Month: February 2018

Police Blanket Immunity Overruled?

On 21st February, the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed an appeal by the police over an earlier ruling that they would be liable for their failings in investigations involving John Worboy’s victims. Lord Kerr in Commissioner of the Police […]

  Uncategorised 26 February 2018  

#UoGLawTrip18 – A Review

After a busy week for the international field trip, students have taken the time to reflect on the trip and provide some of their views and insights into the institutions we visited.  A jam-packed schedule meant we were […]

  Uncategorised 22 February 2018  

And we are off again!

Yesterday, a group of Level 5 Law students left for Dover ahead of a week long European trip. Whilst on the trip, we will visit various European and regional institutions and will keep the blog updated throughout the […]

  Uncategorised 12 February 2018  

Oxford graduate loses £1m claim against University

If you get a 2:1 instead of the desired First, and as a result have to consider alternative career paths, can you sue the University for negligent teaching?  The High Court ruled not in a long-awaited judgment given […]

  Uncategorised 9 February 2018  

Caveat emptor- buyer beware in the 21st century

The internet wise twenty first century consumer buying goods or services might think that this is just an arcane phrase, a remainder  from the days before the consumer had extensive statutory protection.  But  this is not always the […]

  Uncategorised 8 February 2018  

The future of legal process & social media

There has been much controversy about the use of social media and it’s impact upon the application and enforcement of the law. Just this week, Katie Price appeared in Parliament after a petition was launched to make social media abuse […]

  Uncategorised 7 February 2018