Sharing Insights

To support productive scholarly dialogue and informed public conversations, we share news and research with the Nathanson Centre’s communities through several channels:

The Nathanson Blog

Our blog offers news and updates from the Nathanson Centre, including recaps of recent events, announcements of publications by Centre-affiliated researchers and other dispatches on transnational legal issues.

Canada is falling behind on curbing corporate abuses

Globe and Mail. Barnali Choudhury is a professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School and director of the Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime & Security. In recent weeks, the international community has been involved in a flurry of activity in shaping corporate responsibility for sustainability. For example, at the United Nations Forum […]

The Increasing Regulation of Business for their Human Rights Impacts – Or Emet Lecture

Professor Robert McCorquodale Summary by Sophie Sklar On October 26th 2023, as part of the Nathanson Center’s annual Or Emet Lecture, Osgoode Hall was pleased to host Professor Robert McCorquodale. Professor McCorquodale brought to the lecture his expertise and experience as part of the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights. This working […]

Osgoode project keeps an eye on Canadian mining companies abroad

JCAP works to bring bad behaviour to the attention of securities regulators and investors.

Transnational Human Rights Review

The Transnational Human Rights Review (THR) is a scholarly journal focused on the promotion and protection of human rights in jurisdictions around the globe. THR is published through a collaboration between the Nathanson Centre and the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in Abuja, Nigeria. Led by a team of highly regarded international scholars and jurists, THR welcomes scholarly articles that examine human rights from a transnational perspective or that engage with questions of human rights normativity and practices. You can learn more about THR, including the journal’s submission criteria and peer review process, in the Digital Commons of Osgoode Hall Law School. 

Recent Articles

Citizenship Deprivation as an Act of Persecution: Case Study of the Assam Citizen Exercise as a Precursor to a Nation-Wide Determination of Citizenship.

Explores reasons for defining India’s citizenship practices, now modified through the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 as “persecutory.”

Transformative Constitutions and Constitutionalism: A New Theory and School of Jurisprudence from the Global South?

Using Kenya as a case study, explores critical elements of transformative constitutions as well as the development of the jurisprudence emerging from these constitutions.

Protection of Victim-Witnesses of Human Rights Violations in Criminal Prosecutions in Nigeria

Highlights a lack of information about witness protection practices in prosecutions involving human rights violations in Nigeria and proposes a system to facilitate the protection of victim-witnesses testifying against perpetrators of human rights violations.