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A novel approach to Get refusal: the use of the offence of coercive control to obtain a religious divorce

A novel approach to Get refusal: the use of the offence of coercive control to obtain a religious divorce

For Jewish women, obtaining a religious divorce (Get) can be life-changing. Women denied a Get are considered ...
Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part II/II)

Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part II/II)

In November, two important judgments were handed down concerning the legal regime governing immigration detention ...
Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part I/II)

Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part I/II)

In November, two important judgments were handed down concerning the legal regime governing immigration detention ...
Comparative Human Rights Law Book Launch: Sandy Fredman in Conversation with Colm O’Cinneide

Comparative Human Rights Law Book Launch: Sandy Fredman in Conversation with Colm O’Cinneide

Law, as a starting point for global conversation around the role of law, lawyers, courts, and judges in forwarding ...
JCHR Report: The Right to Privacy (Article 8) and the Digital Revolution

JCHR Report: The Right to Privacy (Article 8) and the Digital Revolution

On 3 November 2019, the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) published a report on The Right to Privacy (Article ...
The Future Could Be Accessible, But Only If All Disability Shortlists Are Made Legal

The Future Could Be Accessible, But Only If All Disability Shortlists Are Made Legal

Tuesday 3 December marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD), but with  only one week to go
Intersectional Barriers Hindering the Effectiveness of the UK’s Draft Domestic Abuse Bill, 2019

Intersectional Barriers Hindering the Effectiveness of the UK’s Draft Domestic Abuse Bill, 2019

The UK’s Draft Domestic Abuse Bill, 2019 has been described as a ‘landmark’ piece of legislation. This recognition ...
The Grenfell Tower Fire as a Breach of the Right to Life

The Grenfell Tower Fire as a Breach of the Right to Life

Considered one of the worst man-made disasters in post-World War II Britain, the Grenfell Tower fire of June 14th, ...
New UK Ministry of Defence proposals risk impunity

New UK Ministry of Defence proposals risk impunity

In July 2019, the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) made a series of proposals on Legal Protections for Armed Forces ...
From contract to role: using human rights to widen the personal scope of employment protections

From contract to role: using human rights to widen the personal scope of employment protections

The UK Supreme Court’s judgment in Gilham demonstrates how human rights can be used to widen the class of ...
The UK Supreme Court’s “One Off” Judgment

The UK Supreme Court’s “One Off” Judgment

It was a "one off". A conclusive determination on a series of seismic constitutional clashes: representative ...
The Four Categories of Risk to Rights in the Brexit Process

The Four Categories of Risk to Rights in the Brexit Process

Writing only weeks before the (re)scheduled date of UK withdrawal from the EU, there seems little of which to be ...

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