Access to Justice

Public Interest Lawyering in Times of Austerity

Public Interest Lawyering in Times of Austerity

On 24 May 2014, to mark its 14th anniversary, Oxford Pro Bono Publico presented a symposium on the importance of, ...
The Oxford Legal Assistance Volunteer Partnership Programme with Bail for Immigration Detainees

The Oxford Legal Assistance Volunteer Partnership Programme with Bail for Immigration Detainees

In the 2013-2014 academic year, following the success of its existing link with award winning legal aid firm ...
New employment tribunal fees and discrimination: UNISON v Lord Chancellor; Equality and Human Rights Commission

New employment tribunal fees and discrimination: UNISON v Lord Chancellor; Equality and Human Rights Commission

The High Court (Moses LJ, Irwin J) today delivered judgment in the important judicial review proceedings brought ...
Judicial Review of Migrant Detention in Europe: In Search of Effectiveness and Speediness

Judicial Review of Migrant Detention in Europe: In Search of Effectiveness and Speediness

  Detention has been highlighted in recent years by a number of international and non-governmental ...
For love and money? Unpaid Legal Internships in the Third-Sector

For love and money? Unpaid Legal Internships in the Third-Sector

Recent litigation in the United States has successfully challenged the use of unpaid interns by large ...
UN Immunity, Access to Justice and the Haitian Cholera Epidemic

UN Immunity, Access to Justice and the Haitian Cholera Epidemic

A few weeks ago a group of Haitian cholera victims took the extraordinary step of filing a class action suit ...
Marikana Funding Decision – A Victory for Justice, Fairness and Equality

Marikana Funding Decision – A Victory for Justice, Fairness and Equality

In the wake of the Marikana tragedy, during which 40 striking mineworkers were shot and killed by the South ...
Disenfranchising the Disenfranchised? – Appeal Rights in the Immigration Bill 2013

Disenfranchising the Disenfranchised? – Appeal Rights in the Immigration Bill 2013

The first immigration bill to be published in four years was introduced in the House of Commons on 10 October ...
The CEDAW Committee Holds an Uncomfortable Mirror to the UK

The CEDAW Committee Holds an Uncomfortable Mirror to the UK

On July 26th, 2013 the CEDAW Committee released concluding observations on the UK’s compliance with CEDAW. The UK ...
Reaching Equal Justice: An Invitation to Envision and Act (Report of the Canadian Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee, August 2013)

Reaching Equal Justice: An Invitation to Envision and Act (Report of the Canadian Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee, August 2013)

The year is 2030 and all people living in Canada have equal access to justice regardless of means, capacity or ...
Extraterritorial Jurisdiction under the ECHR – Smith (and Others) v MOD (2013)

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction under the ECHR – Smith (and Others) v MOD (2013)

In Smith (and Others) v MOD [2013] UKSC 41, the UK Supreme Court was charged with determining whether the UK ...
Legal Aid Cuts are Incongruous and Reckless for a Conservative Government

Legal Aid Cuts are Incongruous and Reckless for a Conservative Government

This is an edited transcript of the address given by Dinah Rose QC on Tuesday 4 June 2013, at the Demonstration to ...

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