Tuesday, 7 October 2014

New Socio-Legal Publications by Paul Johnson


In the last few weeks, Paul Johnson has published the following new articles in academic journals:

1. Making Unjust Law: The Parliament of Uganda and the Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014, Parliamentary Affairs http://pa.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/10/05/pa.gsu021.abstract
This article provides a critical analysis of the Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014 and the process by which it was enacted by the Parliament of Uganda.

2. Sociology and the European Court of Human Rights, The Sociological Review
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-954X.12180/abstract
This article offers a sociological analysis of the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights.

3. Pornography and the European Convention on Human Rights, Porn Studies
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23268743.2014.927706#.VDOWC1a4lSU
This article considers the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights and the former European Commission of Human Rights in respect of human rights complaints, brought under the European Convention on Human Rights, about issues relating to the possession, production or distribution of materials classified as pornographic or obscene.

In addition, Paul has written a case comment for the European Courts website, on E.B. v Austria, which concerns the denial of a conditional release for a prisoner in Austria who alleged sexual orientation discrimination. http://europeancourts.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/eb-v-austria-no-conditional-prison.html

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