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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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#RepealTheEighth or #SaveTheEighth

Tomorrow, Ireland will go to the polls in order to vote on whether or not to repeal the current law on abortion. According to the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland, there is an equal right to…

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New exam, Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE), progresses with an amber light

This March, the Legal Services Board (LSB),  which is responsible for overseeing 10 separate professional governing bodies, including the Solicitors Regulation Authority and (SRA) and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), gave approval for a new qualifying regime…

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Is Driving Someone to Euthanasia Murder?

On 23rd September 2015, Van Dongen’s former partner, Berlinah Wallace, threw a glass of sulphuric acid into his face. He was taken into hospital and suffered physically and mentally. Fifteen months after the attack, Mr Van Dongen travelled…

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THE ROHINGYA STORY: NOT OVER YET

News coverage of the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar has slowly died down within the last three or so months. However, it has been reported that within the last few days, Rohingya Muslims are slowly returning to Myanmar. However,…

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A diary of a week in Vietnam

In March, a group of 11 second year law students travelled to Ho Chi Minh city for a week to experience the culture and legal regime of Vietnam.  In amongst various cultural trips, including the Mekong Delta, Cu…

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LEVIES: THE SOLUTION TO POLLUTION

Everyone should be somewhat familiar with the 5p charge on plastic bags, or more formally, the levy imposed by the Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015. Large businesses, which are defined as retailers who have 250…

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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…

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#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…

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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…

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