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John Horan lectures as Foreign Expert in Polish Disability Forum Conferences

John Horan lectures as Foreign Expert in Polish Disability Forum Conferences
John Horan has been asked by the Polish Disability Forum to lecture on the UNCRPD and disabled people’s right in Wroclaw (29 th September), Warsaw (6 th October) and Poznan (7 th October).  A transcript of the lecture will be made available on this website once it has been published.

Time for Action – The Lawyers’ Refugee Initiative

Time for Action –  The Lawyers’ Refugee Initiative
With Europe experiencing the worst refugee crisis since World War II, Patricia Hitchcock QC reports on The Lawyers’ Refugee Initiative in a published article that can be read in full (click here ). In light of the current refugee crisis, a major demonstration calling for action is to take place on 17 th September in London (convening at Hilton Park...
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The Prevent Duty Part 2: Government Guidance and Practical Guidance

The Prevent Duty Part 2: Government Guidance and Practical Guidance
By Declan O’Dempsey In this article I deal with the government issued guidance on the Prevent Duty under section 21 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 as it applies to universities. What the guidance says Section 29 of the 2015 Act permits the Minister to issue guidance on the Prevent Duty.  It states that authorities must have reg...
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UN reopens inquiry into Secretary General's death following Hammarskjöld Commission’s recommendation

UN reopens inquiry into Secretary General's death following Hammarskjöld Commission’s recommendation
The United Nations is to reopen an investigation into the death of UN Secretary General following recommendations made by a commission chaired by Cloisters’ Sir Stephen Sedley. Dag Hammarskjöld was on a mission in 1961 aimed at brokering a ceasefire between the Congolese government and rebels when his plane crashed in Zambia. The 196...
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Sally Robertson, Anna Beale and Catherine Casserley respond on behalf of Cloisters to Government consultation on fee remission for the courts and tribunals

Sally Robertson, Anna Beale and Catherine Casserley respond on behalf of Cloisters to Government consultation on fee remission for the courts and tribunals
Sally Robertson, Anna Beale and Catherine Casserley respond on behalf of Cloisters to Government consultation on fee remission for the courts and tribunals