Maud Kadye looks at the horrific decision to use chemical weapons in Syria and what laws this choice violates while also discussing the possible legal resolutions such as military intervention by countries such as the USA and how this could possibly be sanctioned by the United Nations.
Robert Bradshaw gives us an insight into competing for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, which he undertook whilst on his year abroad in Germany.
In this first article in a two-part series on the legal aid reforms, Alistair Henwood comprehensively sets out Justice Secretary Chris Grayling’s plans to amend the rules on legal aid and what it will mean for lawyers working in the affected areas. Part two will be published on Thursday 19th September.
Karina Rooney gives a list of her top 10 legal academics to follow on Twitter while explaining why each of them is useful and what area of law they practice in along with what they predominantly tweet about.
Alasdair Farrell provides an insight into the work done in the Witness Service branch of Victim Support and the benefits for students contemplating becoming volunteers at the charity.
Gemma Smith gives us a brief history of Legal Aid while then going on to assess the impact that the recent Legal Aid cuts will have on family related legal matters, and in turn children who are exposed to the knock on effects of this, such as the lasting psychological damage.
In this second article in a two-part series on the legal aid reforms, Alistair Henwood continues his examination of Justice Secretary Chris Grayling’s legal aid reforms and what it will mean for legal aid providers and lawyers working in the affected areas.
Shannon Revel provides an overview of the laws surrounding commercial and lethal whaling and examines whether the Japanese research programme “JARPA II” actually constitutes commercial whaling.
Sarah Dowswell provides an insight into life as an Australian law student and her experience in studying at the University of Western Sydney.