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International human rights law: towards convergence?

December 06 2016

Dr Alice Donald explores the challenges posed by the co-existence of multiple regional and international human rights bodies

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Rights on the chopping block

November 30 2016

Dr Joelle Grogan on the Great Repeal Bill and the ghost of Henry VIII

France’s ‘invisible’ minorities

November 14 2016

Dr David Keane and Jeremie Gilbert of the University of East London examine the rights of minorities under French law

10 questions about free movement

November 09 2016

Professor Laurent Pech and Dr Charlotte O’Brien from York Law School lay out the facts about free movement in the European Union


Religious freedom v LGBT equality: ‘gay cake’ case

October 24 2016

After a bakery is deemed to have discriminated by refusing to make a pro-gay marriage cake, Dr Erica Howard gives her assessment of the verdict.

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Human rights, human wrongs

October 17 2016

Dr Sarah Bradshaw introduces a new human rights MOOC she has introduced with Professor Joshua Castellino

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A democratic defence of the European Court of Human Rights

October 03 2016

Senior Lecturer Dr Alice Donald and and Professor of Human Rights Law Philip Leach explore how Brexit could affect human rights in Britain

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The digital world and sexual offending

September 28 2016

Experts from the Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies at Middlesex rerport from the recent Institute of Child Health conference

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What (not) to wear on a French beach this summer

August 31 2016

Dr Erica Howard explores the legal and social issues around the ‘burkini ban’ in France

Brexit: What next for the UK?

June 28 2016

Professor Laurent Pech answers 10 key questions about the UK’s decision to leave the EU

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