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Criminology / Forensics - Law - 06.04.2021
Podcast: The uncertainty of the Chauvin trial outcome
See all Fiat Vox episodes. Berkeley News  writer Ed Lempinen talks about why Berkeley Law professor Jonathan Simon thinks an acquittal of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, on trial for the death of George Floyd, is more likely than not.

Law - Administration - 01.04.2021
Opinion: Britain holds on to a colony in Africa, with America’s help
Together, the USA and Britain are sabotaging their own efforts to curb China's advances in the South China Sea, says Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws).

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 30.03.2021
Despite damning video, complex legal issues make Chauvin trial unpredictable
The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd is a potential flashpoint for race relations in America.

Law - Social Sciences - 25.03.2021
Consent laws aren't the reason for low sexual assault conviction rates
Consent laws aren’t the reason for low sexual assault conviction rates
An app won't fix issues associated with consent in sexual encounters, writes rape law expert and Dean, Sydney Law School, Professor Simon Bronitt.

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 22.03.2021
Glock ghost guns up for grabs on the dark web
Glock ghost guns up for grabs on the dark web
Australians have access to a wide variety of untraceable 'ghost guns' online along with a significant market of 3D printed weapon blueprints and kits, according to a new study from The Australian National University (ANU).

Administration - Law - 22.03.2021

Social Sciences - Law - 19.03.2021
Violence against Asian Americans on the rise, but racism isn’t new
FACULTY Q&A A spike in verbal and physical violence against Asian Americans has garnered increased coverage, highlighted by anti-Asian sentiments dating back to the beginning of the pandemic early last year.

Health - Law - 16.03.2021
Sir Keir Starmer joins UCL podcast on health and law
Sir Keir Starmer, the Leader of the Labour Party, talked about the links between health and law with Professor Dame Hazel Genn (UCL Laws) on UCL Health of the Public's "Public Health Disrupted" podcast.

Law - Social Sciences - 10.02.2021

Law - Psychology - 14.01.2021
Sexual harassment claims considered more credible if made by 'prototypical' women
Sexual harassment claims considered more credible if made by ’prototypical’ women
Women who are young, "conventionally attractive" and appear and act feminine are more likely to be believed when making accusations of sexual harassment, a new University of Washington-led study finds. That leaves people who don't fit the prototype potentially facing greater hurdles when trying to convince a workplace or court that they have been harassed.

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 14.12.2020
Can we "repair" criminal justice?
Passing a law, committing a crime, inflicting a sanction. These are the main the stages of criminal justice at the heart of modern legal systems.

Law - 04.12.2020
A Trump self-pardon creates legal uncertainty, political chaos
A Trump self-pardon creates legal uncertainty, political chaos
FACULTY Q&A Before President Trump leaves office next month, political and legal analysts believe he will grant many pardons not only to his allies and family members, but also to himself.

Law - Social Sciences - 01.12.2020
Berkeley Law creates protocol to use social media as evidence for war crimes
By Andrew Cohen  At the Nuremberg trials, harrowing video footage of Nazi concentration camps comprised the first use of film as evidence in international criminal prosecutions.

Law - Health - 25.11.2020
UCL leads global project mapping legal responses to Covid-19
UCL is leading a vast international collaboration bringing together legal scholars across the world to understand and compare national legal responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Social Sciences - Law - 16.11.2020
Opinion: It’s time to end the tyranny of coupledom
The couple norm has proved tenacious in the face of enormous social changes. But increasingly, people are challenging it, argues Professor Sasha Roseneil (Dean of UCL Social & Historical Sciences).

Law - Campus - 13.11.2020
Is Trump right about Georgia vote?
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced on Wednesday that his state will conduct a manual hand recount of all ballots cast in the presidential race in the state.

Law - Politics - 06.11.2020
Florida 2000 all over again? Possible, but not likely, Chemerinsky says
During a controversial press conference at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 5, President Donald Trump charged - without evidence - that fraud was robbing him of the election and handing victory to Democrat Joe Biden.

Environment - Law - 05.11.2020
UC Berkeley experts discuss legal implications of election
By Andrew Cohen  Eyeing an uncertain landscape with the presidential election result still in doubt, six Berkeley Law professors and Dean Erwin Chemerinsky provided a roadmap Wednesday for what may come next in several legal areas.

Law - Religions - 03.11.2020
Why some rights are violated more often-even in a democracy
Enshrining a right in the constitution is no guarantee that a nation will enforce it-but some rights are harder to violate than others, according to Prof. Adam Chilton of the University of Chicago Law School.
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