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Academic Research International Law

Is Frontex and Dublin III the solution to the Channel migrant crisis?

Irregular migration – principally the stream of migrants seeking to enter the UK on small boats – looks set to be a key focal point in the forthcoming general election. The Prime Minister has made ‘stopping the boats’ a key pledge for 2023 – and one of the Government’s proposed solutions is the enactment of […]

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Academic Research Commercial Law

Coventry Law Journal

The first issue of the 28th volume of the Coventry Law Journal will be published in July 2023 and will be available on Westlaw. It will contain a variety of articles, recent developments, case notes, book reviews, as well as work from students. In the meantime, here is a  draft piece on Nigerian consumer rights law, written by […]

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Academic Research Public Law

No ID? No vote! Voter ID comes to Great Britain

The passing of the Elections Act 2022 means that individuals in Great Britain will be required to show photographic identification when voting at polling stations in some elections from May 2023. Ben Stanford explores the issues arising from the changes and suggests that rushing the introduction of voter ID in Great Britain is indicative of a wider pattern of recent democratic backsliding. 

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Academic Research International Law

Outer Space: a possible save haven?

Outer space may become a place of succor or hiding to suspects who wish to evade prosecution and possible sentence for offences committed on earth. Many who are not aware of the prospect of outer space being a final frontier may seek to underplay what the environment has to offer to humans. The pristine environment […]

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Spill the Afternoon Tea – making the most of opportunities to network at Law School

Law student, Manisha Kumar, discusses her experience of ‘Spill the Afternoon Tea Sessions,’ part of the the ‘Raising the Bar’ Scheme at Coventry Law School. Manisha also gives her top 5 tips on how to get the most out of a STAT session.

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Academic Research Public Law

Getting rid of the Human Rights Act and ‘European’ human rights law

Dr Steve Foster examines the government’s recent proposals to repealing the Human Rights Act 1998

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Academic Research Public Law

Asylum Seekers, the Government’s Rwandan policy and the Domestic and European Courts

Dr Steve Foster examines the legal battle in both the domestic courts and the Strasbourg Court over the legality of sending asylum seekers to Rwanda.

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Academic Research Public Law

How I Changed the Law

Dr Stuart MacLennan describes how a chance conversation with a former councillor led to him proposing changes to the law.

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Academic Research

The Little Red Schoolbook re-visited. Re-inventing fairy tales, public morals and free speech

Dr Steve Foster looks at the upcoming Grand Chamber hearing in Macatė v Lithuania, which will consider the legality of a domestic ban on a children’s book with Article 10 of the ECHR

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Academic Research Public Law

Protection of journalistic sources versus the investigation of terrorism: Chris Mullin’s victory for press freedom

Dr Steve Foster notes a recent decision upholding the fundamental right of journalists to protect its sources