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What's love got to do with it?- Framing the same-sex marriage debate.

What's love got to do with it?- Framing the same-sex marriage debate.

While listening to MPs debating the Marriage (Same Sex) Couples Bill, it was interesting to note how many ...
What’s love got to do with it?- Framing the same-sex marriage debate.

What’s love got to do with it?- Framing the same-sex marriage debate.

While listening to MPs debating the Marriage (Same Sex) Couples Bill, it was interesting to note how many ...
The Hidden Face of Forced Labour in Britain

The Hidden Face of Forced Labour in Britain

As previous posts on the OxHRH Blog have highlighted, trafficking for forced labour remains a hot-button issue in ...
The Future of Human Rights on These Islands

The Future of Human Rights on These Islands

Now that the idea of a new UK Bill of Rights appears to be buried, choices re-emerge. The predicted outcome of the ...
R (Hodkin): A Signal to Rethink Religious Worship

R (Hodkin): A Signal to Rethink Religious Worship

By Ilias Trispiotis In R (on the application of Hodkin) v Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages ...
Brushing off moral case for pardon of Alan Turing may well turn into a legal case

Brushing off moral case for pardon of Alan Turing may well turn into a legal case

In this post human rights specialists and Alex Bailin QC of Matrix Chambers and John Halford of Bindmans LLP warn ...
An Initial Reaction to the Commission on a Bill of Rights Final Report

An Initial Reaction to the Commission on a Bill of Rights Final Report

David Feldman, Rouse Ball Professor of English Law at the University of Cambridge and former Legal Adviser to the ...
Release of the Commission on a Bill of Rights Final Report

Release of the Commission on a Bill of Rights Final Report

The Commission on a Bill of Rights released its final report today.  The Report is available on the Commission's ...
Identifying forced labour

Identifying forced labour

Following her recent post on the OxHRH Blog,  Gwendolen Morgan returns with a post highlighting the issue of ...
Access to Justice for Self-Represented Litigants?

Access to Justice for Self-Represented Litigants?

Robin Knowles CBE QC and Natasha Holcroft-Emmess add to the voices on the OxHRH Blog warning of the threat to ...
Dismissal and the Band of Reasonable Responses; an unconventional approach to Convention rights?

Dismissal and the Band of Reasonable Responses; an unconventional approach to Convention rights?

By Heather Williams QC The Court of Appeal recently decided in Turner v East Midlands Trains Ltd [2012] EWCA ...
Unkind Cuts: UK Refugee Lawyers Cite Grave Concerns over Impending Legal Aid Restrictions

Unkind Cuts: UK Refugee Lawyers Cite Grave Concerns over Impending Legal Aid Restrictions

By Stephen Meili Following on from Jo Renshaw's piece on this blog about the impact of the legal aid cuts on ...

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