Socio-Economic Rights

Litigating for the Right to Education in the United States: Part 1

Litigating for the Right to Education in the United States: Part 1

Although the U.S. Supreme Court held in 1973 that there is no right to education in the federal constitution, over ...
India’s Model Beggary Bill: Towards Rehabilitating the Beggars

India’s Model Beggary Bill: Towards Rehabilitating the Beggars

The practice of beggary is rampant in India and currently, over 4 lakh (400,000) people are involved in it. Some ...
Guatemala: Building a Water Law from Below

Guatemala: Building a Water Law from Below

Guatemala, the Land of Eternal Spring, is one of the most ecologically diverse nations on the planet and is ...
The New UN General Comment And Privatisation, Part 2: Can States Entirely Privatise The Delivery Of Essential Services?

The New UN General Comment And Privatisation, Part 2: Can States Entirely Privatise The Delivery Of Essential Services?

Two weeks ago, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) published the much-awaited new ...
The New UN General Comment on Business and Human Rights, Part 1: What Regulations Must States Put in Place when Private Actors are Involved in the Delivery of Essential Services?

The New UN General Comment on Business and Human Rights, Part 1: What Regulations Must States Put in Place when Private Actors are Involved in the Delivery of Essential Services?

Two weeks ago, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) published the much-awaited new ...
U.S. Senate Unveils Health Care Bill Designed to Dismantle the ACA

U.S. Senate Unveils Health Care Bill Designed to Dismantle the ACA

On May 4, 2017, the United States House of Representatives voted in favor of the American Health Care Act of 2017 ...
Balancing the Scales in Eviction Cases in South Africa: A Note on Occupiers of erven 87 & 88 Berea v Christiaan Frederick De Wet

Balancing the Scales in Eviction Cases in South Africa: A Note on Occupiers of erven 87 & 88 Berea v Christiaan Frederick De Wet

In a landmark judgement by the South African Constitutional Court, Occupiers of erven 87 & 88 Berea v ...
Human Dignity, Land Dispossession, And The Right To Security Of Tenure: A Note On The South African Constitutional Court’s Judgement In Daniels v Scribante

Human Dignity, Land Dispossession, And The Right To Security Of Tenure: A Note On The South African Constitutional Court’s Judgement In Daniels v Scribante

In a recent judgement by the South African Constitutional Court, Daniels v Scribante and Another, the court made a ...
Financial Domestic Violence and the 61st Commission on the Status of Women

Financial Domestic Violence and the 61st Commission on the Status of Women

The 61st Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) concluded 24 March 2017 at the UN’s Head Office in New York. ...
Likuwa v City of Windhoek: Namibian Court Misses an Opportunity to Develop Land Occupation Laws

Likuwa v City of Windhoek: Namibian Court Misses an Opportunity to Develop Land Occupation Laws

Namibia’s history is one tainted by grotesque land evictions en masse and natives suffering dispossession at the ...
Access, Affordability, and the American Health Reform Dilemma, Part III: How an ACA Repeal Would Devastate Appalachia

Access, Affordability, and the American Health Reform Dilemma, Part III: How an ACA Repeal Would Devastate Appalachia

Throughout the 2016 American election cycle, most Republicans, including President Donald J. Trump, ran on ...
Access, Affordability, and the American Health Reform Dilemma, Part II:  The Affordable Care Act’s First Seven Years

Access, Affordability, and the American Health Reform Dilemma, Part II: The Affordable Care Act’s First Seven Years

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) turned seven last week, with a proposed legislative ...

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