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Modern Slavery: Is Domestic Servitude a “Commercial Activity” Exempted from Diplomatic Immunity?

Modern Slavery: Is Domestic Servitude a “Commercial Activity” Exempted from Diplomatic Immunity?

Image description: The United Nations Office in Vienna In the Supreme Court case of Basfar v Wong [2022] UKSC ...
Secretary of State for the Home Department v SC: Discrimination on Grounds of Criminality

Secretary of State for the Home Department v SC: Discrimination on Grounds of Criminality

Image description: the UK border with cars queuing to cross SC, a Jamaican National, was granted refugee status ...
Discriminatory Ground in Abortion Law Under Consideration by the Court of Appeal

Discriminatory Ground in Abortion Law Under Consideration by the Court of Appeal

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When is a Right Not a Right? The British Bill of Rights

When is a Right Not a Right? The British Bill of Rights

Image description: Front page of British Bill of Rights Bill.  The Bill of Rights Bill, which repeals the Human ...
Interim Relief under the ECHR – Getting the Facts Right

Interim Relief under the ECHR – Getting the Facts Right

Image description: a plane on the runway. Since its announcement, the Conservative government’s policy to ...
A Bone Tossed to the Europhobes – Free Speech in Britain’s Proposed Bill of Rights

A Bone Tossed to the Europhobes – Free Speech in Britain’s Proposed Bill of Rights

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One Step Forward and Two Steps Back – The Bill of Rights Bill and Overseas Military Operations

One Step Forward and Two Steps Back – The Bill of Rights Bill and Overseas Military Operations

The development of human rights protection throughout history has been characterised by cycles of advancement and ...
Clause Seven of the Bill of Rights Bill: Diluting Rights Protection and Undermining Parliamentary Democracy

Clause Seven of the Bill of Rights Bill: Diluting Rights Protection and Undermining Parliamentary Democracy

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“That’s the Key Question: Institutional Responsibility for Inequality (Episode 4)

“That’s the Key Question: Institutional Responsibility for Inequality (Episode 4)

Human rights experts reveal how we could reform equality law to make sure it protects the most vulnerable in ...
The Bill of Rights Bill: Playing Fast and Loose with the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (Again)

The Bill of Rights Bill: Playing Fast and Loose with the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (Again)

Image Description: The Crest of the UK The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement ...
Case C-673/20 EP v Préfet du Gers: The Stripping of the Right to Vote

Case C-673/20 EP v Préfet du Gers: The Stripping of the Right to Vote

Image description: the Court of Justice of the European Union Ruling of the CJEU After the request for a ...
Plug Those Gaps: Reforms to Equality Law (Episode 3)

Plug Those Gaps: Reforms to Equality Law (Episode 3)

Human rights experts reveal how we could reform equality law to make sure it protects the most vulnerable in ...

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