Practice Notes: Human rights

Leigh Day and Asylum Aid continue Rwanda scheme legal challenge despite unsuccessful injunction 

The first Rwanda-bound flight was grounded yesterday after the ECHR intervened

15 Jun 2022

Iran: the specter of a little-known genocide

Hamid Enayat explores the repercussions and impunity over a mass killing in Iran’s prisons

14 Jun 2022

The metaverse: virtual offences, real world penalties?

Magda Zima considers online sexual offences and VR

07 Jun 2022

Beware HRA discretion?: Rafiq v Thurrock Borough Council [2022] EWHC 584 (QB)

Emelia Bezant-Gahan and Tom Lambourne examine the dangers of relying on the court’s discretion to extend limitation under s7(5) of the Human Rights A

07 Jun 2022

A criminal justice system on the brink

Abigail Ashford examines the criminal courts in crisis

06 Jun 2022

Legal profession reacts to Queen’s Speech

There has been disappointment that the Employment Bill was omitted for the third year running

11 May 2022

Ukraine pro bono legal task force

Withers, Covington & Burling and Sygna Partners are members of the newly formed task force

31 Mar 2022

Empowering minorities

Farhan Farani considers how the functions of law could become more representative

22 Mar 2022

Olympic sport and gender?

Dr Seema Patel reviews the law on gender discrimination in sports law and the Olympics

20 Mar 2022

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