Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research

Human rights research

Sussex Law School (SLS) staff are involved in a broad range of human rights research. Current areas of research and interest include: international and regional human rights frameworks; hate crime; the right to protest; the right to property and housing; human rights and global security; human rights and international humanitarian law; access to justice; fair trial and due process; detention; habeas corpus; torture; respect for human dignity; dignity in dying; the right to a family, including abortion, fertility treatment and the right to family for LGBTIs; minority and aboriginal rights; citizenship; culture, identity and language rights; cultural heritage; interculturalism; freedom of religion; gender equality and women's human rights. We adopt a wide range of methodologies, approaches and perspectives in our work. For further information about the human rights expertise of members of the law faculty, please consult the SLS faculty list.