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Do non-disclosure agreements have a place in the era of #MeToo?

The non-disclosure agreement (NDA) has recently found itself at the forefront of media and political attention in the wake of the #MeToo movement. This movement initially exposed some of Hollywood’s deepest and darkest secrets, where it gained serious…

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Treatment of Uighur Muslims in China: How can the world answer?

International crimes and human rights abuses, particularly when targeted against one group of people, are of global significance and notice. Atrocities such as the Armenian genocide, the Holocaust and more recently, the persecution of the Rohingya Muslims in…

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Q&A on Brexit with Richard Graham, MP for Gloucester

Richard Graham, MP for Gloucester for the Conservative Party participated in an insightful and interactive Q&A on Brexit with the School of Law students chaired by Mauro Pucheta, Lecturer in Law, at the School of Business and Technology,…

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First birth from a deceased womb donor

The news broke in early December that the first baby had born following a womb transplant from a deceased donor. Dr Natasha Hammond-Browning was interviewed by BBC News 24 about this medical development. The recipient of the womb…

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What is Your Future Plan?

With a  Your Future Plan Week commencing 22nd October, now is the perfect time to think about your career goals and aspirations. Whether you want to qualify as a lawyer or are interested in non-legal routes, the sessions…

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Extending Civil Partnerships to Heterosexual Couples: Where are we now?

The concept of civil partnerships extending to heterosexual couples has been prevalent in the news lately – firstly, as a result of the Steinfield and Keidan case, and secondly, due to the recent announcement from Theresa May of…

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New building, New term

Last week, the Law School, along with some of our fellow courses, moved into the new Business School at Oxstalls Campus. The £16 million building has been purpose built to enhance teaching & learning for students, incorporating learning…

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And it’s time for the Level 6 students to leave us

Below is a open letter written by Kimberly, who has provided us with regular articles for the blog throughout her Level 6 studies: Just past noon on the 5th of June 2018, we just finished our three-hour long…

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The Environment in the CJEU: Recent developments

In the last few months, there have been three separate actions before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) regarding the environment, specifically air pollution requirements and the logging of UNESCO World Heritage site, the Bialowieza…

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Law students take part in mock mediation run by Cotswold Barristers

Towards the end of last term, Charles King, Margaret Young and Lise Seager of Cotswold Barristers came to the University of Gloucestershire to give law students an opportunity to take part in a mock mediation exercise. Mediation is…

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