human rights

September 28, 2020

Long Read: How much longer are our constitutional rights safe? A discussion of the review into judicial review

This article demystifies the importance of judicial review and looks at the current controversy surrounding the recently launched independent panel. Judicial review reflects many fundamental legal, as well as political, principles, such as the rule of law. Read this article for a detailed commentary on the general significance, links to human rights and current events related to judicial review.
September 14, 2020

Can domestic legislation combat human trafficking following Britain’s departure from the European Union?

Ultra-fast fashion has devastating impacts upon the environment, having adverse effects on everything from water consumption, waste generation to horrid working conditions in offshore facilities. Is financial success the real evidence of prosperity in today's world?
September 14, 2020

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 31st August

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August 24, 2020

The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 17th August

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August 18, 2020

BLM Series: Reasonable force, or police brutality?

In light of the recent events, the use of force by police has been put into the forefront of the reform debate. However, it seems to be a struggle to answer the most crucial question for advancing the discussion: What is unreasonable use of force and what amounts to police brutality?
August 14, 2020

BLM Series: Human rights lessons

This article of the series re-visits the concept of fundamental human rights and the potential inequities in their application. The meaning of 'fundamental' seems to be interpreted incoherently, not only degrading the purpose of human rights themselves but also depriving certain groups of protection that others find essential and automatic. Read this article to learn more and reflect upon your own privilege.
August 6, 2020
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The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 3rd August

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July 27, 2020

Legal Protection and the Coronavirus: What defence is available to the insufficient medical care in times of emergency?

The inadequate medical care provided during the coronavirus crisis in the United Kingdom has attracted a lot of debate, especially in comparison to the responses of other countries. And so, the field of medical negligence may be facing another challenging task of drawing the line between mere unpreparedness in an unprecedented situation and grossly insufficient care, amounting to negligence.
June 24, 2020

Modern Slavery: Slave contracts, human and labour rights

Slavery is not a thing of the past. The modern form of slavery is exemplified in the contractual drafting practices and particularly observable in the entertainment industry, among others. Read this article to challenge some current legal procedures and reflect on the expanding definition of slavery.