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Google’s Victory Against Lloyd in UK Supreme Court: The Need for Class Action Legislation

Google’s Victory Against Lloyd in UK Supreme Court: The Need for Class Action Legislation

Image description: A building with the sign saying 'Google'. On 10 November 2021, the Supreme Court of the ...
Lee v UK: Exhausting Domestic Remedies

Lee v UK: Exhausting Domestic Remedies

Today a chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) handed down its decision in Lee v UK, declaring ...
The Supreme Court Refused to Order the Legal Recognition of Elan-Cane’s Non-Gendered Identity

The Supreme Court Refused to Order the Legal Recognition of Elan-Cane’s Non-Gendered Identity

With its judgment in the Elan-Cane case, the UK Supreme Court lost an invaluable opportunity to ease one of the ...
Culture Wars and Constitutional Statutes: The Government’s Proposed Human Rights Act Reforms

Culture Wars and Constitutional Statutes: The Government’s Proposed Human Rights Act Reforms

This week, in response to the Independent Human Rights Act Review’s report, the Government published its proposals ...
The Nationality and Borders Bill has Passed the Commons, With the UK Set to Renege on Fundamental Protections for Asylum Seekers and Migrants

The Nationality and Borders Bill has Passed the Commons, With the UK Set to Renege on Fundamental Protections for Asylum Seekers and Migrants

Last Wednesday, the Nationality and Borders Bill ­– fittingly dubbed the “Anti-refugee bill”­– passed its third ...
Addressing the Gender Pay Gap Through Mandatory Reporting: A Comparison of British and Australian Legislation

Addressing the Gender Pay Gap Through Mandatory Reporting: A Comparison of British and Australian Legislation

Every country has a gender pay gap favouring men. This gap, which describes the difference in average wages ...
Disability-Selective Abortions – A Double-Edged Sword? High Court of England and Wales Gives Ruling on the Conflict Between Rights of Disabled Persons and Women’s Reproductive Choice

Disability-Selective Abortions – A Double-Edged Sword? High Court of England and Wales Gives Ruling on the Conflict Between Rights of Disabled Persons and Women’s Reproductive Choice

In Crowter & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for Health And Social Care [2021] EWHC 2536 ...
Proposed Voter ID Reforms in the UK: The Dangers of ‘Fraud’ Based Regulation

Proposed Voter ID Reforms in the UK: The Dangers of ‘Fraud’ Based Regulation

The UK government’s Election Bill containing controversial Voter ID provisions is progressing with haste through ...
Using UN Frameworks to Further Racial Justice within Britain

Using UN Frameworks to Further Racial Justice within Britain

In 2015, the United Nations promulgated an International Decade for people of African descent. The UN explained ...
What Remains Following the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill Reference Judgment?

What Remains Following the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill Reference Judgment?

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill (UNCRC Bill) passed ...
Bell v Tavistock on Appeal: Court of Appeal Upholds Young Persons’ Ability to Consent to Puberty-Blocking Medication

Bell v Tavistock on Appeal: Court of Appeal Upholds Young Persons’ Ability to Consent to Puberty-Blocking Medication

On Friday 17th September, the Court of Appeal handed down its decision in the appeal of Bell v Tavistock and ...
Free Speech Crisis in University

Free Speech Crisis in University

In this episode, Gauri Pillai, Managing Editor of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, speaks to Professor Adrienne Stone, ...

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