Monthly Archives: September 2014

Wrong to claim ECHR drawn up by Tory ministers

Public Law expert David Radlett says Labour MP Sadiq Khan is wrong to claim that the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) “was drawn up by Tory ministers”. Commenting on an article published online by The Independent entitled: Labour Party … Continue reading

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Risks that personal data could be used to exert control

As Google amasses more and more knowledge about the interests and characteristics of its users, Information law expert Dr Alan McKenna says we need to be aware of the risks that personal data could be used as a means to … Continue reading

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New website for £0.5m global bingo research project

A new website has been launched for a £0.5m Kent Law School research project that is reviewing the laws governing bingo across the globe. The Bingo Project website highlights four major case studies in the UK, Canada, Brazil and the … Continue reading

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Kent law academic co-devises innovative coastal project in Greece

An experimental coastal landscape project involving Kent Law School academic Dr Thanos Zartaloudis has generated an innovative design for outdoor self-sustainable beach accommodation in Greece that operates without profit, management or claims to ownership. The design includes an alternative legislative … Continue reading

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Director of Public Prosecutions to deliver memorial lecture

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Alison Saunders CB will speak about the challenges of decision making in the Crown Prosecution Service when she delivers the Keith Tucker Memorial Lecture 2014 at the University of Kent in October. The lecture … Continue reading

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Kent Law School: a top ten UK law school for the second year

Kent Law School continues to be ranked as a top ten law school in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015. The latest national rankings, published yesterday, confirm Kent Law School has retained its 10th place position for … Continue reading

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Excessively using copyright law will hinder creativity

The news that Jay Z is fighting a lawsuit over his use of the word ‘oh’ in a 1969 song by Eddie Bo supports several issues relating to copyright law says Kent Law School Associate Lecturer, Gauri Nanayakkara. She said: … Continue reading

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Launch of Kent Student Law Review

The Kent Student Law Review (KSLR), a new student-led law journal, will be launched at Kent Law School in October. The journal, which will be issued annually, provides a platform for students and academics at Kent Law School to have … Continue reading

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Art law expert Dr Sophie Vigneron, urges Government to review policies for funding of heritage sector

Kent art law expert Dr Sophie Vigneron, urges the Government to review its policies regarding the funding of the heritage sector following news that works of art have been accepted in lieu of more than £100m in tax payments. In … Continue reading

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Kent Law lecturer invited to speak about abortion laws at Irish conference

Kent Law lecturer Máiréad Enright was invited to speak at a conference calling for a repeal of abortion laws in Ireland. Máiréad spoke at the Repeal the 8th Conference, held in Dublin last weekend. Those who attended are among a … Continue reading

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