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Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter: Part 3 – Clarity and Democracy

Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter: Part 3 – Clarity and Democracy

The previous two posts argued that there were good reasons to retain the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in terms ...
Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter: Part 2 – Remedies

Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter: Part 2 – Remedies

The previous blog post drew attention to the way in which the scope of rights protected in the UK may be ...
Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter Post Brexit: Part 1 – A Broader Protection of Rights

Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter Post Brexit: Part 1 – A Broader Protection of Rights

This series of short blog posts will argue that there are four main reasons for allowing the EU Charter of ...
Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability Law and Policy in the UK (with Marie Tidball)

Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability Law and Policy in the UK (with Marie Tidball)

Almost exactly a year ago, in January 2017, the UK Department of Education published a report by the Disabled ...
Haralambous: The Supreme Court, Closed Proceedings and the Common Law, Round Three

Haralambous: The Supreme Court, Closed Proceedings and the Common Law, Round Three

The right to a fair trial is undoubtedly one of the most sacrosanct rights in most modern legal systems, and is ...
Gender Recognition, Self-Determination and Segregated Space

Gender Recognition, Self-Determination and Segregated Space

In July 2017, the Government announced a public consultation on legal gender recognition in the United Kingdom. In ...
Establishing a breach of Article 3 in medical cases: The ‘applicability’ of Strasbourg jurisprudence

Establishing a breach of Article 3 in medical cases: The ‘applicability’ of Strasbourg jurisprudence

In EA & Ors (Article 3 medical cases – Paposhvili not applicable) [2017] UKUT 00445, the Upper Tribunal ...
Tigere: Strategic Litigation for the Rights of Young People in the UK

Tigere: Strategic Litigation for the Rights of Young People in the UK

The case of R (Tigere) v Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills [2015 UKSC 57] was heard in the UK ...
De Groen v Gan Menaschem Hendon: Dismissal from Religious Schools

De Groen v Gan Menaschem Hendon: Dismissal from Religious Schools

To what extent can an ultra-Orthodox Jewish school go to protect its belief system and values? This was the ...
Uber and Out: Yet Another Victory for the Rights of Uber Drivers

Uber and Out: Yet Another Victory for the Rights of Uber Drivers

In the UK Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) last week, Uber lost the latest case brought against it by its ...
‘12 year a non-compliance’: redress at last?

‘12 year a non-compliance’: redress at last?

Last week, the UK government announced its intention to change the Prison Service Guidance so as to allow ...
Work of Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the NGO Kalayaan Receives Supreme Court Backing

Work of Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the NGO Kalayaan Receives Supreme Court Backing

This week the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Reyes v Al-Malki, allowing the appeal, and in doing so, ...

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