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Linda Greenhouse, Pullitzer Prize winning reporter, New York Times
A report of a conference to explore legal and medical aspects of coroners’ inquests into sudden adult deaths.
The report presents the views of a number of leading...
This report presents the findings of a workshop in which key figures from the UK Department of Health, academic experts, and lawyers discussed the patenting of human DNA sequencing, to find the...
In this policy brief, Judge Robert Sharpe of the Court of Appeal for Ontario argues that it would be wrong for judges exercising the power of judicial review to claim legitimacy as representatives...
The question of how courts respond to national emergencies or crises is of profound importance in a democratic society.
This policy brief sets out some of the recent case law on the right to the highest attainable standard of health and argues that this jurisprudence exposes the unnecessarily...
Whether socio-economic rights should be entrenched in constitutions has been a subject of lively debate.
In the United States, courts have played a key role in defining socio-economic rights and in enforcing the government's obligations to provide and protect those rights.
This policy brief examines the constitutional protection of socio-economic rights in their relationship to the political process.
Report of the 2008 Annual Lecture in Law and Society by the Chief Justice of South Africa Pius Langa.
With the reluctance by many in the Anglo-American world to countenance an incorporation of socio-economic rights into justiciable Bills of Rights, this policy brief explores...
Workshop with the Aspen Institute examining policy issues including affirmative action, reproductive rights, and anti-terror legislation.
The 11 September 2001 al-Qaeda terrorist attack on the United States produced not only human and material loss; it also resulted in an apparent loss of the nation's traditional...
Analysis of judicial discretion in administrative cases in Poland.
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