Case Law Updates

November 11, 2019

Women’s Pension Ages: The Legal Battle

The government has won a recent legal battle over the change in pension ages for women. A campaign pressure groups including Women Against State Pension Inequality […]
November 11, 2019

Who is the new UKSC president

By Eliza Liddicott The UK Supreme Court has been dominating the news recently, with the September Prorogation ruling reinforcing the power of the justices and their […]
October 17, 2019

Abortion Law: The Current Picture

By Hannah Forsyth Abortion is a controversial area of law in many countries worldwide. Attitudes have changed dramatically over the past century and many countries are […]
October 16, 2019

How is the law combatting “Fake News”?

With the rise of social media platforms, fake news feels like a new phenomenon. It has, however, existed for centuries. Back in the first century BC, […]
October 3, 2019

Who pays for climate change?

Global warming and the human contribution to climate change is a contentious issue, currently taking centre stage in both the legal and political spheres. Though many […]
September 22, 2019

Fintech focus: what is blockchain and how is a legal framework developing around it?

Fintech is the hot word in the world of business at the moment. The number of “Unicorns”(which refers to a fintech firm that is valued at […]
September 18, 2019

Assisted Dying: the Current Cases

Since the landmark case of Pretty v UK[1], several other cases have been brought to the UK Courts which have highlighted the conflict between UK Law […]
September 17, 2019

Sex testing in athletics: the key cases

In the ancient Olympic Games, only men were allowed to compete except for equestrian events. After being excluded from the first modern Olympics in 1896, Charlotte […]
September 11, 2019

Assisted dying: how we got to where we are today

It is thought that the ancient Greeks and Romans believed it was better to voluntarily end a life rather than endure any further suffering. Later many […]