Tag: Human rights
Human rights obligations in investor-state disputes
Bristol Uni law student Jasmine Cundiff, explores the hurdles to keeping investors accountable
Who owns indigenous knowledge: local communities or corporations?
Lawyers Ria Das and Sia Das explore the pressing problem of biopiracy of indigenous knowledge
First hijab-wearing criminal KC launches ‘Girls Human Rights Hub’
Sultana Tafadar hopes to empower and educate young women through new international organisation
Bill of Rights risks driving big law firms out the UK, Law Society warns
Fosters 'legal confusion and uncertainty'
Human rights lawyer cycles 1,250 miles back to UK after delivering aid to Ukraine
From Lviv to Edinburgh
Human rights not a defence to protesters causing ‘significant’ criminal damage, Court of Appeal rules
Decision does not affect acquittal of Colston Four
Raab’s legacy project Bill of Rights Bill shelved
New Justice Sec also agrees to meet with striking criminal barristers
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
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
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
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
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
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
Article X: The right to environmental protection?
Oxford Brookes law grad Paul Wyard makes his case for a new standalone ECHR right
The future of interim relief in discrimination claims
Employment tribunal advocate Thomas Fuller examines the recent case of Steer v Stormsure Ltd
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
Meet the experts who will consider reforming judicial review
Oxford law grad Jordan Briggs profiles the independent panel tasked with looking at potential reform
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
Want to be the next Amal Clooney? Here are 5 things all aspiring human rights lawyers need to know
A panel of experts share tips from the top
‘ISIS bride’ stripped of citizenship: what are her prospects on appeal?
In the Shamima Begum case, statelessness is the key legal issue
From human rights barrister to judge – why I prefer being the decision maker
Ahead of ‘How to become a human rights lawyer’ on Wednesday in London, we caught up with ULaw academic and deputy district judge Anitra Hussain