The scope of equality law was highlighted in recent case at Glasgow University
Brent Haywood successfully demonstrated that a group was unlawfully refused affiliation by the Glasgow University Students’ Representative Council without the need for a court case.
In the field of human rights and equalities law, often the cases which grab the headlines are those where a judgement is delivered after a hard-fought legal battle in court.
But the law doesn’t develop only in courts; day-by-day the law advances without the interference of courts.
In equality law many high-profile advances have been made in the fields of employment, education or the supply of services. Less is said about equality rights in respect of ‘associations’, but Part 7 of the Equality Act 2010 addresses the equality obligations on them.
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