News from the Law School

16 February 2017

Publication of the week: Dr Patricia Covarrubia

Patricia Covarrubia, “Colombia: Intellectual property and aboriginal handicraft”, in Sarah Sargent and Jo Samanta (eds), Indigenous Rights: Changes and Challenges for the 21st Century (Buckingham: University of Buckingham Press, 2016). ISBN: 9781908684165. Indigenous peoples regard their cultural heritage, traditional knowledge … Read more >

1 February 2017

Publication of the week: Professor Susan Edwards

Susan S.M. Edwards, “Cyber-grooming young women for terrorist activity: Dominant and subjugated explanatory narratives”,  in E. Viano (ed.), Cybercrime, Organised Crime, and Societal Responses (Springer 2017), pp.23-47. ISBN: 978-3-319-44501-4. In this chapter, Professor Edwards argues that legislation and governmental strategies … Read more >

16 January 2017

Publication of the week: Professor Judith Bray

Bray, J., “Cohabitation: The long slow road to reform”, [2016] Fam Law 1428-1437 Currently unmarried couples have no right in law to claim ownership of each other’s property on relationship breakdown. This should be well known but there are still … Read more >

5 December 2016

Publication of the week: Jae Sundaram

Indira Carr & Jae Sundaram, International Trade Law Statutes and Conventions 2016-2018 (Abingdon: Routledge, 2016). ISBN: 978-1-138-68433-1 (pbk). This book, published on 16 November, presents all the key legislation for international trade law in one student-friendly volume. Developed in response … Read more >

28 November 2016

Publication of the week: Denning Law Journal 28 (2016)

This special edition of the journal is edited by John Hatchard and Hephzibah Egede of Buckingham Law School and the University of Buckingham Centre for Extractive Energy Studies (UBCEES).  It contains papers from a UBCEES conference in 2016, and contributions … Read more >

14 November 2016

Publication of the week: Professor Susan Edwards

Susan S.M. Edwards, “Coercion and compulsion – re-imagining crimes and defences”, Criminal Law Review Crim L.R. 2016, 12, 876-899. The language of coercion and compulsion entered the criminal law in 2015, with a new offence of “controlling and coercive behaviour” … Read more >

2 November 2016

Publication of the week: Professor Susan Edwards

Edwards, S., “Assault, strangulation and murder – challenging the sexual libido consent defence narrative”, in A. Reed & M. Bohlander with N. Wake & E. Smith (eds), Consent: Domestic and Comparative Perspectives (Abingdon: Routledge, 2016), ch.6.  ISBN: 978-1-4724-6995-3. In this … Read more >

22 September 2016

Professor Susan Edwards at the Criminal Bar Association’s Winter Conference (3 December)

Professor Susan Edwards will speak on “Domestic violence and coercive behaviour” at the Criminal Bar Association’s Winter Conference on 3 December 2016.  More information.

22 August 2016

Publication of the week: Dr Sarah Sargent

Sargent, S., “Classical horsemanship and the dangers of the emergent intangible cultural heritage authorised discourse”, International Journal of Intangible Heritage (2016) 11, 35-53. Intangible cultural heritage is a recent newcomer to the international legal sphere of heritage. It is a … Read more >

5 July 2016

Publication of the week: Dr Sarah Sargent

J. Samanta, K. Yelden & S. Sargent, “Should People in the Minimally Conscious State have a (Recognised) Right to Reassessment?”, Contemporary Issues in Law 14.1 (2016), 63-83 Focus group work was done to consider whether patients who are in a … Read more >

 

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