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Has there been a Slip Between Cup and Lip?: Vikash Kumar v UPSC

Has there been a Slip Between Cup and Lip?: Vikash Kumar v UPSC

Image description: The picture of a ramp outside a building as a form of reasonable accommodation.  Before ...
The Inter-American Human Rights System on Public Security and Police Violence in Brazil: In Defence of a Rights-Based Approach to Security Policies

The Inter-American Human Rights System on Public Security and Police Violence in Brazil: In Defence of a Rights-Based Approach to Security Policies

Three years after the “Favela Nova Brasília” case, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ('IACtHR') is hearing ...
Pakistan’s Inspirational Transgender Persons’ Law- Some Years Later

Pakistan’s Inspirational Transgender Persons’ Law- Some Years Later

The Parliament of Pakistan had passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act in May 2018 and it might ...
Vikash Kumar Discourse: A Missed Opportunity in the Realm of Policy Formation

Vikash Kumar Discourse: A Missed Opportunity in the Realm of Policy Formation

Image description: Parliamentarians at a consultation in India. The judgment pronounced by Justice D.Y. ...
Lee v UK: Exhausting Domestic Remedies

Lee v UK: Exhausting Domestic Remedies

Today a chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) handed down its decision in Lee v UK, declaring ...
Why Legislate Intersectional Gender Parity Acts for Parliaments? The Case of Germany

Why Legislate Intersectional Gender Parity Acts for Parliaments? The Case of Germany

The German Constitution provides in Article 3 (2) that “[m]en and women shall have equal rights. The state shall ...
The Supreme Court Refused to Order the Legal Recognition of Elan-Cane’s Non-Gendered Identity

The Supreme Court Refused to Order the Legal Recognition of Elan-Cane’s Non-Gendered Identity

With its judgment in the Elan-Cane case, the UK Supreme Court lost an invaluable opportunity to ease one of the ...
Vikash Kumar: Dignity and Disability Rights at the Indian Supreme Court

Vikash Kumar: Dignity and Disability Rights at the Indian Supreme Court

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The Nationality and Borders Bill has Passed the Commons, With the UK Set to Renege on Fundamental Protections for Asylum Seekers and Migrants

The Nationality and Borders Bill has Passed the Commons, With the UK Set to Renege on Fundamental Protections for Asylum Seekers and Migrants

Last Wednesday, the Nationality and Borders Bill ­– fittingly dubbed the “Anti-refugee bill”­– passed its third ...
Disability Rights and the Argument of Misuse: The Indian Supreme Court’s Judgment

Disability Rights and the Argument of Misuse: The Indian Supreme Court’s Judgment

Image description: A person reading a book in braille.  The 2021 judgment of the Indian Supreme Court in Vikash ...
Improving Working Conditions in the Gig Economy: The EU’s Proposed Platform Work Directive

Improving Working Conditions in the Gig Economy: The EU’s Proposed Platform Work Directive

On 8 December 2021, the European Commission published its long-awaited draft of a directive aiming to improve ...
Development of Disability Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

Development of Disability Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

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