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Wednesday, 7 December, 2022

An Exploration of the Sources of Rights for Vegans: Part I

Dr Maureen O'Sullivan presents part one of a three-part exploration of the sources of rights for vegans....(Read More)

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022

Digesting Veganism in the Irish Courts

In the second of a series of blogs on veganism in Irish law, Dr Maureen O'Sullivan examines the issue...(Read More)

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Tuesday, 15 March, 2022

Veganism in the Irish Court of Appeal in 1898: is this our oldest case?

Dr Maureen O'Sullivan shares the details of Re Cranston, Webb and Oldfield: could this 1898 case be the first...(Read More)

Wednesday, 8 January, 2020

The Results Are In: Here’s What Canadian Vegans Said in Our Vegan Rights Survey

Earlier this year, Vegan Option Canada invited Canadian vegans to participate in a survey about their experiences as vegans...(Read More)

Friday, 11 October, 2019

My personal support for Jordi Casamitjana in his presentation of veganism to Norwich Employment Tribunal

Evidence will be considered defending the view that veganism is a belief that satisfies the protection criteria of equality...(Read More)

Friday, 11 October, 2019

Veganism and eating disorders: what the law says

If you are being told that you cannot maintain a vegan lifestyle and overcome your eating disorder this may...(Read More)

Thursday, 4 July, 2019

International Rights Network Conference 2019 - The Vegan Society staff reflections

Vegan legal rights are incredibly important for the movement, which is why The Vegan Society has recently incorporated the...(Read More)

Monday, 1 July, 2019

International Rights Network conference: Milan 2019

The International Vegan Rights Alliance annual conference is known as the gold-standard meeting of legal minds concerned to protect...(Read More)

Friday, 26 April, 2019

New EU law on plant-based food labelling threatens to prohibit the use of words and familiar containers

Due to the recent surge in demand for plant-based dairy and meat alternatives, both the meat and dairy industries...(Read More)

Thursday, 2 August, 2018

Validating Veganism in Resistant Legal Systems – Part 3

For Levinas, to be human is to respond ethically to others in close proximity and, infinitely, to express due...(Read More)


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