Big tech firms play a central role in the lifestyle of people in the 21st century. Legislators, acknowledging their power, now tighten their operations through antitrust laws. This article details the impact of such legislative shifts on the big tech firms themselves.
In one of the previous articles, The Student Lawyer looked at the rise in environmental regulation. Now, we focus on the real-life needs for a change in practices and norms, to adapt to the changing perception of human impact on the environment.
The prorogation of the sessions of the Parliament has been a widely debated topic, due to the decision of Boris Johnson opt for prorogation concerning the passing of his Brexit deal. This article goes beyond these recent events and explains the behind-the-scenes of the interaction between law and politics in this area.
Five years ago, a privatisation programme of the National Probation Services was introduced. Today, after some catastrophic cases, we see the needed renationalisation, as the private sector failed to combine the protection of people and profit generation.