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Law - 28.06.2022
Experts: Repealing concealed carry restrictions will lead to more gun violence
During a media briefing Friday, experts from the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions discussed the impact of the Supreme Court's decision to remove concealed carry restrictions in New Yor

Law - Administration - 13.06.2022
What are ’ghost guns’ and why are they risky?
Untraceable by design, the DIY guns are just as lethal as a traditional firearm and often made of the same materials.

Environment - Law - 07.06.2022
'I would give nature rights'
’I would give nature rights’
Jens Kersten, an expert in constitutional law, conducts research into the environment and society in the Anthropocene - and supports an international movement to provide nature with better legal protection.

Law - Media - 20.05.2022
University of Toronto Faculty of Law students delve into journalism, media law issues during Toronto Star 'externship'
University of Toronto Faculty of Law students delve into journalism, media law issues during Toronto Star ’externship’
University of Toronto Faculty of Law students delve into journalism, media law issues during Toronto Star 'externship' From working with in-house counsel experts to advancing social justice initiativ

Law - 13.05.2022
'A full-throated reversal' of abortion rights
’A full-throated reversal’ of abortion rights
Health law and policy scholar Joanne Rosen discusses the legal arguments laid out in the pending 'Dobbs' decision that may prove the undoing of 'Roe' In a leaked draft majority opinion, the U.

Event - Law - 11.05.2022

Law - 04.05.2022
High court abortion move threatens contraception, LGBTQ+ rights, scholars say
If the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the right to abortion, as signaled in a draft opinion that emerged this week, it will raise threats to a range of other privacy-related freedoms - and to democracy itself, Berkeley scholars say.

Law - 21.04.2022
Better protection needed for consumers of legal services
Better protection needed for consumers of legal services
An overhaul of how legal services are regulated in England and Wales is needed to better protect consumers and ensure more people can access legal services, according to a new report prepared by Stephen Mayson, Honorary Professor of Law at UCL.

Health - Law - 11.04.2022
Corrette Ploem, professor by special appointment
As of 1 May, Corrette Ploem has been appointed professor by special appointment in the new chair 'Recht, zorgtechnologie en geneeskunde' (Law, Healthcare Technology and Medicine).

Social Sciences - Law - 11.04.2022
Companies, accountability, corruption. Understanding things to change them
The popular initiative "For Responsible Businesses - Protecting Humans and the Environment" was filed in Switzerland in 2016.

Law - 29.03.2022
Opinion: Putin's crimes of aggression must be tried in court
Opinion: Putin’s crimes of aggression must be tried in court
There is currently no way for the crime of aggression in Ukraine to be investigated, which could mean that the people at the top are let off the hook says Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws).

Law - 24.03.2022
European Regulatory Approach to Trustworthy AI in Public Administration
Freiburg researchers collaborated on European Law Institute model rules on artificial intelligence, to be presented in a webinar in April The European and global legal community is currently engaged

Law - Social Sciences - 18.03.2022

Law - Social Sciences - 11.03.2022
Laws governing weddings are outdated and too restrictive in contemporary society
Current laws governing weddings are too outdated and restrictive and do not reflect the diversity of faith and beliefs in modern society, a new report from experts at the Universities of Warwick and Exeter highlights.

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 07.03.2022

Law - 05.03.2022
Fighting online hate speech
An expert advisory group on online safety was set up on March 30, 2022 to advise the Minister of Canadian Heritage on the government's proposed legislative and regulatory framework for combatting harmful content online.

Law - 04.03.2022
Opinion: Poland and Hungary toe EU line in face of Russian aggression
Opinion: Poland and Hungary toe EU line in face of Russian aggression
It has suddenly become harder for both countries to reject union norms on rule of law, says Professor Ronan McCrea (UCL Laws).

Law - Social Sciences - 01.03.2022
Invasion raises ’existential questions’ about the power of international law
By Gwyneth K. Shaw Russia's late February invasion of Ukraine shocked much of the international community, which has quickly responded with sanctions, condemnations, and deliveries of military and humanitarian supplies.

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 28.02.2022

Law - Campus - 23.02.2022
New Berkeley project tracks campaign to curtail reproductive rights
By Gwyneth K. Shaw Berkeley Law's Human Rights Center has exposed war crimes, atrocities, and other international law violations around the globe for nearly 30 years.

Law - Social Sciences - 21.02.2022

Law - 17.02.2022
Canada can become the Napa Valley of cannabis tourism
Researchers have found the recent success of Canadian cannabis tourism has both normalized a formerly "deviant" leisure activity and opened the door to other potentially lucrative forms of cannabis-related tourism, such as complete growing, consuming and experiencing tours.

Economics / Business - Law - 07.02.2022
Many Firearm Buyers and Sellers do not Comply with Assault Weapons Bans
New UC San Diego research suggests that gun laws would gain more compliance if they were enforced With the number of mass killings by firearms rapidly increasing from 270 in 2014 to 693 in 2021 , Pre

Law - Social Sciences - 07.02.2022

Social Sciences - Law - 01.02.2022

Politics - Law - 27.01.2022
Opinion: Voters value honesty in their politicians above all else - new study
Opinion: Voters value honesty in their politicians above all else - new study
As pressure mounts on the UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, members of his party are considering their options.

Law - Social Sciences - 27.01.2022
Report explores legal challenges of new immigrants to Canada
A new report from Western's Network for Economics and Social Trends (NEST), in partnership with Pathways to Prosperity , paints an in-depth portrait of the serious legal problems and disputes immigrants face in their community and provides recommendations for newcomers to Canada seeking assistance.
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