THE ROHINGYA STORY: NOT OVER YET

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 […]

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A diary of a week in Vietnam

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 […]

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LEVIES: THE SOLUTION TO POLLUTION

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 […]

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Police Blanket Immunity Overruled?

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 [2018] stated that “if the investigation is seriously defective, even […]

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#UoGLawTrip18 – A Review

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 […]

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And we are off again!

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 […]

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