When same-sex couples and their children cross borders within the EU, established legal ties can cease to exist, benefits can disappear, and some children cannot get citizenship and are left…Read More >
Professor Graham Box unpicks how soft drinks companies twisted the evidence on the harmful effects of sugar in a recent post he co-authored for The Conversation.
Greta Thunberg and 15 other children are legally challenging world leaders for violating their children’s rights by failing to act on climate change. Sarah Harrop sat down with Human Rights Law…Read More >
A transgender man who objected to being identified as ‘mother’ on his baby’s birth certificate has lost his High Court case. Reading Law Professor Thérèse Callus explores the issues.
Evidence against a death row inmate in Japan is shaky, but retrial is unlikely because it would damage the Japanese criminal justice system’s image of infallibility and provide an opportunity for abolitionists,…Read More >
Dr Alina Tryfonidou explores a landmark EU Court of Justice ruling which provides greater clarity and legal certainty for same-sex couples who get married in an EU member state, in a new…Read More >
Dr Mai Sato has just published a report examining Zimbabwean citizens’ attitudes towards the death penalty in their country which concludes that public opinion needn’t pose a barrier to its…Read More >
The School of Law and the Walker Institute, together with the American Society of International Law, held the Disaster Risk Reduction and International Law Symposium at UoR between 29 June…Read More >
by Rosa Freedman, School of Law, University of Reading Vitit Muntarbhorn, the UN’s first Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, has resigned after…Read More >
By Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne, Associate Professor in Public International Law, University of Reading A recent BBC news article reported on the development of a new, smaller type of armed drone…Read More >