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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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#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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