News coverage of the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar has slowly died down within the last three or so months. However, it has been reported that within the last few days, Rohingya Muslims are slowly returning to Myanmar. However, it had been claimed by neighbouring Bangladesh, where many of the refugees fled, that those groups never left […]Read more "THE ROHINGYA STORY: NOT OVER YET"
In March, a group of 11 second year law students travelled to Ho Chi Minh city for a week to experience the culture and legal regime of Vietnam. In amongst various cultural trips, including the Mekong Delta, Cu Chi Tunnels and War Remnants Museum, the students had the opportunity to gain an insight into how […]Read more "A diary of a week in Vietnam"
Everyone should be somewhat familiar with the 5p charge on plastic bags, or more formally, the levy imposed by the Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015. Large businesses, which are defined as retailers who have 250 or more employees, are required to charge for single-use plastic carrier bags. Charging for biodegradable bags has […]Read more "LEVIES: THE SOLUTION TO POLLUTION"
On 21st February, the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed an appeal by the police over an earlier ruling that they would be liable for their failings in investigations involving John Worboy’s victims. Lord Kerr in Commissioner of the Police of the Metropolis v DSD and Another  stated that “if the investigation is seriously defective, even […]Read more "Police Blanket Immunity Overruled?"
After a busy week for the international field trip, students have taken the time to reflect on the trip and provide some of their views and insights into the institutions we visited. A jam-packed schedule meant we were able to see various countries and institutions/courts to give students a brief understanding of the significance of […]Read more "#UoGLawTrip18 – A Review"
Yesterday, a group of Level 5 Law students left for Dover ahead of a week long European trip. Whilst on the trip, we will visit various European and regional institutions and will keep the blog updated throughout the week. For those on Twitter, #UoGLawTrip18 will provide updates, and follow ‘uoglaw’ on Instagram for daily […]Read more "And we are off again!"
If you get a 2:1 instead of the desired First, and as a result have to consider alternative career paths, can you sue the University for negligent teaching? The High Court ruled not in a long-awaited judgment given earlier this week. The claim related to a graduate from 2000 who, he claimed, failed to get […]Read more "Oxford graduate loses £1m claim against University"