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Defending Human Rights During a Global Pandemic: Lessons from UNAIDS (with Luisa Cabal)

Defending Human Rights During a Global Pandemic: Lessons from UNAIDS (with Luisa Cabal)

In this episode, we discuss the intersection between the responses to public health crisis and human rights with ...
UK Supreme Court finds evidence sharing in death penalty case unlawful

UK Supreme Court finds evidence sharing in death penalty case unlawful

On 25 March 2020, the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case of Elgizouli v SSHD [2020] UKSC 10. At ...
El Gizouli: Mutual Legal Assistance Meets Data Protection

El Gizouli: Mutual Legal Assistance Meets Data Protection

On 25 March 2020, the UK Supreme Court issued R (El Gizouli) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] ...
Coronavirus and the Proceduralisation of Rights

Coronavirus and the Proceduralisation of Rights

The House of Lords Constitution Committee recently published its recommendations in relation to the government's ...
Sharing or Caring? The Delineation of UK Parental Rights

Sharing or Caring? The Delineation of UK Parental Rights

Following the Supreme Court’s refusal to permit an appeal in Chief Constable of Leicestershire v Hextall, the Court
Proposed amendments to the Human Rights Act to disadvantage UK war crimes victims

Proposed amendments to the Human Rights Act to disadvantage UK war crimes victims

On 18 March 2020, the UK Minister for Defence introduced into the UK Parliament his promised package of new ...
We Must Stop the Corona Crash Becoming a Depression, with Ten Social Rights

We Must Stop the Corona Crash Becoming a Depression, with Ten Social Rights

The corona virus has triggered a stock market crash sharper and faster than the global financial crisis. It ...
Dignity, the Right to Life, and the Coronavirus

Dignity, the Right to Life, and the Coronavirus

The current coronavirus crisis has highlighted the weaknesses of UK law and the system of government. The Prime ...
The Maya Forstater case and so-called ‘gender critical’ feminism: what was actually decided and what does it reveal about UK discrimination law?

The Maya Forstater case and so-called ‘gender critical’ feminism: what was actually decided and what does it reveal about UK discrimination law?

In Forstater v CGD (2019), a think tank did not renew its contract for consultancy services with the claimant, Maya
Akhter v Khan: Recognising (or not recognising) religious marriages in the UK

Akhter v Khan: Recognising (or not recognising) religious marriages in the UK

Whether and how a religious marriage is recognised in law has profound consequences for couples and their children.
Campaigning for a Living Wage and Fair Contracts at Oxford University

Campaigning for a Living Wage and Fair Contracts at Oxford University

Last week, the University of Oxford announced its commitment to pay the Oxford Living Wage (OLW) to all of its ...
Universal Credit Implementation Scheme Discriminated Against Severely Disabled People, Court of Appeal Confirms

Universal Credit Implementation Scheme Discriminated Against Severely Disabled People, Court of Appeal Confirms

In R (TP, AR & SXC) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2020] EWCA Civ 37,  the Court of Appeal ...

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