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Internet Regulation: How Far Should States Go in Regulating Online Content?

As the internet grows and develops, states are becoming more aware of the potential for harm in allowing unregulated transmissions of information across it. How far should states go in regulating this content without infringing on individual liberties - and do they even have the technology to do so?

11:00, 18th August 2020

Coronavirus Act 2020: What is a Reasonable Response to a Pandemic?

The Coronavirus Act 2020 was rushed through Parliament in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic with little scrutiny at the time. This piece examines the Act's delegated powers, sometimes-vague drafting, and inconsistent enforcement, and ultimately asks how effective a response it really is.

11:00, 7th July 2020

Coronavirus and the ECHR: Should the UK Trigger Article 15?

The UK government has already taken dramatic steps to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic, and may have to go further in the coming months. Derogating from the European Convention on Human Rights through Article 15 may in fact be the best way to protect fundamental rights during the crisis.

11:00, 31st March 2020

Coronavirus and the IHR: Safeguarding Human Rights in a Crisis

The International Health Regulations (IHR) are intended to aid in an international health crisis while safeguarding human rights. However, as the coronavirus pandemic pushes governments to more and more draconian measures, the IHR appear increasingly insufficient for the task at hand.

12:00, 24th March 2020

Welsh Law: A New Jurisdiction for Wales?

In 2020, the National Assembly for Wales will become the Welsh Parliament as the Wales Act 2017 come into force. With Welsh lawmakers set to be given greater powers and autonomy, has the time come to separate Welsh law from English law?

12:00, 11th February 2020

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

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

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