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Latest Human Rights Essays
- Regional Human Rights MechanismsPublished: Thu, 25 Apr 2019Extract: This essay will explain the functioning and effectiveness of regional systems and analyse whether they are more effective than universal systems.
- Impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on Privacy LawPublished: Wed, 17 Apr 2019Extract: This paper will explore the current aspect of the legal development of privacy due to the Human Rights Act 1998 and its impact to privacy law.
- Effect of the War on Terror on Human RightsPublished: Wed, 10 Apr 2019Extract: When a sovereign state is at war, International Humanitarian law governs a States conduct.
- State Powers in Times of Emergency and Human RightsPublished: Wed, 10 Apr 2019Extract: This essay will be discuss whether states should be granted permission to derogate from the right to liberty and core fair trial rights
- Breach of Confidence and Private Information: Human Rights and BrexitPublished: Tue, 19 Mar 2019Extract: The essay will discuss if the breach of confidence is superfluous and is likely to wither on the judicial vine with use of the key elements of breach of confidence and the misuse of private information.
- Holocaust Denial in the United KingdomPublished: Mon, 18 Mar 2019Extract: The United Kingdom has witnessed one of the most prominent trials regarding Holocaust denial, in the form of Irving v Penguin Books and Lipstadt.
- Targeted Killing and International Humanitarian LawPublished: Thu, 07 Mar 2019Extract: Targeted killing is only justifiable within the context of an armed conflict and thus International Humanitarian Law governs its use.
- Effect of UK Anti-terrorism Legislation on Human RightsPublished: Thu, 28 Feb 2019Extract: The implications of recent UK anti-terrorism legislation on human rights. Introduction The law on terrorism in the United Kingdom has been described as ‘an unmitigated disaster’. In todays society the threat of terrorism is at a dangerous level and the legislation in place has been unstable to say the least. Much criticism is to do […]
- Parental rights in legal abortion: The Human Rights ActPublished: Fri, 12 Oct 2018Extract: The brief seeks to understand the rights of a pregnant woman and the rights of a foetus, considering cases of rape or sexual violence.
- The Right of ‘Private Life’ Under the View of the ECHRPublished: Fri, 12 Oct 2018Extract: In UK, the Courts use the article combined with the provisions included in British legislation and the Human Rights Act 1998, to protect private life.
- Decriminalising Homosexuality in IndiaPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: Decriminalising Homosexuality In India. From the ancient times sex has been the central issue in the human relations. Interestingly sexuality holds a central place in Indian culture, with early Hindu texts and art heavily charged with sex. The best examples of this could be the carvings of Khajuraho temples and ‘Kamasutra’.
- Aquinas and Blackstone NaturalismPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: John Finnis takes himself to be explicating and developing the views of Aquinas and Blackstone. Like Bix, Finnis believes that the naturalism of Aquinas and Blackstone should not be construed as a conceptual account of the existence conditions for law…
- Homosexual Historical and religious BackgroundPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: Homosexual is a person erratically attracted to members of his or her own sex and with whom he usually (but not always) has perverted sexual .
- Sex Discrimination ActPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: …
- Legal Brief in Support of EuthanasiaPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: Force-feeding Aruna who has persistently been in vegetative state from past 36years violates her right to live with dignity as promised by Article 21 (right to Life) of the Constitution of India.
- Bonded Labour IndiaPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: …
- The Rule of Law, Liberalism and Foetal RightsPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: The issue of whether the foetus has a right to life in law cannot be readily distinguished from whether the law ought to accord any rights to a foetus.
- Human Rights are Rights InherentPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, language, or any other status
- Conjoined Twins MurderPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: Conjoined Twins Murder – This Essay will use necessity, duress, and self-defence to examine the case of the conjoined twins. Necessity is not however a defence to charges of theft or murder.
- Speech and ExpressionPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: The international instruments of human rights have adopted the word �expression’ for the right to freedom of expression and they have chosen it in preference to…
- Women ConstitutePublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: …
- A Balance Between Competing Human RightsPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: This essay will consider how the law in the United Kingdom has to find a balance between competing human rights.
- Gender DiscriminationPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: …
- Human Rights Violation TraffickingPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: …
- Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesPublished: Fri, 02 Feb 2018Extract: This article is meant to shed light into the meaning of disability as it is envisaged by the United Nation Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (hereinafter the Convention/UN CRPD).