Phillipa Collins presents her research on 'Homeworking, surveillance-by-software and the right to privacy'
A recording of the talk is also available online.
The research was published on the Each Other UK human rights charity website.
Stephen Skinner presents his research on the philosophy of legal history and the rule of law in Europe
The paper was entitled 'Fault Lines in the Rule of Law and the Shadows of History: Europe’s Present and the Presence of its Past'.
Swati Gola publishes an article in the Pace International Law Review entitled 'Right to Health in GATS: Can the Public Health Exception Pave the Way for Complementarity?'
Dr Ben Hudson provides expertise to UN Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on Internal Displacement
The aim of the High-Level Panel is to identify innovative and concrete solutions to the plight of internally displaced persons.
Research suggests that introducing a third legal gender option is popular with the majority of trans and non-binary people
The online seminar was organised by the Human Rights Centre of Queen’s University Belfast to mark the 25th anniversary of the European Court of Human Rights judgment in the case of McCann and Others v. United Kingdom (1995).
The blog post discusses the implications for privacy of home working and the ways in which software can be used by employers to undertake surveillance of their employees
Christine Bicknell was an invited expert participant in an international Conference convened by the 'Prisons: the Rule of Law, Accountability and Rights' (PRILA) research group at Trinity College Dublin.
Discussion panels will be held at the annual conference of the Socio-Legal Studies Association in April 2020 at the University of Portsmouth.
Stephen Skinner takes part in a Human Rights Lawyers’ Association discussion panel on the significance of McCann v UK (1995)
The panel was held at Cornerstone Barristers, Gray’s Inn, London, on 12 February 2020.
Dignity Rights International uses legal and educational tools to advance the dignity rights of vulnerable people around the world.
The paper was presented on 5 January 2020 at the 134th annual conference of the American Historical Association in New York
Dimitrios Kagiaros publishes an article on austerity measures in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights
The article appeared in European Public Law.
The article was published in International Human Rights Law Review
One on the redistributive dimension of ‘vulnerability’ and the other as a contribution to the Scottish Feminist judgments project.
The keynote address was at the annual conference of the Law Centres Network on 7 November 2019.
Stephen Skinner’s second edited collection on criminal law under Fascist, National Socialist and other authoritarian regimes was published by Hart on 5 September.
Stephen Skinner’s latest book, Lethal Force, the Right to Life and the ECHR: Narratives of Death and Democracy was published by Hart in August.
Catherine Dupré guest-edits a special issue of the European Human Rights Law Review focusing on human dignity in the UK.
The special issue provides essential insights to understand and use human dignity-based arguments in order to protect some of the most vulnerable members of society.
The HRDF welcomed Professor Giannoulopoulos, Inaugural Chair in Law at Goldsmiths, University of London and Associate Academic Fellow, Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.
Dimitrios Kagiaros contributes chapter to an edited volume on European Consensus in the European Court of Human Rights
The chapter examines the use of European consensus as a tool to interpret the ECHR.
Paper entitled ‘Children’s Rights in Independent Schools: Private Law as the Locus for Public Duties.’
The Council of Europe publishes a book co-authored by Christine Bicknell.
The scheme recognises the academic and teaching excellence of its Fellows and is intended to strengthen links between barristers and legal academia.
Entitled ‘We the People: the Constitutional Promise and Icelandic Drafters’, it reflected on the reform process between 2009 and 2017.
It is available on the ICJ website.
Catherine Dupré awarded fellowship at Max Planck Institute for Public International and Comparative Law
She was part of the international team that commented on the LM ruling by the European Court of Justice on the Verfassungsblog.
The paper was presented in June 2018 at the 5th biennial conference of the European Society for Comparative Legal History, held in Paris.
Stephen Skinner co-convenes a conference panel to explore how law structured and supported totalitarian regimes in the first half of the twentieth century
On 29 June Stephen Skinner, together with Dr Cosmin Cercel of the University of Nottingham, jointly convened a panel on ‘Law, Totalitarianism and the Modern World’ at the European Society for Comparative Legal History conference in Gdansk.
Professor David Feldman QC (Hon.), Rouse Ball Professor of English Law at the University of Cambridge, closed the first two terms of the Forum’s activities with a lecture entitled 'Democracy and Human Rights in a Changing Constitution'.
Dr Skinner was invited to participate in a British Academy conference on 8-9th March convened by Dr Yvonne McDermott Rees (Swansea) and Dr Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos (Brunel).
Kingsley Abbott, Senior International Legal Adviser with the International Commission of Jurists and an Associate Member of the Human Rights and Democracy Forum, gave a keynote speech on human rights and the rule of law in Asia at the Asia News Network annual symposium in Bangkok on 16th March.
The award was for her project on ‘Human Dignity in UK Legal Practice: Realities, Challenges and Potentials’
The Human Rights and Democracy Forum hosted prominent Icelandic constitutional law expert, Ágúst Thór Árnason, University of Akureyri, for a three day visit in November.
Catherine Dupré was invited to present a research paper at a workshop on ‘Democratic Governance and International Law: 25 Years later’ convened by the Manchester International Law Centre (3-4 Nov 2017).
On 29 November the Human Rights and Democracy Forum ran a workshop for the Exeter branch of the University of the Third Age (U3A) on current research questions in the area of human rights law
Catherine Dupré presented a research paper at the Human Rights Centre of the University of Potsdam.
At the recent Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology (September 2017), Christine Bicknell delivered a presentation in which she mapped the complexity of prison oversight in Europe.
On 27 January 2017 Dr Jess Duggan-Larkin presented a paper on human rights and the international action of states at a University of Sussex conference on Challenging Human Rights Disenchantment.
A two-day discussion about ways of recording, evaluating and comparing information about deaths following police uses of force around the world.
Prof Catherine Dupré co-convened 'Human Dignity and Constitutional Crisis in Europe' conference in Florence.
In the face of multiple and unprecedented challenges to European democracy, an international team of scholars convened at the European University Institute to explore ways out of these crises.
Professor Catherine Dupré, author of The Age of Dignity, took part in a virtual launch workshop of the Dignity Rights Project at Widener University Delaware Law School on 12 May 2017. Read Professor Dupré’s closing remarks.