bono Publico to the Attorney-General’s Department of Australia in response to its Discussion Paper on the consolidation of anti-discrimination laws (January 2012) On the 22nd of September 2011, the Attorney-General’s Department of Australia launched a public discussion paper inviting community views on the proposed consolidation of Australian anti-discrimination legislation. This OPBP […]

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Food Marketing and Advertising in the EU

admin 7th November 2011

The Marketing and Advertising of Food in the European Union – Regulatory Measures, Remedies for Consumers and an Analysis of Best Practices: A Report produced by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food (November 2011) This OPBP report was prepared as a contribution to the work of […]

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The ECHR and Domestic Courts

admin 7th November 2011

Reconciling domestic superior courts with the ECHR and the ECtHR: A Comparative Perspective prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Commission on a Bill of Rights (November 2011) In March 2011, the UK Government set up the Commission on a Bill of Rights, mandated to investigate the creation of a UK Bill of Rights […]

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The Use of Secret Evidence in Judicial Proceedings

admin 24th October 2011

A comparative survey prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Joint Committee on Human Rights (October 2011) Secret evidence, or evidence that is relied upon by the court without disclosure to one of the parties, has been used with increasing frequency in the United Kingdom over the past decade. The use of such closed […]

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Public Participation in the Lawmaking Process

admin 7th April 2011

A Comparative Survey of Procedures for Public Participation in the Lawmaking Process: Report prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (India) (April 2011) This report surveys pre-legislative and legislative processes in South Africa, Canada, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, the United States of America and the European Union […]

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Protection of Women Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

admin 7th February 2011

Submission prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Indian Parliament on the Protection of Women against Sexual Harassment at Workplace Bill 2010 (February 2011) In this report, OPBP conducted a comprehensive survey of the law relating to sexual harassment in Australia, Canada, the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. […]

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The Right to Education in Europe and India

admin 19th July 2010

A report prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Legal Resources Centre, South Africa (July 2010)   In this project OPBP prepared a research memorandum for the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) in South Africa analysing the right to education in European and Indian case law and setting out the various remedies that have been […]

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Submission to Iraq Inquiry

admin 7th July 2010

A submission prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Iraq Inquiry on the legality of the 2003 invasion (July 2010) OPBP prepared a submission for the Iraq Inquiry on the legality of the 2003 invasion of Iraq.  The call for submissions may be found on the Inquiry’s website: http://www.iraqinquiry.org.uk/background/100602-submissions-from-international-lawyers.aspx You can browse or search all OPBP’s […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Soft Law Developments in the EU

admin 20th July 2009

A research report prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the United Nations Special Representative on Business and Human Rights (July 2009) This brief was prepared by OPBP to inform the mandate of Professor John Ruggie, the Special Representative of the United Nations’ Secretary- General on business and human rights (‘SRSG’). The SRSG has been […]

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