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Weekend Edition: Week of October 14th

Weekend Edition: Week of October 14th
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Monday

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Image courtesy of abhisheksrivastava on Flickr under the Creative Commons Licence.

Niqabs in Court: Religion and the Rule of Law

Shannon Revel discusses the judgment by Judge Murphy at Blackfriars Crown Court that considers the use of face coverings during criminal trials and the implications those may have for the freedom of religion.

Tuesday

 

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Image courtesy of Tulane Public Relations on Flickr under the Creative Commons Licence.

Crime: Liability for Omissions

Charlotte Burmby provides an overview of the criminal law on omissions and the situations in which a crime can be committed by omission.

 

Freshfields

Commercial Awareness Series (Part 1): What Is It?

In this first of a four part series on commercial awareness, Paige Jones explains what exactly the concept means in relation to your future clients.

 

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Image courtesy of DAEllis on Flickr under the Creative Commons Licence.

Overcoming Problem Grades

Kayleigh Williams provides advice on how to tackle poor or less than satisfactory grades, and ways of standing out to employers outside of academic performance.

Wednesday

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Image courtesy of Wiertz Sébastien on Flickr under a Creative Commons Licence

An Introduction to Trust Law: Equitable Maxims

Charlotte Burmby provides an introduction to trust law through an exploration of the 14 equitable maxims which are used today.

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Image courtesy of Baddog_ on Flickr under the Creative Commons License.

Legal Blogging – Why is it so Important?

Karina Rooney takes a look at the world of legal blogging and gives us her tips on how to best start up your own. These include what issues you should consider writing about, how to set your blog out and also some very important do’s and don’ts about the content of your blog.

Thursday

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Image courtesy of ErnestDuffoo on Flickr under the Creative Commons License.

Interview: Associate Head of the School of Law, Accounting and Finance

Gemma Smith interviews Karen Jones, the associate head of the School of Law, Accounting and Finance at the University of South Wales, for an insight into her role which includes the steps she took to get to her current position as well as providing some tips in relation to securing work experience.

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Image courtesy of brian.ch on Flickr under the Creative Commons License.

Introduction to the Arms Trade Treaty 2013 

Maud Kadye gives us an overview of the Arms Trade Treaty 2013 and looks at the problems of implementing such a treaty.

Friday

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Image courtesy of martinhoward on Flick under the Creative Commons License.

Interview: LPC Lecturer

Gemma Smith interviews Sarah Grabham an LPC lecturer at the University of South Wales to found out how she got to her current position and what steps she took along the way. Her interview also includes advice and tips on people who are not currently sure what career path they want to take.

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Image courtesy of joo0ey on Flickr under the Creative Commons Licence.

War Crimes: the ICRC and Video Games

Maud Kadye evaluates the International Committee of the Red Cross’ venture into the world of video games and their proposal to use games as an educational tool for war crimes.

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