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New Beginnings: Indian Rights Jurisprudence After Puttaswamy

New Beginnings: Indian Rights Jurisprudence After Puttaswamy

Puttaswamy opens up the possibility of Constitution 3.0 that places the individual at the center and through a ...
Privacy International: Reaffirming the Rule of Law

Privacy International: Reaffirming the Rule of Law

On Wednesday, the UK Supreme Court delivered its judgment in Privacy International. The issue was whether the ...
Standard of Proof in Zimbabwe’s Presidential Petition: A Response

Standard of Proof in Zimbabwe’s Presidential Petition: A Response

On 5 September 2018, renowned scholar Alex Magaisa published a piece on the standard of proof in Zimbabwe’s ...
Zimbabwe’s Presidential Petition: The Standard of Proof

Zimbabwe’s Presidential Petition: The Standard of Proof

The Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe (the Court) last week upheld the election of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the duly ...
Defining the Right to Privacy in India in light of Justice KS Puttaswamy & Anr. v. Union of India (2017)

Defining the Right to Privacy in India in light of Justice KS Puttaswamy & Anr. v. Union of India (2017)

A nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India on August 24 ruled that right to privacy is a fundamental right ...
Selling Arms to Saudi Arabia: Part 2

Selling Arms to Saudi Arabia: Part 2

Yesterday, I discussed the High Court’s decision in Campaign Against the Arms Trade’s unsuccessful judicial review ...
Selling Arms to Saudi Arabia: Part 1

Selling Arms to Saudi Arabia: Part 1

Yemen’s devastating conflict has inflicted an egregious toll on civilians, catalysing, in the words of the UN ...
Human Rights and Counterterrorism

Human Rights and Counterterrorism

Last week Theresa May argued that human rights laws that impede effective counter-terrorism should be changed. ...
A Win For The Freedom Of Expression In Kenya: Criminal Libel Is Unconstitutional

A Win For The Freedom Of Expression In Kenya: Criminal Libel Is Unconstitutional

The Kenyan High court has, in a recent decision, struck a blow for freedom of expression. The case, Jacqueline ...
Administrative Decisions and Terrorist Suspects: The UK Supreme Court’s Decision in Youssef v SSFC

Administrative Decisions and Terrorist Suspects: The UK Supreme Court’s Decision in Youssef v SSFC

The month of January witnessed an important UK Supreme Court decision in Youssef v Secretary of State for Foreign ...
Journalism, Detention and Anti-Terrorism Powers

Journalism, Detention and Anti-Terrorism Powers

Few would dispute that journalistic sources and material deserve special legal protection in a liberal democracy. ...
Striking a Fine Balance: A Welcome Judicial Review of Executive Discretion in MM

Striking a Fine Balance: A Welcome Judicial Review of Executive Discretion in MM

On 3 December 2015, the High Court (Administrative Division) of England and Wales rendered an important decision ...

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