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The Referendum on the European Union: Remaining Human

The Referendum on the European Union: Remaining Human

The referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU is a decision that will be taken in a troubling context. Although ...
Brexit, Sovereignty and Reality

Brexit, Sovereignty and Reality

The referendum campaign has been marked by claims and counter-claims, with each side contesting the ‘facts’ ...
Steinfeld v Secretary of State for Education: Court of Appeal has Granted Leave to Appeal

Steinfeld v Secretary of State for Education: Court of Appeal has Granted Leave to Appeal

It has recently been announced that the challenge to the prohibition on opposite sex couples entering into civil ...
Solidarity Not Separation: The Case for Continued Interaction Between UK and EU employment rights – an attempt to sum up

Solidarity Not Separation: The Case for Continued Interaction Between UK and EU employment rights – an attempt to sum up

I have consciously and deliberately picked up on and generalized the title of Professor Fredman’s initial ...
Brexit: What would be the timetable for leaving?

Brexit: What would be the timetable for leaving?

This blog considers when the UK would cease to be a member of the EU, if the result of the referendum on 23 June ...
Brexit and collective labour rights

Brexit and collective labour rights

There has been considerable concern expressed regarding the employment rights that British workers would lose by ...
Brexit and Worker Rights

Brexit and Worker Rights

It is now pretty well-known that most of the employment rights in the UK are guaranteed by EU law—the principal ...
Working time and Brexit: Bad Karma?

Working time and Brexit: Bad Karma?

Imagine a Karmic invitation to be reborn as a piece of employment legislation. It is very likely that the Working ...
Brexit and the Rights of Casual Workers – Tightroping Without a Safety Net

Brexit and the Rights of Casual Workers – Tightroping Without a Safety Net

Against the chorus of ‘scaremongers’ suggesting that Brexit would have disastrous consequences for workers ...
The Hillsborough 96 and the Struggle for Truth and Justice

The Hillsborough 96 and the Struggle for Truth and Justice

On 26 April 2016, the end of the longest jury case in British legal history saw the families and supporters of the ...
Solidarity Not Separation: The Case for Continued Interaction Between UK and EU Law to Further Equal Rights

Solidarity Not Separation: The Case for Continued Interaction Between UK and EU Law to Further Equal Rights

Employment Minister Priti Patel recently likened women campaigning to leave the EU to the Suffragettes. “Emmeline ...
The UK and Saudi Arabia: Human Rights and the Perils of Petrodollar Morality – Part II

The UK and Saudi Arabia: Human Rights and the Perils of Petrodollar Morality – Part II

In Part I, we looked at how the UK’s “special relationship” with Saudi Arabia underpins its half-hearted approach ...

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