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Ireland’s Marriage Equality Referendum

Ireland’s Marriage Equality Referendum

Today the Irish electorate is voting in a referendum to explicitly permit of same-sex marriage. If passed, the new ...
Abortion As A Human Right: Should the Law in Northern Ireland Be Reformed?

Abortion As A Human Right: Should the Law in Northern Ireland Be Reformed?

Why do women living in Northern Ireland have to travel to London to have an abortion? At an event hosted by Oxford ...
Religion in the classroom: Loyola High School versus the Supreme Court of Canada

Religion in the classroom: Loyola High School versus the Supreme Court of Canada

In Quebec the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports mandated that all schools, including private schools, ...
La Corte Suprema de Argentina dice que las manos de las mujeres pueden ser utilizadas para algo más que “demostrar sus artes culinarias”

La Corte Suprema de Argentina dice que las manos de las mujeres pueden ser utilizadas para algo más que “demostrar sus artes culinarias”

La Corte Suprema de Argentina ordena a las empresas de transportes cumplir con las obligaciones positivas de no ...
Argentinian Supreme Court Rules Women’s Hands Can Be Used for More than “Demonstrating their Culinary Skills”

Argentinian Supreme Court Rules Women’s Hands Can Be Used for More than “Demonstrating their Culinary Skills”

Argentinian Supreme Court rules transit companies must fulfill positive obligations of non-discrimination to ensure
The US Constitutional Status of Same-Sex Marriage – An Issue that Can No Longer be Avoided

The US Constitutional Status of Same-Sex Marriage – An Issue that Can No Longer be Avoided

This week the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral argument in what will no doubt be considered one of
Violence against Women in Pakistan – Between Law and Reality

Violence against Women in Pakistan – Between Law and Reality

The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap 2014 report places Pakistan as the second lowest performing country in
Kenyan High Court Declares Law Criminalizing HIV Transmission Unconstitutional

Kenyan High Court Declares Law Criminalizing HIV Transmission Unconstitutional

On 18 March 2015, in Aids Law Project v Attorney General and Others [2015] the High Court of Kenya declared section
Disability Defence to Possession can Rarely be Decided Summarily: Akerman-Livinsgtone v Aster Communities Ltd

Disability Defence to Possession can Rarely be Decided Summarily: Akerman-Livinsgtone v Aster Communities Ltd

This note considers the procedural implications of the Supreme Court’s decision in Akerman-Livingstone, which held ...
Indigenous Recognition, Human Rights, and the Purpose of the Australian Constitution

Indigenous Recognition, Human Rights, and the Purpose of the Australian Constitution

At some point in the next few years, Australians are likely to vote in a referendum to amend the Australian ...
Blasphemy Laws and Human Rights in Pakistan

Blasphemy Laws and Human Rights in Pakistan

Notorious blasphemy laws have a significant impact on minority communities in Pakistan. Particularly their right to
Damaged and Disregarded: Children’s Interests in the Benefit Cap Decision

Damaged and Disregarded: Children’s Interests in the Benefit Cap Decision

Following on from Paul Scott’s post, this contribution will consider how the Supreme Court in SG dealt with the ...

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