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September 20, 2019

Building Tomorrow's Living Law Today

Thousands of people are gathering today all across the world for the #GeneralStrike inspired by the #FridaysForFuture movement. In doing so, they are standing up against vested interests for #climatejustice, for all our futures and f...

August 11, 2019

On 17th July 2019, Uruguay passed its domestic law (Ley 19773) authorising the country's ratification of the Escazú Agreement. As Ana Cepeda (our Legal Intern in Environmental Rights and Governance) explains, this is a key moment for the protection and advanc...

July 12, 2019

In this legal update brief, Ana Cepeda, our legal intern in Environmental Rights and Governance, writes about the recent landmark ruling of the UK Supreme Court in the case of Vedanta Resources PLC and another (Appellants) v Lungowe and others (Respondents) [2019] UKSC...

"All global citizens are equal trustees of the Earth" – for the wellbeing of future generations and the community of life.

We take this opportunity to share the following press statement from the organisers of the Earth Trusteeship Initiative about the exciting eve...

June 5, 2019

Today, I am joining the United Nations call to action to counteract air pollution to commemorate this World Environment Day and #beatpollution. The time has come for clean air to be recognised as a fundamental human right, as well as understanding the harmful impacts o...

Living Law was privileged to be amongst the invited participants in this year's "9th Interactive Dialogue on Harmony with Nature", held at the UN Trusteeship Council in New York on 22 April 2019. This year, the theme of the dialogue was "Mother Earth Approach in the Im...

July 11, 2018

Legal rights and personhood for Nature – an analysis of progressive legal developments in other jurisdictions where Nature Rights have been recognised in national constitutions, other domestic laws and litigation proceedings.

You can access a copy of the full Report her...

Next week, the EU (Withdrawal) Bill is scheduled to return to the House of Commons for consideration in an unprecedented move that will see all the safeguard amendments inserted by the House of Lords considered in just a single sitting. 

This development has attracted...

March 22, 2018

Earlier this week @susanlivinglaw was privileged to be amongst a panel of UK experts giving evidence to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Select Committee on the Government's 25-Year Plan for the Environment. Reflecting on the evidence, Living Law is setting out...

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