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Y v. Poland: Trans Rights and Strasbourg’s Search for a Proper Discrimination Theory

Y v. Poland: Trans Rights and Strasbourg’s Search for a Proper Discrimination Theory

Image Description: Seven small Trans rights flags erected on grass. There are flowers growing in the ...
The Polish Challenge to the ECtHR’s Authority: Can the CoE Human-Rights System Respond Convincingly to It?

The Polish Challenge to the ECtHR’s Authority: Can the CoE Human-Rights System Respond Convincingly to It?

That the 24.11.21 judgment of the Polish Constitutional Court (CC) represents a serious challenge to the ECtHR’s ...
Defending legality in judicial appointments:  The European Court of Human Rights and the Polish constitutional crisis [Part 2]

Defending legality in judicial appointments: The European Court of Human Rights and the Polish constitutional crisis [Part 2]

This is what happened in Poland. The Supreme Court made a preliminary reference about the appointment of the ...
Defending legality in judicial appointments:  The European Court of Human Rights and the Polish constitutional crisis [Part1]

Defending legality in judicial appointments: The European Court of Human Rights and the Polish constitutional crisis [Part1]

That the Polish constitutional crisis would have had serious human-rights implications was clear from the start. ...
Abortion Law Reform 2020: Where, How and Why

Abortion Law Reform 2020: Where, How and Why

Abortion Law Reform 2020: Where, How and Why is a blog series by the Oxford Human Rights Hub which examines the ...
Abortion Reform in Poland: Role of Powerful Multi-Actor Alliances

Abortion Reform in Poland: Role of Powerful Multi-Actor Alliances

Recent changes to Poland’s abortion law have caused alarm around the world and have been met with stark criticism ...
Shaping the Future of Abortion

Shaping the Future of Abortion

It is estimated that 25 million unsafe abortions happen every year. This episode of Shaping the Future of ...
Shaping the Future – Strategies for Change

Shaping the Future – Strategies for Change

In 2015, the world committed itself in the Sustainable Development Goals to ensuring universal access to ...
Intra-Group Discrimination and the CJEU

Intra-Group Discrimination and the CJEU

Does discrimination cover situations in which the differing treatment is imposed on persons within a group sharing ...
Reproductive Rights and Democracy in Poland

Reproductive Rights and Democracy in Poland

On 22 October 2020, the Polish Constitutional Tribunal held it was unconstitutional for a women to access abortion ...
Poland’s Controversial Judicial Reforms in Bid to ‘De-communise’ the Country

Poland’s Controversial Judicial Reforms in Bid to ‘De-communise’ the Country

Since coming into power, Poland’s ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) has introduced controversial sweeping changes ...
The Rule of Law in Poland and the European Arrest Warrant: A Blessing in Disguise?

The Rule of Law in Poland and the European Arrest Warrant: A Blessing in Disguise?

On 25 July 2018 the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) ruled in Minister for ...

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