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Health - Law - 21.05.2020
Healthcare rationing could see 'unlawful deaths' from COVID-19, researchers claim
Healthcare rationing could see ’unlawful deaths’ from COVID-19, researchers claim
Current medical guidelines risk unlawful deaths of patients - with doctors, hospitals, and even the government potentially liable - if a second peak forces hard choices due to shortages of ventilators and other critical care resources.      Hospitals and doctors may end up acting unlawfully - and worse, patients may end up dying unlawfully Jeff Skopek While the initial coronavirus peak is starting to pass - in Europe, at least - without the ventilator shortages many feared, the spectre of a second wave or future outbreak means questions of medical rationing still hold sway.

Law - Social Sciences - 20.05.2020
Eviction case filed for 1 in 6 rental units in Michigan
Michigan's eviction filing rate was 17% in 2018-or the equivalent of one eviction case for every six occupied rental housing units in the state, according to new research from the University of Michigan and Legal Services of South Central Michigan.

Social Sciences - Law - 18.05.2020
A call for an end to solitary confinement
A call for an end to solitary confinement
New research from The University of Queensland has called for an end to solitary confinement in Queensland prisons because of the impact on the mental and physical health of prisoners. The multidisciplinary report was co-authored by Law School researcher Professor Tamara Walsh , Director and Principal Solicitor of Prisoners' Legal Service (PLS) Helen Blaber and a team of UQ students and PLS volunteers.

History / Archeology - Law - 07.05.2020
Two Stanford seniors named Yenching Scholars
Two Stanford seniors named Yenching Scholars
Melodie Grace Liu and Berber Jin are among the 119 young scholars who will pursue graduate degrees in China this fall.

Health - Law - 05.05.2020
UCL law clinic steps up to offer support during crisis
UCL's Centre for Access to Justice (CAJ) is continuing to offer free legal advice on social welfare issues to ensure that vulnerable adults have a lifeline of support throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Law - 20.04.2020
Corona and Law and Development
Researchers of the Law and Development Research Group (UAntwerp) write about the global corona pandemic.

Administration - Law - 30.03.2020
Privatisation of the regulatory function, or the dark side of the digital revolution
In recent decades, overwhelmed by the fast-paced and unpredictable changes in technology, the challenges of digital transformation, and the overall shift towards a globalised economy, disoriented national legislators have left much scope for self-regulation, especially in the field of digital law.

Law - 16.03.2020
Botanischer Garten vorerst geschlossen
In a recent publication, Nora Markard , Professor of International Public Law and International Human Rights Protection at the University of Münster, looked at the issues of sea rescues, places of safety and the behaviour of the European Union (EU).

Law - Social Sciences - 06.03.2020

History / Archeology - Law - 03.03.2020

Social Sciences - Law - 14.02.2020
Social Networks and the Right to Education of Rural-Urban Migrant Children in Beijing, China
Shisong Jiang successfully defended his PhD. Shisong Jiang successfully defended his PhD titled Social Networks and the Right to Education of Rural-Urban Migrant Children in Beijing, China.

Politics - Law - 13.02.2020
Trump, Barr raise ’enormous red flags’ over Justice Department neutrality
U.S. President Donald Trump (left) congratulates Attorney General William Barr in February 2019 after Barr was sworn in as the 85th U.S. Attorney General at a White House ceremony.

Law - Social Sciences - 13.02.2020

Law - 11.02.2020
Opinion: We are far from out of the Brexit woods
Despite the passage of the Brexit withdrawal Agreement, the EU may struggle to force the UK to comply with Northern Ireland protocol commitments, argues Professor Ronan McCrea (UCL Laws).

Law - 06.02.2020
University and College Union (UCU) to carry out industrial action in February and March
Strike action is planned for 14 days over a four-week period in February and March 2020, while Action Short of a Strike (ASoS) is ongoing.

Computer Science - Law - 05.02.2020
A fresh new name for UC Berkeley’s data science division
The new division will merge the boundaries of existing departments.

Law - 30.01.2020
Impeachment defenses risk our constitutional order, says Berkeley Law dean
President Donald Trump and some of his supporters are challenging the traditional system of checks and balances that have preserved constitutional order in the United States, says Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law.

Law - 30.01.2020

Politics - Law - 30.01.2020
Opinion: Myanmar ruling sets important precedent for genocide prevention
The ruling by the International Court of Justice that the Rohingya minority in Myanmar remains at serious risk of genocide sets an important precedent and could help prevent genocide in the future, argues Dr Julie Norman (UCL Political Science).

Law - Economics / Business - 29.01.2020
Looks at the ethical dilemmas of UK intelligence
A new report released today by the Criminal Law Reform Now Network (CLRNN) - a collaboration between academics, practitioners and other legal experts - finds the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (CMA) is "crying out for reform".

Social Sciences - Law - 23.01.2020
For families of Oakland murder victims, police practices add to trauma, study says
Richard Livingston Jr., who grew up in the Bay Area deeply influenced by the values of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., cradles the urn that holds the remains of his son, Richard Dejion Livingston III.

Law - Economics / Business - 22.01.2020
UK cyber security legislation ’crying out for reform’, new report finds
A new report released today by the Criminal Law Reform Now Network (CLRNN) - a collaboration between academics, practitioners and other legal experts - finds the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (CMA) is "crying out for reform".

Law - 16.01.2020
Promoting a culture of integrity at Stanford
Promoting a culture of integrity at Stanford
Tina Hua, Stanford's chief ethics and compliance officer, discusses the role her office plays in promoting the culture of integrity at Stanford.

Social Sciences - Law - 07.01.2020

Law - 30.12.2019

Social Sciences - Law - 19.12.2019
Five Bristol researchers awarded Leverhulme Major Research Fellowships
Five Bristol researchers awarded Leverhulme Major Research Fellowships
Five University of Bristol academics have been awarded Major Research Fellowships from the Leverhulme Trust.

Law - Social Sciences - 17.12.2019

Social Sciences - Law - 14.12.2019
Social Networks and the Right to Education of Rural-Urban Migrant Children in Beijing, China
Shisong Jiang successfully defended his PhD. Shisong Jiang successfully defended his PhD titled Social Networks and the Right to Education of Rural-Urban Migrant Children in Beijing, China.