A Review of the Human Rights Year: Rebels with a Cause

A Review of the Human Rights Year: Rebels with a Cause

Anyone who’s had access to the internet or a newspaper this year will agree that the events that transpired have caused a great deal of concern for human rights across the world. This year alone, we saw the inauguration of President Trump, the Grenfell tragedy and...

Faith, Conscience and Human Rights

Questions of religion and society are as complex as they are controversial. 2017 alone has been indicative of this with several terrorist attacks carried out in the name of Islam, court judgments banning headscarves in the workplace, and more recently, the prohibition...

Human Rights, Public Inquiries and the Public Interest

In terms of major inquests and public inquiries the past year or so has been a time of endings and beginnings. The families of those who died at Hillsborough in the UK’s biggest-ever sporting disaster have finally, after 28 years, received a measure of justice, with...

How to be a Human Rights Lawyer

For many of us aspiring Human Rights lawyers, the prospect of fighting for our place in this increasingly competitive area of legal practice can be daunting. I am a current LPC LLM student and I know many of us, myself included, have been warned off and told that...

The Significance of Commercial Human Rights Post-Brexit

Before a central London audience earlier this month, Charles Brasted, partner and head of public law and policy at Hogan Lovells, and leading QCs Tim Ward, Jessica Simor and Gerry Facenna reflected on the likely impact of the UK’s withdrawal on commercial human...

Mental Health and Human Rights

Positive public discussion of at least some of the most common mental health has scarcely been higher. Tireless work by campaigning organisations such as Mind, Scope, the Time to Change initiative has started to gain traction in the movement to reduce the stigma...