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The Strasbourg Court, the ‘Exhaustion of Domestic Remedies’ Rule, and the Principle of Subsidiarity: Between a Rock and a Hard Place?

The Strasbourg Court, the ‘Exhaustion of Domestic Remedies’ Rule, and the Principle of Subsidiarity: Between a Rock and a Hard Place?

By Natasha Simonsen - The recent judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in Er & Ors v ...
Class actions for South Africa: Children’s Resource Centre Trust v Pioneer Food

Class actions for South Africa: Children’s Resource Centre Trust v Pioneer Food

Although the South African Constitution makes provision for class actions, the requirements for instituting a ...
Access to Justice for Self-Represented Litigants?

Access to Justice for Self-Represented Litigants?

Robin Knowles CBE QC and Natasha Holcroft-Emmess add to the voices on the OxHRH Blog warning of the threat to ...
‘He Believed in People’: Remembering Arthur Chaskalson

‘He Believed in People’: Remembering Arthur Chaskalson

by Geoff Budlender Arthur Chaskalson, former Chief Justice of South Africa and a champion of human rights, ...
Unkind Cuts: UK Refugee Lawyers Cite Grave Concerns over Impending Legal Aid Restrictions

Unkind Cuts: UK Refugee Lawyers Cite Grave Concerns over Impending Legal Aid Restrictions

By Stephen Meili Following on from Jo Renshaw's piece on this blog about the impact of the legal aid cuts on ...
The Quick and the Dead in Britain's Global Future

The Quick and the Dead in Britain's Global Future

David Cameron told the CBI on 19 November 2012 that he 'got' the need for changes of attitude in government, which ...
The Quick and the Dead in Britain’s Global Future

The Quick and the Dead in Britain’s Global Future

David Cameron told the CBI on 19 November 2012 that he 'got' the need for changes of attitude in government, which ...
Legal Aid in India: The Need for Strong Laws and High Minds

Legal Aid in India: The Need for Strong Laws and High Minds

By Persis Sidhva The Indian legal system has been ineffective in promoting a pro bono culture. The Legal ...
April Fools: The Quiet Demolition of Legal Aid

April Fools: The Quiet Demolition of Legal Aid

By Jo Renshaw Following the celebration of National Pro Bono Week in the UK last week, Jo Renshaw, Partner and ...
Pro Bono Work in South Africa: From Moral Duties to Legal Duties

Pro Bono Work in South Africa: From Moral Duties to Legal Duties

Continuing in our series on the state of pro bono legal work around the world, Emma Webber blogs for us on the ...
Pro Bono Law in New Zealand: A Work in Progress

Pro Bono Law in New Zealand: A Work in Progress

Following the celebration of National Pro Bono Week in the UK, this week we will be featuring updates on the state ...

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