Access to Justice

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 ...
The Beating Heart of the Rule of Law (and Not an Avocado)

The Beating Heart of the Rule of Law (and Not an Avocado)

This is an edited transcript of the address given by Michael Fordham QC, on Tuesday 4 July 2013, at the ...
Civil Legal Aid Reforms in the UK – What will this mean for you?

Civil Legal Aid Reforms in the UK – What will this mean for you?

This is a government which does not like its decisions being challenged, examined or questioned. This is a ...
Legal Aid Cuts: A Student Perspective

Legal Aid Cuts: A Student Perspective

By Meghan Campbell and Arthur Chan  Oxford Legal Assistance (OLA) is an undergraduate and postgraduate legal aid ...
It's Time to Wake Up – UK Legal Aid Cuts

It's Time to Wake Up – UK Legal Aid Cuts

Like many law academics I suppose I had grown tired of well-heeled QCs claiming that this or that change to legal ...
It’s Time to Wake Up – UK Legal Aid Cuts

It’s Time to Wake Up – UK Legal Aid Cuts

Like many law academics I suppose I had grown tired of well-heeled QCs claiming that this or that change to legal ...
Justice and Security Act 2013: Impact on Open Justice and Trial Rights

Justice and Security Act 2013: Impact on Open Justice and Trial Rights

  On the 25th of April 2013, the Justice and Security Act was granted Royal Assent after the Bill’s ...

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