Equality Law in Europe: A New Generation

Equality Law in Europe is a legal research project by researchers at the Academy of European Law at the European University Institute. The aim of the project is to provide information about using European equality law, including details of how to make a claim to equal treatment. The project researchers have compiled a database of discrimination cases of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) decided between 1970-2018, which is available on its website. Cases are presented on an Excel spreadsheet and include the date, case number and party name.


Database of documents produced by the European Committee for Database of documentation relating to the work of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), a Council of Europe human rights body which monitors racism, xenophobia and intolerance in Council of Europe member states. The database contains ECRI country reports; government observations (responses to ECRI reports); policy recommendations; interim conclusions; and press releases.


Reprieve is a London-based charity providing legal representation and assistance for prisoners facing the death penalty and prisoners held beyond the rule of law, for example at Guantanamo Bay; it also investigates and campaigns on issues such as drone attacks and extraordinary rendition. The organisation was founded by human rights lawyer Clive Stafford Smith. The ‘Our Work’ page of its website provides reports, responses to consultations and other publications, together with information and documentation relating to Reprieve investigations and particular prisoners’ cases.

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe: Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights is part of the intergovernmental Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). It observes elections, monitors democracy and seeks to foster human rights, tolerance and the rule of law. The Office’s website describes its work, provides press releases and makes available its recommendations, reports, and other publications. On the Resources page there is a Documents Library, an email news service and a multimedia library.

Migration Policy Group

The Migration Policy Group (MPG) is an independent group based in Brussels which seeks to influence and improve public policy making relating to international migration. Its website provides information on the aims of the group, MPG's programmes and projects, national migration country reports, publications and journals including the 'Migration News Sheet'

Institute of Race Relations

The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) is a London-based charitable organisation, which conducts research and produces educational resources relating to racial equality in Britain and internationally. The journal Race and Class is available online by subscription. Briefing papers are made freely available in PDF and cover issues such as EU deportation policies, French parliamentary commission on the burqa or niqab and the Swiss referendum on minarets.. Information about using the IRR's library is available, along with references to projects (including many online reports) and news.

Equal Rights Trust

Website of the Equal Rights Trust (ERT) an international advocacy organisation based in London. The work of the ERT includes human rights advocacy, documentation of abuses, legal and policy research and consultation and training. The site gives free access to the ERT’s Virtual Library on Equality which provides materials on non-discrimination and equality, including case law, policy papers, academic and other articles and ERT publications. Other features include the Equal Rights Review and a Declaration of Principles on Equality.

Harvard Blackletter Law Journal

The Harvard Blackletter Law Journal (ISSN:0897-2761), is published annually by students at Harvard Law School, with the assistance of a faculty advisory board. The journal aims to disseminate legal literature, thought and ideas which have direct impact on theAfrican American and other minority communities, by questioning traditional constitutionalism and promoting civil rights, especially issues of law and race, gender, class and sexuality.

Harvard Journal of Law and Gender

The Harvard Journal of Law and Gender began in 1978 and is published twice a year by Harvard Law School students. The journal is devoted to developing and advancing feminist jurisprudence, and to combining legal analysis with political, economic, historical and sociological perspectives. The journal contains articles, notes and book reviews. The website provides articles from Spring 2003 onwards.

Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law

Web pages for the Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law, published three times a year from 1992 onwards, and edited by students at the Washington College of Law. The journal publishes articles addressing social and political equality under the law, and aims to attract those interested in gender issues and feminist legal studies. The website provides tables of contents from 1992, together with the first few pages of articles from Volume 7 (1998-99) onwards. Subscriptions can be purchased from William S. Hein and Co. Full text is available through LEXIS and Westlaw.