Increased religious diversity, partly driven by migration, is ultimately leading to a greater separation between church and state, according to UCL Laws Lecturer Dr Ronan McCrea.
Preliminary research, carried out by UCL Laws Professor of Judicial Studies, Cheryl Thomas, has revealed that almost a quarter of jurors are unclear about the rules surrounding internet use during trial. It is hoped that the findings will provide an empirical basis for any Law Commission reform proposals in this area.
UCL Laws last week hosted the Inaugural Bentham House Conference on the theme of the philosophical foundations of contract law. The conference was a major event in contract law and legal theory, bringing together the leading professionals in debates about the nature of the subject.
UCL Laws Lecturer, Dr Virginia Mantouvalou spoke at a House of Commons Panel Discussion on the new visa for overseas domestic workers, arguing that the visa regime, which ties overseas domestic workers to a particular employer, may be in breach of article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights that prohibits slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour.
The Bentham Project is pleased to announce the online publication of a preliminary edition of Jeremy Bentham’s Not Paul, but Jesus Vol. III. This is the first time that the third volume of Not Paul, but Jesus has been published in any form.
UCL Laws Professor, Dr Jane Holder, is to be part of the UCL team selected by the Higher Education Academy to participate in this year’s Green Academy change programme, a process enabling HEIs to embed sustainable development in teaching and learning in more integrated and holistic ways.