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On Sunday 9th October I arrived in a chilly Cape Town to assist Dame Linda Dobbs, Vanja Karth and Justice Oagile Dingake (a High Court Judge in Botswana and a visiting professor at the University of Cape Town) in a week-long training course for 20 High Court and Supreme Court judges. They came from...
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), in its latest concluding observations on the United Kingdom in July of this year, highlighted the need for more information on British Overseas Territories (OTs) and Crown Dependencies (CDs). These are a group of small jurisdictions...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (“TPP”), which was signed in November 2015 by the United States, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Vietnam, has increased public awareness of the technocratic and often obscure world of international...
New national laws on surveillance and interception have popped up across the world in the past few years in response to technological advances, terrorist attacks and developments in the jurisprudence around the right to private life and the requirement of legality. These have included provisions on...
What future for British Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies and Europe
By Elise Groulx Diggs Esq., Ad.E., Associate Tenant, Doughty Street International; Catherine Meredith, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers; and 
The demand of South Africa's ruling African National Congress that the government should pull out of the International Criminal Court is defeatist, naïve and reactionary, says Professor John Dugard, the country's pre-eminent expert on international law.
Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Marc Weller on the legality of Russian airstrikes in Syria. This interview was originally published on The World Post, a partnership of the Huffington Post and Berggruen...



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Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, 53-54 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS