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Dr Alex Magaisa a leading commentator on the developing situation in Zimbabwe

Dr Alex Magaisa, Lecturer in Law, and former chief advisor to Morgan Tsvangirai (then Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister and leader of the Movement for Democratic Change), has been speaking to a variety of international news agencies about the developing situation in … Continue reading

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Prof Harm Schepel appears on BBC Newsnight ‘Life After Brexit’ Special

Professor Harm Schepel of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies appeared on BBC Newsnight’s ‘Life After Brexit’ special on Saturday 25 June, following the UK referendum on membership of the EU. Contributing to a special programme which examined the implications … Continue reading

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Is space tourism travelling faster than space law?

Kent Space Law expert Dr Gbenga Oduntan warns of ‘criminal and civil jurisdictional nightmares’ as space tourism outpaces the development of space law in an article published online today by The Conversation: Is space tourism travelling faster than space law? … Continue reading

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Kent public law expert joins panel discussing relevance of Magna Carta

Kent Public Law expert David Radlett contributed to a panel discussion on the continuing relevance of Magna Carta in the 21st century at Maidstone Crown Court Open Day. As events across the UK marked the 800th anniversary of the year … Continue reading

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Kent International Law expert urges Nigeria’s new government to address “ingrained corruption”

Kent International Law expert Dr Gbenga Oduntan urges Nigeria’s new government to address “ingrained corruption” as a matter of priority in an article published online by The Conversation: Nigeria and corruption: what Presdent Buhari must do to tackle it Africa’s … Continue reading

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Proposals for new Policing Authority in Ireland have been ‘watered down’

Concerns expressed by policing expert Dr Vicky Conway that the Irish Government’s proposals for a new independent Policing Authority have been ‘watered down’ are heavily quoted in an article published in the Irish Examiner. Dr Conway’s comments come after the … Continue reading

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Temporary and part-time workers may be subject to job centre surveillance

Family law expert Dr Ruth Cain says temporary and part-time workers may be subject to job centre surveillance following the introduction of Universal Credit (UC), the Government’s new benefits regime. Dr Cain says: ‘Many may not be aware that once … Continue reading

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Legal consequences of Eighth Amendment for maternity care in Irish Constitution

The legal consequences of the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland for maternity care are explored by Kent Law lecturer Máiréad Enright in a post for the Human Rights in Ireland blog. In her post Childbirth, choice and the … Continue reading

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Not the first time Home Office ordered to retrieve deported asylum-seeker

Kent Public Law expert David Radlett says that the Home Office was previously ordered to retrieve a deported asylum-seeker in 1991 following news today that an immigration judge has made the order to retrieve a deported migrant family for the … Continue reading

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Kent Professor asks if a general election can change the state

Kent Professor Davina Cooper questions whether a general election can change the state in an essay published by UK think tank Compass. The essay is one of 20 that feature in a publication called Finding our voice: making the 21st … Continue reading

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