Publications

Business and Human Rights: Assessment and Current Situation on the Fulfilment of the Three Pillars
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The Ruggie Principles support the self-regulation of businesses as the most efficient method to make business respect human rights when they have a global business presence, thereby complementing traditional protection systems. The volume Business and Human Rights: Assessment and Current...
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Human trafficking for sexual exploitation
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A Comparative Legal Study on detection and identification of victims. SEE THE PUBLICATION
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The role of the lawyer in implementing the Ruggie Principles: 8 good practices for corporate lawyers.
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This is the English version of the book published in 2015 by the Foundation, which this time was publicly presented at the Annual IBA Conference in Rome. This book was made possible thanks to LexisNexis, which financed its translation, editing...
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Practical guide for legal assistance in Alien Internment Centres
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This is a collective work which addresses the possible situations which lawyers may face when providing legal assistance to a forced migrant, before, during and after their stay at an AIC. It also contains practical guidelines for action for certain...
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Second chance guide for persons in a vulnerable situation
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This is a practical and accessible online tool for lawyers that assist vulnerable women and other indebted disadvantaged groups, so that they may identify situations in which the Second Chance Act may be a way out of their situation of...
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Presumption of innocence and trial by media in comparative law
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Today, the most significant violations of law in the presumption of innocence are closely connected to what we know as “trials by the press”, although there are increasingly more media trials, in reality it is justice and all the guarantees...
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The role of lawyers in implementing the Ruggie principles: 8 good practices for business lawyers
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This book is a collective work in which the key role of the legal profession is researched in the new global framework on the United Nations Guiding Principles. It received the 2016 Degà i Ventura Memorial Award for the best...
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Interest of the minor aggressor versus the interest of the minor victim of gender-based violence in proceedings of minors
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Can adolescents commit gender-based violence offences? If the aggressor is a minor, can an order of protection be granted? What penal cautionary measures can be adopted when the aggressor is a minor? Is the minor victim unprotected with these measures?...
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Psychological violence and evidential difficulties in gender-based violence cases
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In this report, we analyse the judgements and orders issued by the Courts of Violence against Women, the Provincial Courts and the Supreme Court on gender-based violence cases related to sentences for gender-based psychological violence and responses to cases of...
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Practical guide for legal advice for victims of gender-based violence
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This guide is a new practical tool for the legal profession and other professionals working in the area of gender-based violence, whose main objective is to improve the defence of victims’ rights from a holistic viewpoint. Furthermore, it is the...
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Practical guide on the common legal casuistry of persons in the street
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This is a pioneering work in defence of the rights of homeless persons, where solutions are listed regarding resident registration, immigration or social security for this segment of the population, among other common problems that affect them. The work was...
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Research article “Business and Human Rights: the Role of Company Lawyers”.
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Company lawyers play a fundamental role to make the Ruggie Principles effective and for multinational companies to respect human rights. In this research work, we analyse the most important legal aspects that business lawyers must take into account in their...
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