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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.

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Laws governing weddings are outdated and too restrictive in contemporary society
Current laws governing weddings are too outdated and restrictive and do not reflect the diversity of faith and beliefs in modern society, a new report from experts at the Universities of Warwick and Exeter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

Criminology / Forensics - Law - 28.02.2022

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.

Politics - Law - 25.01.2022
UK voters value ’honesty’ most in political leaders
The UK public want politicians who are honest, have integrity, and operate within the rules, over and above delivering outcomes, finds a new report by the UCL Constitution Unit.

Law - Religions - 10.01.2022
’Clunky and challenging’ – views on getting married in England and Wales outlined in new briefing
The law on weddings in England and Wales has been too slow to respond to religious and cultural diversity and the increasing number of people who do not identify with any religion at all, finds a new study led by University of Warwick researcher Dr Rajnaara Akhtar of Warwick Law School.

Law - History / Archeology - 09.12.2021
New podcast series explores consent in legal history and in courtrooms today
In your own words, how would you define consent? It turns out that's quite a difficult question.

Law - 07.12.2021
Half of all drinkers risk exceeding legal driving limit by underestimating how drunk they are
Half of all drinkers risk exceeding legal driving limit by underestimating how drunk they are
As many as a half of all drinkers underestimated how drunk they were, judging themselves still safe to drive despite having exceeded the legal driving limit, in new research published today. In countries with legal alcohol limits, it's usually the driver who makes a judgement about how much they've drunk and how fit they are to drive.

Law - 06.12.2021
Drinkers risk exceeding legal driving limit by underestimating how drunk they are
Drinkers risk exceeding legal driving limit by underestimating how drunk they are
As many as a half of all drinkers underestimated how drunk they were, judging themselves still safe to drive despite having exceeded the legal driving limit, in new research published today. In countries with legal alcohol limits, it's usually the driver who makes a judgement about how much they've drunk and how fit they are to drive.

Law - Research Management - 20.10.2021

Health - Law - 04.10.2021
Has COVID 19 undermined the rule of law? New research examines actions in the Western Balkans
The coronavirus pandemic has presented populist governments with a unique opportunity to implement authoritarian measures and to limit public scrutiny of their decisions and policies, argues Dr Andi

Social Sciences - Law - 08.06.2021
Reports highlight the harms faced by UK families threatened with a family member’s deportation
UK families living with a member's insecure immigration status and threat of deportation, face extreme and wide-ranging harm.

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).

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 - 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 - 06.10.2020

Law - 22.09.2020
Opinion: Ginsburg’s death highlights unhealthy centrality of US Supreme Court
With so much power at stake, it's no surprise the US Supreme court has become increasingly politicised, argues Professor Ronan McCrea (UCL Laws).

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 27.07.2020
Opinion: Genocide or not, the Uighurs need urgent international support
In an op-ed, Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) explains why the focus on the word 'genocide' skews our responses to other acts of mass atrocity.

Social Sciences - Law - 24.07.2020

Environment - Law - 16.07.2020
Landmark case could give ’Rights of Nature’ to endangered forests
In a landmark court case, Ecuador could soon become the first nation to use the 'Rights of Nature' in relation to protected forests.
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