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The right to protest peacefully, without fear of criminal prosecution, is a fundamental part of living in a democracy. Acts of civil disobedience have led to an improvement in rights...

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Should Peaceful Protesters Face Criminal Charges?
3rd December 2018

Do We Have A Right To Die?

The right to decide when your own life should end is a controversial one. Some believe that the right to decide your own fate should be protected under the ECHR...

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Do We Have A Right To Die?

When using Google, or any other search engine, do you expect the top search results to be the most informative and objective sources of information? They claim that their algorithms...

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Do Search Engines Promote Or Restrict Freedom Of Expression?

In Article 2 of the ECHR, the right to life is described with reasonable clarity. What is not so clear, though, is whether or not the state has a "positive duty"...

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How Far Does The State Have A "Positive Duty" To Uphold The Right To Life?

Recent and ongoing developments in the use of artificial intelligence in consumer goods and services has been highlighted as potentially unsafe, according to leading human rights campaigners. Smart devices, social...

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How Artificial Intelligence Could Be Violating Our Human Rights

The right to respect for private and family life, as defined in Article 8 of the European Convention On Human Rights, is under threat from the use of artificial intelligence (AI)....

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Does Predictive Policing Restrict Our Human Rights?

The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill, which is about to go through the Committee Stage in the House of Lords, has received substantial criticism from human rights advocates.

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Are Human Rights At Stake In The Counter-Terrorism And Border Security Bill?

With critical analysis you must discuss the criticisms, describe the proposals for reforms and show if/how these might reduce or eliminate those criticisms. This is how you might use...

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AQA LAW03 Critical Analysis: Murder - Reform Proposals

A recent case where a defendant was spared jail – then imprisoned after gloating about it on Facebook, highlights recklessness.

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​Facebook Gloating Increases Sentence.

It’s true to say that delegated legislation is not the most exciting of legal areas, but it’s an important topic to know about - there’s a huge...

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Delegated Legislation and Parliamentary Law Making - How Do They Compare?

Recent weeks have seen a lot in the news about the EU and our relationship with it - but what exactly is the EU? 

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A legal lowdown of the European Union (EU)
9th February 2016

Michael Gove Goes to Prison

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It's ok. Don't worry. Michael Gove, the Justice Secretary, is only making a fleeting visit to a new prison. However, this Channel 4 video which follows Gove provides a useful introduction...

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Michael Gove Goes to Prison

Here's a great technique for answering those tough criminal law scenario questions for non-fatal offences.

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How to Tackle Scenario Questions in Criminal Law

Teaching isn't easy. There are no simple solutions, no monopoly on what works best. But our new Professional Teacher channel will help take some of the strain.

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Introducing The Professional Teacher

We checked the store room just now and found a few pristine copies of the full delegate resource folder for WOW! Law 2014!  The folder is packed with superb, timeless...

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WOW! Law 2014 Teaching Resource Folders

Over 100 A Level & BTEC Law teachers joined us for WOW! Law 2015. We've still got few of the bumper delegate resource folders left - which can now be ordered at a...

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WOW! Law 2015 Teaching Resource Folders
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Some great footage captured by CCTV in this short Telegraph video which showcases five examples of pensioners who took on criminals.

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Meet the New Crime Fighting Force - Senior Citizens
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Forensic scientists have devised a test that examines blood samples left at crime scenes to predict the age of crime suspects to within four years. 

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Can DNA Help Predict a Suspect's Age?
22nd January 2016

Law Teachers! We Want You!

We’re a passionate bunch dedicated to sharing our knowledge, publishing a wealth of amazing, free resources every day for teachers and students via our blogs.

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Law Teachers! We Want You!
17th December 2015

The Justice System in Japan

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A fascinating video insight here from the Economist into the justice system in Japan.

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The Justice System in Japan

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