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Same-sex marriages and human rights in the Cayman Islands

Dr Steve Foster examines a recent Privy Council case on constitutional interpretation and compliance with human rights

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Academic Research

Stateless Children: International Surrogacy and the War in Ukraine

Rebecca Gladwin-Geoghegan comments on the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on international surrogacy arrangements and the children born out of them.

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Academic Research Public Law

Public protest, police powers and proportionality

Dr Steve Foster examines a recent decision of the High Court that highlights the importance of using proportionality in human rights disputes, here in the context of restricting peaceful protest

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Academic Research Public Law

Why are pregnant women in prison?

Rona Epstein, Honorary Research Fellow at Coventry Law School, explains her recent research into why pregnant women are incarcerated and offers suggestions as to alternative sanctions for criminal behaviour in those who are pregnant.

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Academic Research Commercial Law

Spanish Anti-avoidance Tax Law Violates EU Treaties

Dr Stuart MacLennan discusses a recent decision of the Court of Justice of the EU on Spanish rules designed to combat tax avoidance.

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Academic Research Public Law

Police investigations, expectations of privacy and press freedom

Dr Steve Foster explores the implications of the recent Supreme Court decision in Bloomberg LP v ZXC [2022] UKSC 5 on an individual’s privacy and reputation interests, press freedom and investigative journalism.

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Academic Research International Law

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: An Unjustifiable Breach of International Law

Dr Andrew Jones examines the extent to which Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine amounts to a violation of international law.

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Academic Research Public Law

The rule of law is not rocket science: just follow the law!

Dr Steve Foster reports on another case of the courts reminding the government to follow the rule of law: Craig v HM Advocate [2022] UKSC 6

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Academic Research Public Law

Religious sensibilities, free speech and condom adverts

Dr Steve Foster, Associate Professor in Law at Coventry University, examines a rare decision of the European Court that upholds freedom of expression over religious sensibilities.

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Academic Research Private Law Public Law

Medical Negligence, Human Rights and the Duty to Protect

Rebecca Gladwin-Geoghegan and Dr Steve Foster comment on the recent decision in Traylor v Kent and Medway NHS Social Care Partnership Trust [2022] EWHC 260 (QB)