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April 2, 2020

Reflection on Trump’s Impeachment

The media closely watched the impeachment of President Donald Trump. But what does his acquittal mean for the upcoming United States presidential election?
March 24, 2020
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How is COVID-19 Affecting the UK’s Economy?

TSL looks at how COVID-19 is affecting the UK economy and the government's efforts to keep businesses and workers afloat.
March 21, 2020

Ineffectiveness of Corporate Governance: The convenient shortcomings of modern regulation of business organisations

States are reluctant to intervene in today's capitalist markets. The reality of corporate failures, which do not only impact the company and its shareholders but negatively affect employees, local communities and other stakeholders make the call for more stringent regulation increasingly urgent. This article outlines the role that corporate governance plays in the regulatory framework of business organisations.
March 17, 2020
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Coronavirus and the UK Legal System at a Glance

The Student Lawyer looks at the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has affected different aspects of the UK legal industry.
March 6, 2020

Facebook’s ‘No Fact-Checking’ Policy in Political Advertising

The increasing importance of digital platforms in political participation raises the question of the rules on such advertising online. Facebook continues to highlight its unwillingness to fact-check political campaigns that take place on the platform. What are the risks of allowing this trend?
March 1, 2020

Disability Discrimination and the Equality Act 2010

There is still a lot to improve in the legal protection of the most vulnerable groups. As much as society has progressed towards eliminating discrimination, some cases seem to receive very little attention. This article details the issue of disability discrimination and the current regulatory response.
February 26, 2020
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The Legal Tech Race: How Law Firms are Harnessing the Latest Innovations

As any student lawyer will know, legal tech is an increasingly important area for law firms looking to stand out in the competitive legal services market. […]
February 24, 2020

Votes at 16 – at what age should we cast a vote?

Eliza Liddicott considers the pro and cons of lowering the voting age in the UK.
February 20, 2020
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Making it Public: When Law Firms List on the Stock Market

TSL takes a look at the handful of law firms in the UK who have chosen to go public, taking advantage of the Legal Services Act 2007 to list themselves on the stockmarket.