To do justice to such an ambitious goal, the Chilean process should not leave anyone behind. This is a historic occasion to make the case for social rights. A Chilean man casts his vote at the National Stadium in Santiago (Chile) in October 2020. The more than 2,700 voting centers enabled in Chile for the … Continue reading Chile’s Constitutional Moment is an Opportunity to Enhance Social Rights
Photo © Marcel Crozet/ILO from Flickr Dr Marija Jovanovic, Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex, published a new chapter titled ‘The Business Sector and the Rights to Work and Just and Favourable Conditions of Work’ in The Cambridge Companion to Business and Human Rights Law. The collection was edited by Ilias Bantekas (Hamad … Continue reading The Business Sector and the Rights to Work and Just and Favourable Conditions of Work
The Animals in War Memorial in Hyde Park, London (sculptor: David Backhouse) Dr. Marina Lostal, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex, published a new article titled ‘De-objectifying Animals: Could they Qualify as Victims before the International Criminal Court?’ in the Journal of International Criminal Justice. The article notes that the legal framework … Continue reading The animal legal turn: could animals qualify as victims before the International Criminal Court?
Photo by Marcelo Leal The right to health, or 'the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health' to give it its full name, is a fundamental human right which extends beyond a right to healthcare to include a range of pre-conditions for a healthy life. According to the Office … Continue reading Realising the Right to Health
Photo by John Simmons In August 2021, Dr Anna Mari Antoniou, Lecturer in Maritime and Commercial Law at the University of Essex, published an article on Trade Finance in the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation. The article, Bank Security in Letters of Credit: Mere pledgee or something more?, looks at security measures for … Continue reading Secure Financing in International Trade