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Separate but Equal? Gender Segregation in UK Schools

Separate but Equal? Gender Segregation in UK Schools

In HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills v Al-Hijrah School, the UK Court of Appeal has ...
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 ...
The United Kingdom’s Drone Programme: Secrecy and Accountability

The United Kingdom’s Drone Programme: Secrecy and Accountability

In what circumstances can the UK Government target and kill a British citizen abroad? Can the Government withhold ...
Towards Adequate Assistance for Victims of Modern Day Slavery

Towards Adequate Assistance for Victims of Modern Day Slavery

Modern day slavery is a topic of concern across the world. International concern is justified because in the 21st ...
Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave… The EU (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 and Human Rights post Brexit: Part 2

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave… The EU (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 and Human Rights post Brexit: Part 2

In a blog post yesterday, I looked at the consequences of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill for human rights protection in ...
Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave… The EU (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 and Human Rights post Brexit: Part 1

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave… The EU (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 and Human Rights post Brexit: Part 1

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill had its first reading in the British House of Commons on 13 July 2017, and is due to have ...
Charlie Gard: Children’s Rights and Parent’s Responsibilities

Charlie Gard: Children’s Rights and Parent’s Responsibilities

The tragic death of Charlie Gard brings to an end the stream of litigation that surrounded his short life. His ...
Could the UK Lead the Efforts to Prevent and Prosecute Acts of Genocide?

Could the UK Lead the Efforts to Prevent and Prosecute Acts of Genocide?

In early July, leading researchers and scholars in the field of genocide met at the University of Queensland to ...
A Good Day for the Rule of Law

A Good Day for the Rule of Law

‘We will sell to no man, we will not deny or defer to any man either Justice or Right.' (Magna Carta, cl ...
The Taylor Review and the Zero-hours Contract

The Taylor Review and the Zero-hours Contract

In this note, I take a very brief look at the ‘Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices’ (‘TR’), concentrating on ...
The UK Government’s Promised Review of Counter-Terror Law and Strategy

The UK Government’s Promised Review of Counter-Terror Law and Strategy

In less than three months, the UK has suffered from four major terror attacks. As the UK is recovering after the ...

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