Constitutions and Human Rights

Comparative Human Rights Law Book Launch: Sandy Fredman in Conversation with Justice S. Muralidhar

Comparative Human Rights Law Book Launch: Sandy Fredman in Conversation with Justice S. Muralidhar

This is a special episode of RightsUp, which takes Sandy Fredman’s new book, Comparative Human Rights Law, as a ...
Syrians Hopeful for a New Era as the Much-Awaited Constitutional Committee is formed

Syrians Hopeful for a New Era as the Much-Awaited Constitutional Committee is formed

In September, 2019, the United Nations Secretary General announced the formation of the long awaited Syrian ...
Comparative Human Rights Law Book Launch: Sandy Fredman in Conversation with Edwin Cameron

Comparative Human Rights Law Book Launch: Sandy Fredman in Conversation with Edwin Cameron

This is a special episode of RightsUp, which takes Sandy Fredman’s new book, Comparative Human Rights Law, as a ...
The UK Supreme Court’s “One Off” Judgment

The UK Supreme Court’s “One Off” Judgment

It was a "one off". A conclusive determination on a series of seismic constitutional clashes: representative ...
Prorogation: Three Assumptions

Prorogation: Three Assumptions

Litigation is often predicated on certain assumptions. These may be the result of argumentation of the parties, the
Prorogation: A View from Canada

Prorogation: A View from Canada

Just over a decade ago, large numbers of Canadians turned to Google’s search engine’s algorithm to shed light on a ...
Prorogation: Constitutional Principle and Law, Fact and Causation

Prorogation: Constitutional Principle and Law, Fact and Causation

The Prime Minister’s recent announcement that Parliament would be prorogued, thereby severely curtailing the ...
Playing Hardball with the Queen

Playing Hardball with the Queen

The idea of constitutional hardball was introduced to the world by Mark Tushnet. The sport is played when political
Constitutionality of India’s Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019: India’s McCarthyism Moment

Constitutionality of India’s Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019: India’s McCarthyism Moment

In a chilling throwback McCarthyism in the United States, India’s Parliament has passed the Unlawful Activities ...
South African Supreme Court of Appeal Confirms Remedy of ‘Constitutional Damages’ for Homeless People Whose Property is Destroyed by State

South African Supreme Court of Appeal Confirms Remedy of ‘Constitutional Damages’ for Homeless People Whose Property is Destroyed by State

On 3 April 2019, the South African Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) handed down judgment in the matter of Ngomane ...
‘Beyond the Courtroom: Accountability for Grave and Systemic Human Rights Abuses’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 55

‘Beyond the Courtroom: Accountability for Grave and Systemic Human Rights Abuses’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 55

The institutional design of the UN inquiry procedure means that human rights abusers do not go unchallenged because
A Human Rights Act for Queensland

A Human Rights Act for Queensland

Queensland is soon to be the third Australian jurisdiction with a statutory bill of rights. Earlier this month, the

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