June 25, 2015
The US Supreme Court’s opinion in Obergefell v Hodges – it may come out today, or next week – will […]
January 15, 2013
Nadia Eweida has succeeded in her claim that the UK breached her right to manifest her religion under article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Readers may remember that she worked for British Airways, and refused to abide […]
May 16, 2012
If you’re in the business of predicting court judgments, you can sometimes end up looking a mug. My last prediction wasn’t the best. Oh, well. At least the judges agreed with me on the time limit.
Anyway, while the […]
March 15, 2012
Yesterday I explained the facts and legal background to this case, and a short account of the first day of the hearing, which concluded just after 1 pm today. I was again in court to hear Jason Coppel complete […]
March 14, 2012
Today was the first day of the Supreme Court’s hearing in the case of Humphreys v HMRC, about sex discrimination in the child tax credit system.
Mr Humphreys is complaining about the fact that HMRC refused him child tax credit in […]
December 20, 2011
As a resident of Brent in north-west London, I’m not sure what I think about the Labour council’s planned library cuts. I’m not happy that any should be cut. I don’t want social care to be cut any more than […]
September 28, 2011
A few weeks ago Adam Wagner at the UK Human Rights Blog told us the ECHR had changed the stance it took in July on a series of religious discrimination claims currently being pursued in the European Court […]
July 4, 2011
An interesting discrimination law judgment came the Court of Appeal on Friday in Grant v H.M Land Registry.
Chris Grant worked for the Land Registry, initially at Lytham, where he was “out”; but when he got promoted to a […]
January 11, 2011
Here’s the Employment Tribunal’s ruling in Miriam O’Reilly’s successful age discrimination and victimisation claim aginst the BBC over its decision to drop her as a presenter of Countryfile. She won on age discrimination, on the basis that the ET thought […]
June 9, 2010
In January I noticed not all employers had yet “got it” about age discrimination. Now here’s more evidence, this time from an “executive search” company no less:
I suggest […]