How an investor protection regime is stalling climate action and instead paying polluters


July 08, 2024 | posted by | 5sc

It’s been dubbed litigation terrorism - investor state dispute settlement clauses or ISDS mechanisms – and on this month’s show, we talk about it with Stéphanie Caligara, a French qualified lawyer and consultant with the Global Legal Action Network.


The culture of impunity in Mexico around the disappearance of thousands of women


June 04, 2024 | posted by | 5sc

Legal expert, Rhea Kneifati, who specialises in sexual and gender-based investigations talks to us on the show this month.


Yvonne Mcdermott Rees, Professor of Law at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law in Swansea University


May 14, 2024 | posted by | 5sc

For the latest in our series profiling Irish and Northern Irish lawyers working in countries around the world, we caught up with Yvonne Mcdermott Rees about her work as Professor of Law at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law in Swansea University, which she joined in September 2017, having previously been a Senior Lecturer in Law at Bangor University.

 

Yvonne Mcdermott Rees, Professor in law at Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law at Swansea University

Ray Murphy says there is a legal case for genocide against Israel


April 29, 2024 | posted by | 5sc

Ray Murphy on Horsehair Wigs Podcast IRLI

Human rights lawyer and professor at the Irish Centre for Human Rights in Galway, Ray Murphy talks about the current situation in Gaza and the legality of the Israel-Hamas war.


IRLI Team Malawi discuss the ripple effects of an under-resourced criminal justice system


March 26, 2024 | posted by | 5sc

IRLI Team Malawi Interview

We sit down with some of Irish Rule of Law International’s (IRLI) Malawi team this month to discuss how the country’s poverty is affecting its justice institutions.


Fighting for justice for women and girls in Malawi


February 26, 2024 | posted by | 5sc

On the show this month: Sarai Chisala-Templehoff, a Malawian human rights and social justice lawyer.


Stephen Walsh, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)


February 26, 2024 | posted by | 5sc

For the latest in our series profiling Irish and Northern Irish lawyers working in countries around the world, we spoke with Stephen Walsh about his past work in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo and his current role at the world's largest regional security organization, the Vienna-based Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

Stephen Walsh, OSCE


Partner Series: The Gender and Justice Unit


January 25, 2024 | posted by | 5sc

In the third edition of our series dedicated to the work of our partner organisations, we shine the spotlight on the Gender and Justice Unit, a Malawian non-profit that uses legal empowerment as a catalyst for gender equality and social and environmental justice. We spoke to its Deputy Director and Project Manager Emma Kalea Chigwenembe to find out more. 

Emma Kalea Chigwenembe - Gender and Justice Unit Malawi


The killings and crackdown of human rights defenders globally


January 21, 2024 | posted by | 5sc

On the show this month, international human rights lawyer, Doreen Chen on how the demise of the rule of law is affecting human rights defenders.


Environmental Crime, Climate Litigation and Ecocide


December 21, 2023 | posted by | 5sc

The EU Commission, the EU Parliament and the EU Council agree to prevent environmental harm through criminal law.

North Atlantic Coast, Environmental Crime Climate Litigation And Ecocide