Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

Asylum Seekers Gain the Right to Work in Ireland

Asylum Seekers Gain the Right to Work in Ireland

Asylum seekers arriving in Ireland are prohibited from seeking employment until a determination of their ...
Iran’s Presidential Charade: Women Out or In?

Iran’s Presidential Charade: Women Out or In?

The controversy over whether a woman can be President in Iran rises every four years during the presidential ...
Penalising Anti-Semitism in Poland: Creating “Free Speech Martyrs”?

Penalising Anti-Semitism in Poland: Creating “Free Speech Martyrs”?

On a November night in 2015, an effigy of a Jew was burnt in the main market square in Wrocław, Poland, as part of ...
Trinity Lutheran v. Comer: Does The U.S. Supreme Court Now See Separation of Church and State as a Kind of Religious Discrimination?

Trinity Lutheran v. Comer: Does The U.S. Supreme Court Now See Separation of Church and State as a Kind of Religious Discrimination?

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer seems modest on its facts, but it moves the Court ...
First in Asia – Taiwan’s Marriage Equality Ruling in Comparative and Queer Perspectives

First in Asia – Taiwan’s Marriage Equality Ruling in Comparative and Queer Perspectives

On 24 May 2017, the Constitutional Court of Taiwan issued a ruling in favour of same-sex marriage (full text in ...
The UK Government’s Promised Review of Counter-Terror Law and Strategy

The UK Government’s Promised Review of Counter-Terror Law and Strategy

In less than three months, the UK has suffered from four major terror attacks. As the UK is recovering after the ...
Australia’s Bid for the UN Human Rights Council and the Domestic Politics of Race

Australia’s Bid for the UN Human Rights Council and the Domestic Politics of Race

Australia has identified five priorities to support its candidacy for a seat on the United Nations’ Human Rights ...
Abortion, Autonomy And The Deep Blue Sea: The Supreme Court’s Decision In R (On The Application Of A And B) v Secretary Of State For Health

Abortion, Autonomy And The Deep Blue Sea: The Supreme Court’s Decision In R (On The Application Of A And B) v Secretary Of State For Health

The question in this case was whether the Secretary of State, who had power to make provision for the functioning ...
A New Ground Of Discrimination: Rural Remoteness?

A New Ground Of Discrimination: Rural Remoteness?

The latest intended use of the notwithstanding clause in Good Spirit School Division v Christ the Teacher Roman ...
Transforming the Law-Transgender Rights in the US (with Corey Stoughton)

Transforming the Law-Transgender Rights in the US (with Corey Stoughton)

In May of 2016, the Obama administration issued federal guidance that stated transgender people are protected ...
Freedom of Speech or Enabling a Right to Insult? The Australian Debate over Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975

Freedom of Speech or Enabling a Right to Insult? The Australian Debate over Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975

With a rise in the Neo-Right worldwide, we see the fear of the foreigner and the blaming of refugees and welfare ...
A ‘state-generated’ maid? – care workers in the South Korea

A ‘state-generated’ maid? – care workers in the South Korea

Although jobs of ‘formal’ caregivers have been created by laws and Government intervention, their wages are set to ...

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