Set up for failure? Reflections on the sustainability of the proposed Statutory Debt Repayment Plan (SDRP) and other long-term debt repayment solutions

In this post, Dr Katharina Möser elaborates on some of the points made in her response to the HM Treasury, Open Consultation August 2022: Statutory Debt Repayment Plan, see here: http://pure-oai.bham.ac.uk/ws/portalfiles/portal/173585251/Moser2022Consultation_pdf.pdf

The Principle of Effectiveness and its Overarching Role in the Interpretation and Application of the ECHR – Part III

The Birmingham Law School Blog is delighted to host a three-part interview with Georgios A. Serghides, a judge of the European Court of Human Rights, discussing his new book The Principle of Effectiveness and its Overarching Role in the Interpretation and Application of the ECHR: The Norm of All Norms and the Method of All Methods (Strasbourg 2022). In this third and final part, Professor Natasa Mavronicola asks about his views on the principle of effectiveness in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights

The Principle of Effectiveness and its Overarching Role in the Interpretation and Application of the ECHR – Part II

The Birmingham Law School Blog is delighted to host a three-part interview with Georgios A. Serghides, a judge of the European Court of Human Rights, discussing his new book The Principle of Effectiveness and its Overarching Role in the Interpretation and Application of the ECHR: The Norm of All Norms and the Method of All Methods (Strasbourg 2022), In Part II, Professor Natasa Mavronicola asks about his views on positive obligations on states to protect ECHR rights, and the ECHR as a living instrument.

The Principle of Effectiveness and its Overarching Role in the Interpretation and Application of the ECHR – Part I

The Birmingham Law School Blog is delighted to host a three-part interview with Georgios A. Serghides, a judge of the European Court of Human Rights. Mr Serghides sat down with Professor Natasa Mavronicola to discuss his new book: The Principle of Effectiveness and its Overarching Role in the Interpretation and Application of the ECHR: The Norm of All Norms and the Method of All Methods (Strasbourg 2022).

The UK’s Rwandan Refugee Plan is Postcolonialism in Action

in this post, Sean Madden discusses and critiques the UK Government’s Rwanda refugee plan. The plan to transport vulnerable refugees 4000 miles from Britain to East Africa is widely-acknowledged to be immoral and illegal, but it represents only one element of a wider, historic injustice, that continually impacts asylum seekers and Rwandan domestic communities alike.