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Reino Unido: Tu voto por la igualdad de género

Reino Unido: Tu voto por la igualdad de género

Hasta el 31 de mayo se encuentra abierto el periodo de votaciones de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto. ...
United Kingdom, Time for you to Vote for Gender Equality

United Kingdom, Time for you to Vote for Gender Equality

The voting period for the Gender Justice Uncovered Awards is open until May 31st.  Voting is fast and easy.  You ...
Caste Discrimination under UK law: Chandhok v Tirkey

Caste Discrimination under UK law: Chandhok v Tirkey

The extent to which the Equality Act 2010 (EqA) protects against discrimination on grounds of caste was a vexed ...
The Future of the HRA 1998 Under the Conservative Party

The Future of the HRA 1998 Under the Conservative Party

2015, much like 1992, will go down as a General Election for the UK pollsters to forget. After months of ...
The Legal Implications of a Repeal of the Human Rights Act 1998 and Withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights

The Legal Implications of a Repeal of the Human Rights Act 1998 and Withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights

The return of a majority Conservative government in last week’s general election in the UK has made the ...
Does Islamic Law Deny a Right to Vote?

Does Islamic Law Deny a Right to Vote?

On April 22nd, British born radical cleric, Anjem Choudary declared Muslim MPs and voters to be “apostates” since ...
‘Zero-hours Contracts’: Zero Problem, or Zero Choice?

‘Zero-hours Contracts’: Zero Problem, or Zero Choice?

In our previous post, attention was drawn to the growing concern about the spread and regulation of ultra-casual ...
Britain’s Human Rights Agenda – Bringing Rights into the Home

Britain’s Human Rights Agenda – Bringing Rights into the Home

In a speech to the UN in 1958, Eleanor Roosevelt famously remarked, “Where, after all, do universal human rights ...
Disability Defence to Possession can Rarely be Decided Summarily: Akerman-Livinsgtone v Aster Communities Ltd

Disability Defence to Possession can Rarely be Decided Summarily: Akerman-Livinsgtone v Aster Communities Ltd

This note considers the procedural implications of the Supreme Court’s decision in Akerman-Livingstone, which held ...
ConstitutionUK – What Role for Human Rights in a New Constitution?

ConstitutionUK – What Role for Human Rights in a New Constitution?

The role of human rights in our political and constitutional order has been something of a burning issue in the ...
Tentative Reform of State Surveillance Powers in the UK

Tentative Reform of State Surveillance Powers in the UK

Rumblings of discontent have been heard from the supervisory bodies that are entrusted with providing oversight of ...
Damaged and Disregarded: Children’s Interests in the Benefit Cap Decision

Damaged and Disregarded: Children’s Interests in the Benefit Cap Decision

Following on from Paul Scott’s post, this contribution will consider how the Supreme Court in SG dealt with the ...

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