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By Kirsty Brimelow QC & Nicola Peart  In March 2017 the US Supreme Court delivered a significant victory for intellectually disabled death row inmates in Texas. The decision in Moore v. Texas 581 U.S. _ (2017), held that the State of Texas could not use an outdated definition of intellectual...
University of Bristol Human Rights Implementation Centre in partnership with Doughty Street Chambers ran an event on 9th May. Jennifer Robinson and Nicola Peart discuss the main concerns involved with Global Security since Trump's time in office.
President Trump’s threats to “open up” libel laws have global implications for freedom of the media across the globe, especially in Africa. We, a media lawyer from London, an international human rights lawyer, and a human rights lawyer from Uganda, have joined forces to address this issue.
Nani Jansen Reventlow is a human rights lawyer with Doughty Street Chambers in London and a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Jonathan McCully is Legal Officer with the Media Legal Defence Initiative.
The South African government deposited on 7 March 2017 with the UN Secretary General a document that is as embarrassing as it is telling.  The document is headed: “South Africa: Withdrawal of Notification of Withdrawal”.  It comes on the back of a successful challenge in the High Court to the...
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This obituary was originally posted in the Guardian on 2 February 2017.    Human rights lawyer committed to eradicating torture Few lawyers have devoted more of their lives to human rights than Sir Nigel Rodley, who has died aged 75. His work ranged over a wide field but focused particularly on...
Susie Alegre, Caoilfhionn Gallagher, Angela Patrick, Katie O’Byrne



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