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Law - Religions - 17.10.2017
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast 'justice gap', says major Sussex study
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast ’justice gap’, says major Sussex study
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast 'justice gap', says major Sussex study The law on hate crime needs to change, say academics at the University of Sussex, following the publication of a 24-month empirical study. Only four percent of an estimated 110,000 hate crime offences reported to the police result in a conviction and a declared 'sentence uplift' under hate crime legislation.

Social Sciences - Law - 16.10.2017
Tweeting rage: How immigration policies can polarize public discourse
Tweeting rage: How immigration policies can polarize public discourse
Before a border wall became a budget bargaining chip, before the presidential pardon of a controversial sheriff and before federal policies were announced on social media, there was Arizona Senate Bill 1070, the "show me your papers" law.

Environment - Law - 12.10.2017
Effects of rolling back the Clean Power Plan
This week the EPA moved to roll back the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. Stanford legal and economic experts discuss this move and what it means for attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Law - Philosophy - 12.10.2017
UCL lecturer is star witness in BBC Moral Maze on abortion law
UCL lecturer is star witness in BBC Moral Maze on abortion law
UCL hosted BBC's flagship ethical programme The Moral Maze this week to mark 50 years of the Abortion Act with a lecturer from the university's Faculty of Laws acting as a specialist witness to the panel.

Law - Health - 12.10.2017
’Should it be illegal to run a red light in the middle of the night on an empty road?’
The questions have been released ahead of the deadline day for students to apply to study at Oxford University next year (15 October).

Law - Life Sciences - 12.10.2017
Battery storage warranties leave consumers exposed: report
Many warranties for residential solar batteries are in breach of consumer law, according to University of Sydney and Public Interest Advocacy Centre research.

Law - 10.10.2017
QMUL and White and Case launch international arbitration survey
QMUL and White and Case launch international arbitration survey
The Centre for Commercial Legal Studies (CCLS) at QMUL has launched its 2018 International Arbitration Survey, carried out in conjunction with Global law firm White & Case LLP.

Law - Administration - 10.10.2017
It’s Time for an Independent Crime Lab in Austin
The Austin Police Department's recent announcement that it plans to hire a bona fide scientist to run its crime lab is welcome news.

Law - Health - 09.10.2017
3 facts about gun laws in Australia
Before the introduction of the National Firearms Agreement in 1996, gun laws in Australia looked very different.

Law - Research Management - 05.10.2017

Health - Law - 04.10.2017
Researchers develop health app guide to protect customers
Researchers have designed a set of guidelines to help protect consumers and assist health app developers understand laws and regulations.

Economics / Business - Law - 28.09.2017
Does President Trump's tax reform plan add up'
Does President Trump‘s tax reform plan add up’
Richard L. Kaplan , the Guy Raymond Jones Chair in Law at Illinois, is an internationally recognized expert on U.S. tax policy and retirement issues.

Media - Law - 28.09.2017
Not Convicted, but Presumed Guilty
Not Convicted, but Presumed Guilty
How deeply anchored is the presumption of innocence in Europe? How are people accused of a crime portrayed in public, in the courtroom, and in the media? These are all questions at the heart of a new

Law - Computer Science - 28.09.2017
Big data conquers legal analysis
Big data conquers legal analysis
Researchers supported by the SNSF have set up a free and accessible integrated database of legal cases involving international economic law. Their work represents an important milestone for research and practice. The number of legal agreements and disputes is increasing rapidly. Analysing them using conventional scientific methods has become all but impossible, and legal academia is now turning to big data for answers.

Health - Law - 26.09.2017
Interactive web tool shows potential impact of tobacco policies
ANN ARBOR-If the minimum age for buying tobacco legally were changed to 21, it could save more than 35,000 lives in Texas, 15,000 in Florida and more than 12,000 in Michigan by 2100, according to a new web application. The Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool shows that raising the minimum age to 21 nationwide would save 306,000 lives.

Politics - Law - 26.09.2017
Labour now the most trusted party to stand up for England
Labour is now the political party most trusted by voters in England to represent English interests, according to new research from Cardiff University and the University of Edinburgh.

Computer Science - Law - 26.09.2017
Cyber Initiative tackles pressing issues
The Stanford Cyber Initiative is bringing together scholars from all over campus to confront the challenges technology presents.

Law - Pedagogy - 23.09.2017

Law - Event - 19.09.2017
How safe is your smart home and can the law protect you?
Turning on your lights with your smart phone might make you feel secure, but advances in wi-fi technology are also making it easier for domestic violence perpetrators to spy on victims.

Social Sciences - Law - 18.09.2017
Bringing the shocking issue of witchcraft under the UN spotlight
Bringing the shocking issue of witchcraft under the UN spotlight
Trade in albino body parts is big business in certain countries with the 'going rate' around £75,000. Witchcraft-related beliefs and practices have resulted in serious violations of human rights including beatings, banishment, cutting of body parts, and amputation of limbs, torture and murder. There are thousands of cases of people accused of witchcraft each year globally, often with fatal consequences, and others are mutilated and killed for witchcraft-related rituals.

Law - 18.09.2017
On speech and belonging
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Law - Event - 18.09.2017
Forum fights crime with clever ideas
What do slush funds, smart home safety, smuggling and sport have in common? All will be put under the legal microscope and scrutinised at the Organised Crime and Corruption Forum (18-21 September) or

Health - Law - 14.09.2017
Is there need to reform international drug treaties?
Is there need to reform international drug treaties?
The future of international drug control treaties is in question because of recent treaty-violating decisions to legalise non-medical cannabis use in Canada, the United States and Uruguay.

Law - 12.09.2017
The Austin Serial Bomber Was Not a "Good" Kid
The terror and panic felt by many residents of the Austin area finally came to an end when Mark Anthony Conditt, the "Austin serial bomber," committed suicide by detonating a bomb in his car to avoid getting apprehended by law enforcement.

Law - Environment - 11.09.2017
Caring for older people in Kenya: research workshop to affect policy
Improving the care of older people, particularly women, in Kenya - and exploring how the state can better recognise and support unpaid or undervalued care work in the country - is the focus of an int

Law - 10.09.2017
Berkeley scholars talk free speech, finding common ground
Berkeley scholars talk free speech, finding common ground
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Health - Law - 08.09.2017
Legalizing marijuana should not include smoked form, say U-M experts
ANN ARBOR-As several states continue the debate over legalizing marijuana for recreational use, three University of Michigan researchers urge policymakers to take lessons learned from the dangers of cigarette smoking into account and consider legalizing only noncombustible forms of the drug.

Law - Administration - 08.09.2017
Why unfit to plead doesn’t mean unfit for justice
A range of support programs has been shown to improve access to justice for people with cognitive disabilities who have been accused of crimes, according to an investigation by the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne.

Law - 07.09.2017
New Law Guiding the Way Humans Perceive the World
Laws of perception explain why people see the world the way they do. Alan Stocker of the University of Pennsylvania and his former graduate student Xue-Xin Wei, now a postdoc at Columbia University, have discovered a new such law, one of only a handful in existence. The researchers confirmed a link between how sensitive people are to changes occurring in front of them, what's called the discrimination threshold, and the perceptual bias, or the amount perception deviates from reality.

Social Sciences - Law - 04.09.2017

Administration - Law - 30.08.2017
’Right to privacy’ as a fundamental right in India
India's Supreme Court found itself deliberating a question that has been asked many times recently: Is privacy a fundamental legal right for 1.34 billion people? And it unanimously voted yes.

Law - Administration - 18.08.2017
Could Section 44 challenge past parliamentary decisions?
What would happen if the High Court found that ministers Barnaby Joyce, Fiona Nash and Matthew Canavan had not been validly elected at the last federal election in July 2016?

Law - Career - 15.08.2017
How do employers combat a resurgent white supremacy movement?
How do employers combat a resurgent white supremacy movement?
University of Illinois labor and employment relations professor Michael LeRoy is an expert on immigration and employment policy.

Law - Art and Design - 11.08.2017

Politics - Law - 09.08.2017
UCLA faculty voice: Celebrating indigenous peoples and how they gained a voice | UCLA
UCLA faculty voice: Celebrating indigenous peoples and how they gained a voice | UCLA
Ulia Gosart is a lecturer in information studies at UCLA. She has been an indigenous rights advocate for more than a decade.

Law - 08.08.2017
How does a grand jury function in Russia probe?
How does a grand jury function in Russia probe?
Andrew D. Leipold is the Edwin M. Adams Professor of Law at the University of Illinois and an expert on criminal law and the judicial process.

Environment - Law - 07.08.2017
The future of water in the West | Stanford News
Leon Szeptycki, executive director of Stanford's Water in the West program, discusses the challenges and responses to managing water in a changing climate.

Law - Administration - 31.07.2017
New data retention law seriously invades our privacy
Metadata from our phone calls, text messages, emails and internet activity is now tracked by the government under new data retention laws, writes Associate Professor Uri Gal from the University of Sydney Business School.

Social Sciences - Law - 27.07.2017
'Hidden' experiences of men forced to have sex with women revealed
‘Hidden’ experiences of men forced to have sex with women revealed
The most frequent strategy used by women forcing men to have sex with them against their will is blackmail and threats, according to researchers at Lancaster University. This accounted for the experiences of more than one fifth of the men who completed an online survey, the first of its kind in the UK, examining the extent of men who have been 'forced to penetrate' women.

Administration - Law - 27.07.2017
Police shootings: African Americans have
Police shootings: African Americans have "the talk." When will they get justice?
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Administration - Law - 27.07.2017
Police shootings: How many more must perish before we see justice?
Police shootings: How many more must perish before we see justice?
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Law - 26.07.2017
Can President Trump pardon himself?
Can President Trump pardon himself?
Jason Mazzone is the Albert E. Jenner Jr. Professor of Law and director of the Program in Constitutional Theory, History, and Law at the University of Illinois College of Law.

Law - Career - 19.07.2017
Language the key to the door of international law
Language the key to the door of international law
University of Queensland graduate Anna John has supercharged an international legal career by learning a second language.
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