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GDPR: Challenges for Businesses, Eighteen Months On

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented eighteen months ago, but many businesses in the UK are still not GDPR compliant. What are the main challenges presented by GDPR to businesses and their customers, and what role can professionals play in ensuring GDPR compliance?

12:00, 3rd December 2019

Book Review: 'Trials of the State' by Lord Sumption

'Trials of the State: Law and the Decline of Politics' by Lord Sumption offers an insightful and relevant perspective on the relationship between law and politics in modern Britain.

11:00, 22nd October 2019

To Infinity and Beyond: Legislating for the Peaceful Use of Outer Space

States and private companies are increasingly looking forward to a future in which outer space is both accessible and profitable. How has international law traditionally dealt with the final frontier, and could it be updated to deal with 21st century problems?

11:00, 15th October 2019

Prosecuting Rape: Is the CPS Raising the Bar Too High?

The End Violence Against Women Coalition has recently launched a legal challenge against the CPS for wrongfully dropping rape cases as conviction rates plummet. Has the CPS strayed from established policy, or is this simply a result of austerity and systemic issues in our justice system?

11:00, 8th October 2019

Cherry v AG for Scotland, Part II: "No Justification" For Prorogation?

Following the decision of the Supreme Court in Cherry/Miller, this series considers the legal challenge to the PM's decision to prorogue Parliament. This is the second part of the series, which considers the decisions of the Inner House of the Scottish Court of Session and the UK Supreme Court.

11:00, 1st October 2019

Cherry v AG for Scotland, Part I: Is a No-Deal Brexit Necessarily Implied?

In anticipation of the decision of the Supreme Court in Cherry/Miller, this series considers the Scottish challenge to the Prime MInister's decision to prorogue Parliament. This is the first part of the series, which considers the decision of the Outer House of Scottish Court of Session

18:00, 23rd September 2019

The Right Call? Defining "Use of a Phone" While Driving

The High Court recently handed down a judgment on what constitutes "using" a mobile phone while driving. The effect of the case is clear, but the judgment itself is not so clear in its reasoning, and may create unnecessary difficulties for prosecutors in motoring cases.

11:00, 17th September 2019

Sentencing Reform: Should We Scrap Short Sentences?

British prisons are increasingly overcrowded and underfunded. Senior figures at the Ministry of Justice have suggested a reform of sentencing laws might help to ease overcrowding and better rehabilitate prisoners by restricting short prison sentences - but would it actually work?

11:00, 10th September 2019

Jury Confidentiality Rules: Protector of Honesty or Enabler of Injustice?

Jury confidentiality rules, preventing the disclosure or solicitation of details of jury deliberations in any criminal trial, achieve many legitimate purposes. However, many judges have had to ignore glaring accusations of jury misconduct as a result, risking serious miscarriages of justice.

11:00, 30th July 2019

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