Paul Farmer, CEO of Mind (an Equally Ours partner) talks to the Independent about new evidence suggesting that people with mental health problems are being denied justice by some Court of Protection judges who fail to even consider hearing patients’ testimony. Read more here.
On international human rights day, Yakin Ertürk discussed the new vulnerabilities faced by women and the new opportunities for remedy offered by the international human rights system.
Writing for the UK Constitutional Law Group, Varda Bondy and Maurice Sunkin ask ‘How Many JRs are too many?’
An article in the Law Society Gazette raises concerns about LawWorks’ new telephone helpline.
Writing on the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Simonetta Manfredi and Kate Clayton Hathway argue that there is ‘plenty of evidence to support the Public Sector Equality Duty’.
A Touchstone blog by Ben Moxham looks at the proposed repeal of tribunal powers to make wider recommendations.
Published on 16 April 2013, Shelter’s blog raises concerns about the impact of the Government’s plans to further reduce the legal aid budget.
‘The public sector equality duty is not to be confused with deregulation’ by Kevin Curley was published on the Third Sector website on 8 April 2013.
The heads of international equality and human rights organisations issued a joint statement to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on 21 March 2013.
In a Touchstone blog, the TUC’s Sally Brett asks ‘Is the Public Sector Equality Duty safe in the Coalition’s hands?’