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Ratana, custody

The shooting of Sgt. Ratana: How could this happen in custody?

Simon Spence, QC at Red Lion Chambers, analyses the custody situation that led to the loss of Sgt. Matiu Ratana on 25 September.
human rights defenders, COVID-19

The consequences of a global pandemic on human rights defenders

Nishat spoke to Ed O’Donovan, Head of Protection at Front Line Defenders, to dissect pandemic obstacles faced by human rights defenders - especially Indigenous communities in Brazil.
medical application of CBD, covid

COVID is shifting the conversation about the medical application of CBD

Hannah Deacon, co-founder of Maple Tree Consultancy, explores how COVID is elevating and shaping the medical application of CBD.
Quality of medicinal cannabis, purely plant

Ensuring a high and reproducible quality of medicinal cannabis

Renata Mala, PharmD, Chairman of Purely Plant GmbH, underlines the importance of ensuring high and reproducible quality when it comes to medicinal cannabis.
regulatory preparedness, european

Nanotechnology: Modern innovation demands regulatory preparedness in risk governance

Monique Groenewold discusses how modern innovation requires regulatory preparedness in risk governance, especially for nanotechnology.
health and social care, visa

U-turn for health and social care: From clapping to clamping down on border control

Alex Christen, Immigration lawyer at Capital Law, investigates the future employment regulations of overseas workers in health and social care.
import of medical cannabis, drug

The import of medical cannabis: Germany and the Netherlands

Kathleen Denoodt continues to enlighten us on the subject of medical cannabis, particularly imports to Germany and the Netherlands.
sustainable development, algorithm

Unregulated use of AI is threat to sustainable development

New research suggests that the use of Artificial Intelligence could pose a threat to sustainable development when unregulated.
CBD and hemp, Lifescience Legal Design

Lifescience Legal Design

Here, Lifescience Legal Design discuss the legal status of CBD and hemp in the European Union.
domestic abuse

Legal aid barriers for victims of domestic abuse

Lucinda Holliday, partner and head of family & divorce at Blaser Mills Law, highlights the need to end legal aid barriers for domestic violence victims and what you should do if you cannot access support.
offenders with mental disorders

New guidance provided for sentencing offenders with mental disorders

Daniel Jackson, Solicitor at BCL Solicitors LLP, reviews the recently published sentencing guideline for offenders with mental disorders, developmental disorders or neurological impairments, which is effective from 1 October 2020.
working overseas

The implications of ‘working from home’ overseas

Member firms of Ius Laboris, examine the various issues, such as tax, social security, immigration and the employment implications employers should consider before agreeing to an employee’s request to work from home when ‘home’ is not in the UK.
contemporary black activism, racism

How is contemporary Black activism reshaping itself?

Dr Monia Dal Checco, specialist in contemporary African American literature, discusses the power of contemporary Black activism via #BlackLivesMatter.
british justice system, US system

A view from the Bar: Race and the British justice system

Paula Rhone-Adrien, leading Family law Barrister, explores the implicit bias of race and the British justice system.
return to work

Employment law: What do employers need to know before employees return to work?

Karen Holden, Founder of A City Law Firm, discusses the employment law issues facing employers and what policies should be put in place to protect employee welfare before they return to work.
trial by jury, covid

Trial by jury in a time of pandemic

Simon Spence, QC at Red Lion Chambers, explains the need for trial by jury in a time of global pandemic.
UK whistleblower policy, susan kramer

Senior politicians propose UK whistleblower policy reform

On 10 July, Baroness Susan Kramer and Kevin Hollinrake MP will discuss UK whistleblower policy reform that is aiming to strengthen protections.
racial discrimination, one young world

Young activists do not trust their Government on racial discrimination

Research from One Young World’s global network shows that 74% of their Peace Ambassadors do not believe racial discrimination will be changed by their politicians.
domestic abuse, family courts

How the ‘major overhaul’ of the family courts aims to protect domestic abuse victims

Lucinda Holliday, head of family and divorce at Blaser Mills Law, discusses what the new overhaul of how the family courts deal with horrific crimes includes and how it will help protect those impacted by domestic abuse.
protecting children, digital

Rising to the challenge of protecting children in a digital world

In this in-depth analysis, PRIVO highlights the real solutions for protecting children online.

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