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Where Have All The Expatriates Gone?

Where Have All The Expatriates Gone?

Participants in the 18 September 2014 Scottish independence referendum will be asked whether Scotland should ...
The worrisome casual approach to (dis)enfranchisement

The worrisome casual approach to (dis)enfranchisement

Lord Phillips’ recent lecture at Oxford (entitled ‘The Elastic Jurisdiction of the European Court of Human ...
Indian Supreme Court Upholds the Right to Negative Voting

Indian Supreme Court Upholds the Right to Negative Voting

In late September, the Indian Supreme Court, in PUCL v. Union of India, upheld the constitutional right of ...
Cambodia Elections 2013: is a Cambodian Spring blossoming?

Cambodia Elections 2013: is a Cambodian Spring blossoming?

Cambodia's weather oscillates between dry and wet seasons. According to a senior Cambodian official, this means ...
Shelby County v Holder: Disconcerting Aspects of the US Supreme Court’s Decision and its Impact on the Right to Vote

Shelby County v Holder: Disconcerting Aspects of the US Supreme Court’s Decision and its Impact on the Right to Vote

On the second day of what many consider one of the most eventful weeks in US Supreme Court history, the Court ...
Women’s Rights: A Look Back at Emily Wilding Davison’s Leadership

Women’s Rights: A Look Back at Emily Wilding Davison’s Leadership

Editor's Note: OxHRH is marking the recent June 8 centenary of Emily Wilding Davison's passing with this guest ...
Women's Rights: A Look Back at Emily Wilding Davison's Leadership

Women's Rights: A Look Back at Emily Wilding Davison's Leadership

Editor's Note: OxHRH is marking the recent June 8 centenary of Emily Wilding Davison's passing with this guest ...
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Constitution-Making and Voter Education in Zimbabwe

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Constitution-Making and Voter Education in Zimbabwe

By Obert Hodzi Over the past decade, Zimbabwe has been characterised by political turmoil and economic meltdown ...
Prisoner Voting and the Rule of Law: The Irony of Non-Compliance

Prisoner Voting and the Rule of Law: The Irony of Non-Compliance

By John Hirst - Prisoners’ voting rights remain a vexed issue in the United Kingdom. Following the European ...
Prisoners' Voting Rights: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Prisoners' Voting Rights: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

If ‘suffrage is the pivotal right’, then it is only fitting that the issue of prisoners’ voting rights has become ...
Prisoners’ Voting Rights: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Prisoners’ Voting Rights: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

If ‘suffrage is the pivotal right’, then it is only fitting that the issue of prisoners’ voting rights has become ...
SCOPPOLA v. ITALY (No. 3): A Step Backwards

SCOPPOLA v. ITALY (No. 3): A Step Backwards

In her recent post, Natasha Holcroft-Emmess critiques the European Court of Human Rights Grand Chamber (GC) ...

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