Kieron Spoors: A Case Note and Analysis – Forstater v CGD Europe & others [2021]

Kieron Spoors is a recent first-class graduate in law from Cambridge University, and previous guest writer for UK Public Law Blog. In this piece, he summarises and analyses the EAT’s judgment in Forstater, a leading case on employment and trans rights.

Max McGiffen: Finally Taking A Stand? Assessing the UK’s Response to the Uyghur Crisis

For several years, China has been enacting a policy of repression against over a million Uyghur Muslims in its Xinjiang province, including reports of forced sterilisation. These allegations have largely been met with silence by the international community, but a recent stand has been taken by the US. Undoubtedly, with the US now calling China’s treatmentContinue reading “Max McGiffen: Finally Taking A Stand? Assessing the UK’s Response to the Uyghur Crisis”

Max McGiffen: Is the Military Above the Law? A Comment on the Overseas Operations Bill

As I write this, the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill is on its way to receive Royal Assent. The key aim of this Bill is protect veterans from prosecution. This is accomplished through a couple of legislative provisions: (a) under section 1(4), a presumption that alleged offences were committed more than five years ago,Continue reading “Max McGiffen: Is the Military Above the Law? A Comment on the Overseas Operations Bill”