In the context of accelerating geopolitical, technological and environmental change, we need to radically reassess how we perceive airspace legally.
Two decades ago, Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was arrested in London, putting human rights abuses in the limelight.
Developed countries focus on technology, but lullabies can sometimes have a greater effect.
What a cake can tell us about the law's view of homosexuality, religion, freedom of expression and the value of civic equality
Some careful reasoning shows that comparing abortion with contract murder equates two acts that are far from obviously morally equivalent.
Colombia's new president Ivan Duque has some big issues in his inbox.
The now-confirmed supreme court judge repeatedly lost his cool during his recent appearance in the senate. Is that what we need from lawmakers?
The old ways of doing things still matter – it's just that some of it now takes place online.
A new refugee mapping project has revealed an alternative image of Europe as a space that is being shaped by migrants and their struggle.
Brazil could see a return to the dark days of the military dictatorship.
The prize recognises that violence against women has become a weapon of war.
Women, like men, are susceptible to bias when it comes to defending those in their ‘in-group’ from accountability for sexual assault.
Allowing the police unfettered use of vast databases of information will begin to tilt the balance of power towards totalitarianism.
The closure of a London pie shop raises questions regarding the relationship between food and identity.
Society teaches young people to avoid saying 'no', so they need more support to navigate the awkwardness of sex.
The British government is consulting on changes to the Gender Recognition Act, including whether to allow gender self-identification.
A series of brutal rapes in India has led to pressure to stop violence against women.
The longstanding, historical notion of the judge as an independent, non-partisan interpreter of the law may never truly recover.
Social media can be a great tool to keep in touch with friends – but if you are already lonely, it could make things worse.
Why were the Russians behind the story not properly acknowledged?
Drug users aren't the problem – the current 'war on drugs' is.
The different legal protections between marriage, civil partnership and cohabitation.
The time for words is over – the world wants to see positive action if it is going to engage and invest.
By standing in the way of the UN, Russia has chosen a shameful path.
The Wife: my research shows that this self-sacrificing form of wifehood is hardly history.
Despite high profile child abuse cases in Rochdale, Rotherham and Telford, lessons are not being learned and the failings of those investigations are being repeated.
Research on the Russian parliament shows it's not just a rubber stamp – but that's not necessarily good news for democracy.
Women only spaces are legally allowed to exist for a reason.
Despite perceptions of an antagonistic Pakistan-India-Afghanistan dynamic, there are strong institutional foundations for a more cooperative relationship.
Poorer families don't have the resources to achieve the same as better off families – yet they're being blamed for their situation.
From welfare chauvinism to value-based nationalism – a breakdown of what constitutes a 'far right' group.
Advice saves lives and provides vital support to people seeking benefits, but severe cuts mean vulnerable people are at risk.
Insiders talk of Brexit as a distraction that is compromising influence on this important international body.
The extremist network al-Muhajiroun has rebuilt itself before, but that doesn't mean it's destined to again.
Has Moon Jae-in found a way to make North Koreans comfortable with denuclearisation?
Social mobility is linked to geography in the UK – and local leaders should be tasked with boosting it.
Mechanisms to keep users safe from violent content may pose serious problems for international justice.
Anti-doping laboratories have historically worked well, but the anti-doping organisations themselves lack oversight.
Increases in gold prices on world commodities markets are linked to fewer surviving girls in India. This is related to gold often being part of bridal dowries.
There's not enough control around antique firearms – and criminals are taking advantage of this.
From a sarin attack on a city subway to the rebirth of Buddha to protest marches against indecent magazines, Japan's religious movements have covered a lot of ground.
The UK has become surprisingly willing to brief the press about possible use of cyber attacks, including against Russia in response to the Skripal attack.
The US has meddled in Latin America so much that its influence there is viewed there with deep suspicion.
Children growing up in Northern Ireland are far less likely to be in foster or residential care than those in England, Scotland or Wales.
The UK is increasingly isolated in its claim to the Chagos Islands. If an international court finds in Mauritius's favour, the implications could be huge.