Constitutions and Human Rights

A Lacuna in the Kenyan Penal Code Provisions on Abortion

A Lacuna in the Kenyan Penal Code Provisions on Abortion

Image description: Posters on street advertising abortion clinics. In recent years, the Kenyan judiciary has ...
A Historic Moment: The Drafting of the New Chilean Constitution

A Historic Moment: The Drafting of the New Chilean Constitution

TRANSCRIPT: RightsUp Episode: Professor Roberto Gargarella   Gautam Bhatia (0:09) You’re listening to ...
Khalifa v Secretary for National Treasury and Planning: A New Dawn for the Right to Access of Information in Kenya

Khalifa v Secretary for National Treasury and Planning: A New Dawn for the Right to Access of Information in Kenya

Image description: Man approaches Parliament Buildings in Nairobi, Kenya The monumental decision in Khalifa and ...
Discrimination in Indian Blood Donation Policy

Discrimination in Indian Blood Donation Policy

Image description: People in India march at a gay pride rally with rainbow balloons and flags. India famously ...
Dobbs Employs Narrow Framing to Narrow Fundamental Rights

Dobbs Employs Narrow Framing to Narrow Fundamental Rights

Image description: A picture of the front entrance of the US Supreme Court building, which has 'Equal Justice ...
West Virginia v EPA: Thwarting Robust Legal Reasoning

West Virginia v EPA: Thwarting Robust Legal Reasoning

Image description: Coat of arms of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.  In West Virginia v ...
When is a Right Not a Right? The British Bill of Rights

When is a Right Not a Right? The British Bill of Rights

Image description: Front page of British Bill of Rights Bill.  The Bill of Rights Bill, which repeals the Human ...
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

Image Description: Graffiti of "Free Speech" on a red brick wall with a person with their back to the camera in a ...
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

Image description: The Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom and his attendants If enacted in its present form ...
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)

Image Description: The Crest of the UK The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement ...
Proposed Reforms to the UK Human Rights Act

Proposed Reforms to the UK Human Rights Act

Image description: A UK official stands at a podium with a banner behind reading 'Human Rights and Democracy' ...

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