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New immigration detention policy for ‘adults at risk’ needs urgent review | Letter

New immigration detention policy for ‘adults at risk’ needs urgent review | Letter | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Letter: Leading organisations have voiced concerns that the new policy may lead to a worsening of protection for vulnerable people in detention
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How restorative justice is steering young offenders away from crime | Anna Bawden

How restorative justice is steering young offenders away from crime | Anna Bawden | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Anna Bawden: An alternative to court has reduced reoffending rates, prevented young offenders from getting a criminal record and freed up £2m to reinvest in preventive services
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Revenge porn: More than 200 prosecuted under new law - BBC News

Revenge porn: More than 200 prosecuted under new law - BBC News | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
More than 200 people have been prosecuted under a new revenge porn law, a CPS report shows, while rape, domestic abuse and sexual offences convictions hit record levels.
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More than 900,000 UK workers now on zero-hours contracts

More than 900,000 UK workers now on zero-hours contracts | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
TUC urges government to better support staff at sharp end of labour market as figures show surge in insecure jobs
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Prison is a desperate place if you’re trans – I was lucky, others are in hell | Charlie Kiss

Prison is a desperate place if you’re trans – I was lucky, others are in hell | Charlie Kiss | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Two transgender women have died after being sent to men’s prisons. The government’s current approach is lax and callous – this can’t go on
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Specialist courts proposed for domestic abuse

Specialist courts proposed for domestic abuse | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Centre for Justice Innovation proposes ‘one judge, one family’ model to  hear criminal, family and civil matters.
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Magistrates resign over court charges that encourage innocent to plead guilty

Magistrates resign over court charges that encourage innocent to plead guilty | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Criminal court charge was meant to ensure offenders pay towards justice system, but majority of offenders will never be able to pay, say magistrates
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For the sake of justice, this attack on judicial review must be resisted

For the sake of justice, this attack on judicial review must be resisted | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Polly Toynbee: The future of judicial review is at stake in the Lords. The prison book ban case shows its importance for freedom – and common sense
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Oscar Pistorius trial: the imaginary black stranger at heart of the defence

Oscar Pistorius trial: the imaginary black stranger at heart of the defence | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
South African novelist on how case taps into painful narrative in which race, sex, power and violence converge
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The Sun's Trevor Kavanagh rails against the iniquitous use of 'police bail'

The Sun's Trevor Kavanagh rails against the iniquitous use of 'police bail' | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
And his argument is not just special pleading
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Surrogacy mothers not entitled to maternity leave, EU court rules

Surrogacy mothers not entitled to maternity leave, EU court rules | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
European court of justice says EU law does not require maternity leave for women who use surrogate to have child
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Human Rights Act 'must be saved from those determined to destroy it'

Human Rights Act 'must be saved from those determined to destroy it' | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Nicolas Bratza says UK's reputation being tarnished by political attacks on the legislation as he steps down as senior judge
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Divorce law criticised as 'incomplete and uninformative'

Divorce law criticised as 'incomplete and uninformative' | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Judges in England and Wales get no guidance on how to divide up couples' assets, according to Law Commission
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Is employment law fit for the gig economy?

Is employment law fit for the gig economy? | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Protesting Uber drivers and Deliveroo couriers are classed as self-employed, and there are questions as to whether the law adequately protects such workers
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Joint enterprise law wrongly interpreted for 30 years, Supreme Court rules - BBC News

Joint enterprise law wrongly interpreted for 30 years, Supreme Court rules - BBC News | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
The law which allows people to be convicted of murder even if they did not inflict the fatal blow has been wrongly interpreted for 30 years, the Supreme Court rules.
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Pregnant women and new mothers 'face rise in discrimination at work'

Pregnant women and new mothers 'face rise in discrimination at work' | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Citizens Advice says women report having their hours cut, being put on to zero-hours contracts, or even being dismissed
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Court grants woman right to die after 'losing her sparkle'

Court grants woman right to die after 'losing her sparkle' | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Woman known as C is described as ‘impulsive and self-centred’ but competent enough to refuse dialysis after destroying kidneys in suicide attempt
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Racism is still alive and well, 50 years after the UK’s Race Relations Act | Kehinde Andrews

Racism is still alive and well, 50 years after the UK’s Race Relations Act | Kehinde Andrews | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
There’s been some progress since 1965, but focusing on individual prejudice has avoided tackling endemic systematic racism, leaving significant inequalities
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Little progress towards a diverse judiciary on either gender or race | Letters

Little progress towards a diverse judiciary on either gender or race | Letters | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Letters: The senior judiciary remains dominated by white, male barristers from wealthy backgrounds
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Cambridge University revises guidelines for handling claims of sexual assault

Cambridge University revises guidelines for handling claims of sexual assault | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Victims can now formally report allegations of sexual violence for the first time in move welcomed by student body and lawyers
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Drinking alcohol while pregnant is not criminal, Court of Appeal rules

Drinking alcohol while pregnant is not criminal, Court of Appeal rules | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
A seven-year-old girl who was born with learning difficulties because her mother drank heavily while pregnant is not entitled to criminal injuries compensation, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
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Campaigners lose 'right to die' case

Campaigners lose 'right to die' case | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Campaigners have lost their appeal over the 'right to die' but say they are hopeful change will come.
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Good deeds 'to be backed by law'

Good deeds 'to be backed by law' | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Those thinking of carrying out good deeds, volunteering or organising events are to be given greater protection from litigation, ministers say.
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UK judges have ability to set 'whole-life' sentences, appeal court rules

UK judges have ability to set 'whole-life' sentences, appeal court rules | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
Attorney-general sought clarification after European court of human rights said sentence must be reviewed at some stage
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Consent 'could still lead to rape'

Consent 'could still lead to rape' | Bradford Law School Dissertation Ideas | Scoop.it
A woman who agreed to sex might still be a victim of rape, the High Court rules in a case where a man ejaculated - against the wishes of his partner.
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