Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World: a Conversation

Image via Shutterstock Earlier this year, in March 2022, the Law School's Public Law Cluster held a fascinating meeting to discuss Prof. Paul Daly’s book Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World, published by Oxford University Press. Prof. Daly (Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa) talked about the fresh framework his book offers for … Continue reading Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World: a Conversation

A Human Rights Case for the Proportionality Assessment of Evictions in the Private Rental Sector

Image via Shutterstock By Dr. Koldo Casla, Lecturer in Law and the Director of the Human Rights Centre Clinic In the 2008 case of McCann v UK, which concerned the eviction of a family renting a house from a local authority in England, the European Court of Human Rights established that: “(T)he loss of one’s … Continue reading A Human Rights Case for the Proportionality Assessment of Evictions in the Private Rental Sector

La Mort Assistée: Un Sujet Au Cœur Des Enjeux Juridiques Et Sociétaux

Photo via Flickr By Louise Millescamps, University of Essex, School of Law L' auteur tient à remercier Dr Laure Sauve, Eugénie Duval et Dr Xavier Aurey pour leurs précieux commentaires sur les versions précédentes de cet article. Le 16 octobre 2021, David Peace, un malade en phase terminale affirme que «la législation anglaise l’a abandonné». … Continue reading La Mort Assistée: Un Sujet Au Cœur Des Enjeux Juridiques Et Sociétaux

Redesigning Slavery Through Law: A Play in Four Acts

Photo by Hermes Rivera Dr. Marija Jovanovic’s work was selected for presentation at the 2021 Midyear Meeting of the American Society of International Law. The meeting, which will be held on 11-12 November 2021, encompasses several events, including the Research Forum, which features cutting-edge international law scholarship by more than 70 authors and is open … Continue reading Redesigning Slavery Through Law: A Play in Four Acts

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

International Law and Regional Norm Smuggling

Photo by Janko Ferlič Dr. Marija Jovanovic, Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex, had a new article published in The American Journal of Comparative Law titled 'International Law and Regional Norm Smuggling: How the EU and ASEAN Redefined the Global Regime on Human Trafficking'. The article examines how the regional organizations in Europe … Continue reading International Law and Regional Norm Smuggling

Serial Health Risks and Civil Liability: A Comparative Study of French and English Law

Photo credit: Pixabay Dr. Emmanuelle Lemaire, Lecturer in Law, University of Essex Abstract Serial health risks are increasing in occurrence and have the capacity to affect large numbers of people living in different countries. Thalidomide, contaminated blood, Diethylstilboestrol (DES), asbestos and Bovine Spongiform Encephalitis (BSE) are among some of the most well-known examples of serial … Continue reading Serial Health Risks and Civil Liability: A Comparative Study of French and English Law