Access to Justice

The Mau Mau Litigation – Justice at Last

The Mau Mau Litigation – Justice at Last

It is rare for the British Government to apologise for state sponsored human rights abuses, particularly if they ...
UNISON v Lord Chancellor: The Statistics of Tribunal Fees in the Court of Appeal

UNISON v Lord Chancellor: The Statistics of Tribunal Fees in the Court of Appeal

As discussed previously on the Blog, fees in the employment tribunal were introduced across England, Wales and ...
Access to Justice: A Facet of Gender Equality

Access to Justice: A Facet of Gender Equality

In its last session, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW Committee) released ...
"You Have the Right to an Attorney that We Approve of”: Right to Counsel under Iran's New Criminal Procedure Code

"You Have the Right to an Attorney that We Approve of”: Right to Counsel under Iran's New Criminal Procedure Code

Under Iran’s new Criminal Procedure Code only lawyers pre-approved by the Head of the Judiciary may intervene ...
Public Access to Court Documents as a Manifestation of Open Justice

Public Access to Court Documents as a Manifestation of Open Justice

Success for Oxford Pro Bono Publico and the Legal Resources Centre as the South African Supreme Court of Appeal ...
CrowdJustice: Looking Forward for Human Rights and Public Interest Cases

CrowdJustice: Looking Forward for Human Rights and Public Interest Cases

What is the future of human rights and public interest litigation?  At the moment we are confronting existential ...
Grayling’s Enhance Court Fees: how to pay lip-service to Magna Carta

Grayling’s Enhance Court Fees: how to pay lip-service to Magna Carta

On 9th March 2015, the Civil Proceedings and Family Proceedings Fees (Amendment) Order 2015 came into force in ...
The Equality Agenda in 2015: Part II- Access to Justice

The Equality Agenda in 2015: Part II- Access to Justice

In the second instalment of Professor Sir Bob Hepple’s ‘Equality Agenda in 2015’ series, the focus turns to the ...
An Unsecured Commitment: Security and Justice in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

An Unsecured Commitment: Security and Justice in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Insecurity and injustice are a daily reality for large numbers of people around the world. Although gathering data ...
Valuing the Work of Community Lawyers’ to Resolve Systemic Problems – The Productivity Commission Report on Access to Justice Arrangements in Australia

Valuing the Work of Community Lawyers’ to Resolve Systemic Problems – The Productivity Commission Report on Access to Justice Arrangements in Australia

In the past decade or more in Australia, creeping managerialism and efforts to reduce funding of services under ...
Impunity for Police Violence: nine years since Jhonny Silva-Aranguren's death

Impunity for Police Violence: nine years since Jhonny Silva-Aranguren's death

Colombia´s critical human rights situation is a result of both political violence, and organized and petty crime. ...
The Uncertain Status of Child Rights in the UK

The Uncertain Status of Child Rights in the UK

This November marks the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). An atypical fusion of ...

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