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Oliver Garner

Biography Dr. Oliver Garner is Maurice Wohl Research Leader in European Rule of Law at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law. He holds a B.A. in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford, and an LL.M. in Comparative, European and International Laws and a Doctorate in Laws from the European University Institute (EUI). His Ph.D. research analysed withdrawal and opt-outs from the European Union. His work has been published in the…


Julinda Beqiraj

Biography Dr. Julinda Beqiraj is Maurice Wohl Senior Research Fellow in European Law.  She leads and develops the research and events program in European law and publishes high-quality research for the Institute in this area; proactively pursues Institute-wide research projects in European law areas, (such as human rights trade and the environment), drawing on expertise from across the Institute, as appropriate; and contributes to the Bingham Centre's work on Access…


Technology and the law - Maurice Wohl Fellowship

Technology and the law Data protection, ROL and digital technologies We are living in an age of profound technological advancements. The opportunities provided by Artificial intelligence (AI) - the development of systems that simulate human intelligence - has the capacity to transform sectors of the economy and public services. This includes areas of considerable human rights significance such as healthcare, education, employment, and justice (including criminal…


Trade and EU single market - Maurice Wohl Fellowship

Trade and EU Single market Trade solution to promote public policy goals, including health, environment, human rights The EU has been at the forefront of innovative solutions and efforts to protect important values via trade measures. These values include human rights, peace, and environmental protection. Recently, the EU has withdrawn Most Favoured Nation Treatment status for Russia following the attack on Ukraine, it has undertaken ongoing efforts to negotiate…


Justice Systems - Maurice Wohl Fellowship

Justice systems Strengthening access to justice, efficiency and quality of justice systems in Europe More countries are displaying deterioration rather than improvement in their level of accessibility and affordability of courts. This corresponds with declines in overall Rule of Law adherence. Therefore, there is increasing demand for practical assistance and training that is tailored to the specific needs of particular European countries, especially those…


Post-Brexit issues - Maurice Wohl Fellowship

Post-Brexit issues UK-EU relationship and beyond Following the UK's withdrawal from the EU there is continued interest in the current UK-EU relationship regulated by the Withdrawal Agreement and the Trade and Cooperation Agreement. This new relationship necessarily builds on the extensive EU legal framework developed during the UK's membership in specific areas. We have undertaken continued analysis of the UK's post-Brexit legislation through input into parliamentary…


Rule of Law - Maurice Wohl Fellowship

Rule of Law Rule of Law challenges in European countries and the EU The Rule of Law plays a fundamental role in anchoring economic, social, and cultural rights in national constitutions, laws, and regulations. Rule of Law and human rights have an intrinsic and mutually reinforcing relationship - respect for human rights informs all Rule of Law elements, such as legality, legal certainty, the prohibition of arbitrariness, access to justice, and equality before…


Global challenges - Maurice Wohl Fellowship

Global challenges Dealing with emergencies, preparedness and resilience in Europe The European society, and the global community more broadly, has faced serious challenges in the last decade. These crises include climate change, migration pressures, the COVID-19 pandemic, and most recently Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The challenges have shown the importance of strengthened resilience at the European level. The phrase "never waste a good crisis" shines a…


Weekly Update 29 July 2022

Weekly Update 29 July 2022 Dear Friends, This is our last edition before the Weekly Update takes a break for the summer. We wish all Northern Hemisphere readers a respite from the widespread heatwaves, and look forward to bringing you more news from September. On 12 September, the UK's controversial "Bill of Rights" Bill is due to be debated in the House of Commons. The Bingham Centre already has a programme of work examining this Bill. This week, we are pleased to announce a joint project…


White Paper: Rule of Law, Legitimacy and Effective COVID-19 Control Technologies

White Paper: Rule of Law, Legitimacy and Effective COVID-19 Control Technologies Julinda Beqiraj, Akanksha Bisoyi, Christian Djeffal, Mark Findlay, Jane Loo, Ong Li Min This White Paper aims to provide an overview over the assessment of the technological applications in terms of their legitimacy and amenability to Rule of Law standards ensuring respect for rights and liberties. This Paper is oriented towards the policymakers who consider introducing surveillance…


Northern Ireland Protocol Bill - Committee Stage: A Rule of Law Analysis

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill - Committee Stage:  A Rule of Law Analysis Executive Summary This Report is intended to inform and assist parliamentarians in their deliberations on the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill, due for Committee Stage on 13, 18 and 19 July in the House of Commons. There are two serious Rule of Law concerns with the Bill. The first is that it seeks to depart unilaterally from the terms of an international agreement with the EU. Such a move is not in compliance…

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