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The Netflix show “Pepsi, Where’s My Jet?” has had audiences captured with its retelling of the US case of Leonard v Pepsico Inc. But how would this be decided under English Contract Law?

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December 2022 marked the 100 year anniversary of the first woman, Carrie Morrison, being admitted as a solicitor of England and Wales, following the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 which...

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On 17 August 2022 the mandatory retirement age of the judiciary increased from 70 to 75 to reflect the move in society where people are now working longer, and so not to lose the experienced...

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Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) sentences were introduced by New Labour Home Secretary Lord Blunkett in 2005. These were only to be imposed for 96 of the most serious violent or sexual...

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As outlined in this BBC news article the former Prime Minister, Liz Truss, halted the proposed reform to the Human Rights Act 1998 just before its Second Reading.

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The introduction of the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) from 2022 is the biggest shake-up to the training of the legal profession seen for nearly 30 years, taking over from the Legal Practice...

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This week, the Tate Modern won a landmark case on the issue of privacy. The case was brought by residents of a nearby tower block, who complained that visitors to the Tate Modern used the viewing...

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The right to respect for a private and family life ought, in principle, to be applied in the same way for all parents. However, as is often the case in law, there are times where this does not...

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In 2009, French police issued a court order to a telephone operator, to gather records of incoming and outgoing calls and details of cell towers that could be used to track the location of mobile...

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This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. The UNDHR was adopted by the United Nations in 1948 and is the foundation upon which the European Convention on...

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Deaths occur in custody in the UK, whether as a direct result of injuries caused by others, or by suicide. In 2017, 23 people in the UK died whilst in custody, although in some cases this was due...

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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 for many...

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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 - Article 8, the right to respect...

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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 try to ensure...

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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" to ensure that the right to life is...

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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....

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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). Technology...

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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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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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