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“A New Form of Discrimination”: Civil Partnerships for Different-Sex Couples in the UK Supreme Court

“A New Form of Discrimination”: Civil Partnerships for Different-Sex Couples in the UK Supreme Court

Civil partnerships were introduced by the New Labour government in the UK in 2005 to give same-sex couples many of ...
Landmark Judgment for Women’s Rights

Landmark Judgment for Women’s Rights

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom concluded on the 7th June 2018 that Northern Ireland's laws on termination ...
The Right to Die with Dignity: The Indian Supreme Court Allows Passive Euthanasia and Living Wills

The Right to Die with Dignity: The Indian Supreme Court Allows Passive Euthanasia and Living Wills

In a landmark judgment (Common Cause (A Regd. Society) v. Union of India & Anr.) delivered on 9th March, 2018, ...
What the Right To Privacy Judgment Means for India’s Marital Rape Exception

What the Right To Privacy Judgment Means for India’s Marital Rape Exception

Following Puttaswamy v Union of India – in which the judges unanimously and  unequivocally ruled that a right to ...
CCTV Cameras in Classrooms: The Conflict between Security and Privacy

CCTV Cameras in Classrooms: The Conflict between Security and Privacy

The Chief Minister of Delhi recently announced his decision to install CCTV cameras in all public schools, and to ...
Decriminalising homosexuality in India: The Long, Twisted Road of Section 377

Decriminalising homosexuality in India: The Long, Twisted Road of Section 377

Section 377, Indian Penal Code: Unnatural offences – Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order ...
International Law, Right to Privacy and Marital Rape in India

International Law, Right to Privacy and Marital Rape in India

In an order dated 6/11/2017, the High Court of Gujarat described marital rape as “a disgraceful offence that has ...
Why Artificial Intelligence is Already a Human Rights Issue

Why Artificial Intelligence is Already a Human Rights Issue

 Last month, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Professor Philip Alston released a ...
Argentine Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Religion Classes in Public Schools

Argentine Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Religion Classes in Public Schools

In the recent case “Castillo c. Provincia de Salta”, the Argentine Supreme Court declared the unconstitutionality ...
Einarsson v Iceland: Worrying Implications for Discussing Rape Allegations on Social Media

Einarsson v Iceland: Worrying Implications for Discussing Rape Allegations on Social Media

This post analyses Einarsson v Iceland, a defamation case in which a celebrity sued an Instagram user (‘X’) for ...
Tigere: Strategic Litigation for the Rights of Young People in the UK

Tigere: Strategic Litigation for the Rights of Young People in the UK

The case of R (Tigere) v Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills [2015 UKSC 57] was heard in the UK ...
Bărbulescu v. Romania: The Next Step in the Continuing Struggle for Standards for Workplace Communication Monitoring

Bărbulescu v. Romania: The Next Step in the Continuing Struggle for Standards for Workplace Communication Monitoring

On 5 September, the Grand Chamber (GC) of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) delivered its judgment in ...

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