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Shifting the Place of Social Security: Blog by Jed Meers, Joint-Winner of the 2016 Poster Prize

Jed Meers is a PhD student at York Law School, looking at housing law and welfare reform.   Shifting the Place of Social Security: Blog by Joint-Winner of the 2016 Poster Prize   Academic posters still receive some mixed press. So much so, a Routledge Handbook published earlier this year dedicates a chapter to asking,…

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Statement Regarding the Society’s Annual Conference Dinner

The speaker at the annual conference dinner of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) in Oxford on Wednesday September 7 was the Right Honourable Michael Gove MP. The invitation on behalf of the SLS was made and accepted when he was Minister of Justice and Lord Chancellor (and months before the EU referendum campaigns had…

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News: Legal Studies Android App

The Android version of the Legal Studies app is available to download for free on Google Play. The link below will take you to its page within the Google Play app store. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wiley.jas.lest The guide on how to access LEST content via either app has been updated and is available on the journal homepage.

Latest @UKSupremeCourt Judgments

The Supreme Court has decided two cases today. In R (on the application of Ismail) (Respondent) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] UKSC 37 (https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/docs/uksc-2013-0160-judgment.pdf), the Court holds that, on the facts, service of a foreign judgment under section 1 of the Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 would not amount to a possible breach of art…

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Two New Decisions of the UK Supreme Court: Summary for Members

The UK Supreme Court yesterday gave two judgments. In this post, a new proposed series, we offer a brief summary of the decisions on the basis that they may be of interest to members of the Society. R (on the application of Bancoult (No 2)) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs [2016]…

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Blog Post from the new Editors of Legal Studies @legalscholars

The editorial responsibilities of Legal Studies will be moving to a new Board located at the University of Manchester’s School of Law.  Its membership consists of:  Professor Margot Brazier, OBE, QC (hon.), FBA; Dr Elaine Dewhurst; Professor Nicola Glover-Thomas; Dr Philip Handler; Professor Robert Thomas; and Dr Bruce Wardhaugh.  Nicola Glover-Thomas will serve as Editor-in-Chief,…

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.@UKSupremeCourt to hand down six judgments this week

Our members will be interested in the wide range of decisions to be handed down by the UK Supreme Court this week https://www.supremecourt.uk/news/future-judgments.html (1) NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV (Respondent) v Cargill International SA (Appellant) (2) Airtours Holidays Transport Limited (Appellant) v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Respondent) (3) In the matter of an…

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Upcoming events at IALS

Upcoming events at IALS Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR a) Date: Tuesday 22 March, 16,  16.00 – 17.30 Title: “Banking Regulation and Environmental Sustainability” Speaker: Professor Kern Alexander Website: http://www.sas.ac.uk/support-research/public-events/2016/banking-regulation-and-environmental-sustainability BOOKING:  This event is FREE but advance booking is requested.  Please click here to book http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/banking-regulation-and-environmental-sustainability-tickets-21570674468 ….. b) Date: …

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“The Euro-Crisis as a Multi-Dimensional Systemic Failure of the EU”, Cambridge, 31 March – 1 April

The Euro-Crisis as a Multi-Dimensional Systemic Failure of the EU 2 Day Conference, Centre for European Legal Studies, University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law Date: 31 March – 1 April 2016 The Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS) is organising a multidisciplinary conference exploring the many crises the EU faces. The theme of the conference…

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“The International Law of Military Operations: Mapping the Field” Exeter, 21-3 June 2016

University of Exeter International Society for Military Law and the Law of War and Exeter Law School CALL FOR PAPERS The International Law of Military Operations: Mapping the Field Date: 21–23 June 2016 Venue: Exeter, United Kingdom http://www.opslaw.co.uk/conference Call for Papers deadline: 8th April 2016 Please direct any queries concerning the submission of proposals for…

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