Practice Notes: Human rights

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

Sudan coup: implications for international law and the legal profession

Yassin Osman assesses the legal threats of Sudan’s counter-revolutionary coup in 2021 and how the legal profession can help

14 Mar 2022

The proposed conversion therapy ban: myths and reality

Reverend Dr Helen Hall and Professor Javier García Oliva review the law on “conversion therapy” in the context of criminal and constitut

28 Feb 2022

Levelling up: public funding for inquest representation

Jonathan Wheeler reflects on the necessity for legal aid for bereaved families at inquests

31 Jan 2022

A rupture in the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Act 2021

Cathál MacPartholán considers counter-terrorism sentencing legislation and new NI Court of Appeal precedent on human rights

31 Jan 2022

Deepfake research grant

Deepfakes are threatening the reliability of evidence

10 Jan 2022

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