Sexual Orientation

Could the outcome in Windsor v US be a hollow victory?

Could the outcome in Windsor v US be a hollow victory?

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court heard argument in Windsor v United States.  We have been closely ...
Weakening Protections for Victims of Gender-Based Violence in the United States?

Weakening Protections for Victims of Gender-Based Violence in the United States?

By Chelsea Purvis - The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is the principle federal law addressing gender-based ...
A Quick Overview

A Quick Overview

Blog posts have been coming in thick and fast over the last month. To help you get up to speed, the editorial team ...
What’s love got to do with it?- Framing the same-sex marriage debate.

What’s love got to do with it?- Framing the same-sex marriage debate.

While listening to MPs debating the Marriage (Same Sex) Couples Bill, it was interesting to note how many ...
What's love got to do with it?- Framing the same-sex marriage debate.

What's love got to do with it?- Framing the same-sex marriage debate.

While listening to MPs debating the Marriage (Same Sex) Couples Bill, it was interesting to note how many ...
Are only the ‘discrete and insular’ subject to prejudice?: An analysis of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group’s brief in Windsor v United States

Are only the ‘discrete and insular’ subject to prejudice?: An analysis of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group’s brief in Windsor v United States

In the wake of the introduction of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill in the UK last week, Karl Laird continues ...
Are only the 'discrete and insular' subject to prejudice?: An analysis of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group's brief in Windsor v United States

Are only the 'discrete and insular' subject to prejudice?: An analysis of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group's brief in Windsor v United States

In the wake of the introduction of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill in the UK last week, Karl Laird continues ...
Religious Rights in the Balance: Eweida and Others v UK

Religious Rights in the Balance: Eweida and Others v UK

Yesterday’s decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Eweida and Others v the UK has been described as ...
Eweida, Chaplin, Ladele and McFarlane v the United Kingdom: A Primer

Eweida, Chaplin, Ladele and McFarlane v the United Kingdom: A Primer

On Tuesday 15 January the European Court of Human Rights will give judgement on the applications of four Christian ...
Brushing off moral case for pardon of Alan Turing may well turn into a legal case

Brushing off moral case for pardon of Alan Turing may well turn into a legal case

In this post human rights specialists and Alex Bailin QC of Matrix Chambers and John Halford of Bindmans LLP warn ...
The Ironies of Gay Divorce in Israel

The Ironies of Gay Divorce in Israel

By Dr Amir Paz-Fuchs It is a rare occasion that decisions by Family Courts in Israel receive front page ...
US Supreme Court grants certiorari in Windsor v United States – what comes next?

US Supreme Court grants certiorari in Windsor v United States – what comes next?

Following on from his previous post considering the recent US Second Circuit Court of Appeal decision to widen the ...

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