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The future of the judiciary: Rising above efficiency

Prof Michal Alberstein, PI of the European Research Council-funded project ‘Judicial Conflict Resolution’, discusses her view on the future of the judicial role.
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The Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the EU: The linguistic aspect

Dr Karen McAuliffe, PI on the European Research Council funded project ‘Law and Language at the European Court of Justice’, discusses the impact of language and multilingualism on the role of Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union.
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Opportunity in chaos: How businesses can prepare for Brexit Britain

Alan Laing talks about Yellowhammer implications on tech companies and how businesses could prepare for Brexit Britain.
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Modern slavery: Brexit threatens to worsen conditions

Here, Harry Sanders from the Immigration Advice Service explains how Brexit is poised to worsen the existence of modern slavery in the UK.
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UK Supreme Court: PM Johnson’s prorogue ruled unlawful

In a much-anticipated decision, the UK Supreme Court has ruled that Boris Johnson’s parliamentary prorogue is unlawful.
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US law criminalises sex workers for discussing work online

The law criminalises sex workers writing about their lives, discussing health and safety issues and for journalists reporting on sex work.
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New report reveals extent of exploitation in Qatar

New research by Amnesty International published reveals migrant exploitation in Qatar are going unpaid despite promises to improve workers’ rights.
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How can you support gender identity in the workplace?

Research found that 60% of transgender employees face workplace discrimination and half felt they had to hide: So what can be done to support gender identity at work?
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Human rights law requires countries to cut carbon emissions

Five UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies warn that States must act to cut carbon emissions or be in breach of their obligations.
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Procurement: Making bench contracts work

David Mann, Managing Director, dxw digital shares his expert thoughts on making bench contracts work, including the UK Government’s G-Cloud and Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS) frameworks.
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Researchers want video game loot boxes to be recognised as gambling

University of York academics contributed to a House of Commons report calling for video game loot boxes to be regulated under gambling law and to stop selling them to young people.
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Brexit ‘mini-deal’ can prevent Operation Yellowhammer, says NHS Confederation

Today (12 September) the NHS Confederation responded to the publication of Operation Yellowhammer, a document describing alarming food and medicine shortages after Brexit.
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Preventing workplace sexual harassment

The #MeToo movement has changed the cultural landscape and increased the need for employer focus on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.
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NHS calls for crackdown on sales of 25 inch knives

A leading trauma surgeon has led the call for more to be done to restrict the sale of harmful 25-inch knives to help prevent violent crime.
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Bangladesh: Clampdown on Rohingya freedom

Human Rights Watch say Bangladesh should end restrictions on Rohingya freedom of movement and access to the internet.
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Brexit uncertainty creates new human rights problems

The on-going Brexit uncertainty poses serious human rights issues, Amnesty International said today.
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The consistent application of data protection rules throughout the EU

Andrea Jelinek, Chair of European Data Protection Board, spoke to Open Access Government about data protection rules throughout the European Union, including the use of personal data during election campaigns.
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UK law to stop social media circulation of “revenge porn”

The Department of Justice is beginning a 3-year review of laws, to ensure that "revenge porn" victims are protected and technologies such as Twitter are fully considered.
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The European Court of Justice and consumer protection

Trevor Tayleur, Associate Professor and Head of Design and Assessment at The University of Law, explains the work of the European Court of Justice and their work around consumer protection.
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Marine Conservation Zones: Protecting our seas

Here, Joan Edwards, Director of Living Seas at The Wildlife Trusts shares her thoughts on the UK government announcement of 41 new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs).

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