Chile’s Constitutional Moment is an Opportunity to Enhance Social Rights

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

The Business Sector and the Rights to Work and Just and Favourable Conditions of Work

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 animal legal turn: could animals qualify as victims before the International Criminal Court?

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?