Tag: Human rights

Case focus: What does the ECHR’s landmark ruling mean for climate change?

SQE student Sophie Binks analyses last week's high-profile ruling

2 days ago

Human rights obligations in investor-state disputes

Bristol Uni law student Jasmine Cundiff, explores the hurdles to keeping investors accountable

Dec 6 2023 12:57pm

Who owns indigenous knowledge: local communities or corporations?

Lawyers Ria Das and Sia Das explore the pressing problem of biopiracy of indigenous knowledge

Oct 9 2023 8:16am

First hijab-wearing criminal KC launches ‘Girls Human Rights Hub’

Sultana Tafadar hopes to empower and educate young women through new international organisation

Jul 17 2023 12:16pm

Bill of Rights risks driving big law firms out the UK, Law Society warns

Fosters 'legal confusion and uncertainty'

Nov 22 2022 11:45am

Raab’s legacy project Bill of Rights Bill shelved

New Justice Sec also agrees to meet with striking criminal barristers

Sep 8 2022 1:43pm

Deceptive (dating) by design?

Dating apps may seem like a piece of fun but more sinister goings-on may be at play, such as privacy and human rights breaches, writes third year law student Tanzeel ur Rehman

Aug 24 2022 9:12am

Seeking justice for the Chagossians

Britain’s colonisation of the Chagos Islands continues to this day, in apparent defiance of international concern and court judgments, writes Sheffield Hallam graduate Rachael Shaw

Aug 19 2022 10:13am

How to be a human rights lawyer

Legal Cheek Careers speaks to barrister turned ULaw human rights and education academic, Niall Carlin, about how to get a foot into this highly competitive and challenging, but extremely rewarding, world

Jul 18 2022 11:45am

We need to give greater attention to positive obligations under human rights law

Such European rights should be taught and embraced more widely to uplift society's most vulnerable, argues aspiring barrister Jordan Briggs

Mar 10 2022 12:50pm

Shamima Begum: What price have we paid for national security?

UCL graduate and aspiring barrister Atticus Blick explores the case of the former ISIL teenage bride

Sep 23 2021 11:29am

Ex-City lawyer on £100k reveals she’s taken 80% pay cut to specialise in human rights

She currently earns just over £18k but hopes to revert to six-figure salary in new field

Jun 8 2021 9:13am

Article X: The right to environmental protection?

Oxford Brookes law grad Paul Wyard makes his case for a new standalone ECHR right

Jan 13 2021 9:45am

The future of interim relief in discrimination claims

Employment tribunal advocate Thomas Fuller examines the recent case of Steer v Stormsure Ltd

Jan 11 2021 10:39am

Human Rights Act review: Fair or farce?

Birmingham University student Charlotte Tomlinson casts a critical eye over this week's government announcement on World Human Rights Day 2020

Dec 10 2020 1:00pm

Meet the experts who will consider reforming judicial review

Oxford law grad Jordan Briggs profiles the independent panel tasked with looking at potential reform

Aug 4 2020 1:20pm

Virus pandemic: Why the UK must release immigration detainees

The detention of migrants who do not pose a risk is dangerous, callous and illegal, argues Oxford University PPE student James Cox

Apr 1 2020 12:51pm