Constitutions and Human Rights

A Bone Tossed to the Europhobes – Free Speech in Britain’s Proposed Bill of Rights

A Bone Tossed to the Europhobes – Free Speech in Britain’s Proposed Bill of Rights

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One Step Forward and Two Steps Back – The Bill of Rights Bill and Overseas Military Operations

One Step Forward and Two Steps Back – The Bill of Rights Bill and Overseas Military Operations

The development of human rights protection throughout history has been characterised by cycles of advancement and ...
Clause Seven of the Bill of Rights Bill: Diluting Rights Protection and Undermining Parliamentary Democracy

Clause Seven of the Bill of Rights Bill: Diluting Rights Protection and Undermining Parliamentary Democracy

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The Bill of Rights Bill: Playing Fast and Loose with the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (Again)

The Bill of Rights Bill: Playing Fast and Loose with the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (Again)

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Proposed Reforms to the UK Human Rights Act

Proposed Reforms to the UK Human Rights Act

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Marriage For All: Same-Sex Marriage in Japan

Marriage For All: Same-Sex Marriage in Japan

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Detention Laws in Malaysia: Parliament Rejects Motion to Extend Security Powers

Detention Laws in Malaysia: Parliament Rejects Motion to Extend Security Powers

Image description: Protesters gather at a human rights rally in Malaysia. The Security Offences (Special ...
Leigh v Commissioner for the Police of the Metropolis: Fundamental Rights during COVID

Leigh v Commissioner for the Police of the Metropolis: Fundamental Rights during COVID

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The Times and Temporalities of International Human Rights Law

The Times and Temporalities of International Human Rights Law

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Vaccine Mandates in the United States: Multi-level Actors and Rights in Tension: Federal Government Mandates (Part III)

Vaccine Mandates in the United States: Multi-level Actors and Rights in Tension: Federal Government Mandates (Part III)

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Vaccine Mandates in the United States: Multi-level Actors and Rights in Tension: State Mandates (Part II)

Vaccine Mandates in the United States: Multi-level Actors and Rights in Tension: State Mandates (Part II)

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Vaccine Mandates in the United States: Multi-level Actors and Rights in Tension: Private Employers (Part I)

Vaccine Mandates in the United States: Multi-level Actors and Rights in Tension: Private Employers (Part I)

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