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We will never get rid of ‘rape myths’ until we get to grips with the ways they influence legal reasoning and decision-making

November 23rd, 2023|0 Comments

By Joanne Conaghan and Yvette Russell. One of the reasons rape complainants give for not wanting to report sexual offences or support their prosecution, is a fear that their private sexual history will be unfairly ‘used against them’ in the courtroom. [...]

Fantasy Legal Exhibitions Workshop

November 14th, 2023|0 Comments

The Fantasy Legal Exhibitions Workshop was a two day hands-on event co-organised by Victoria Barnes and Amanda Perry-Kessaris, and co-funded by the SLSA and Kent Law School. The aim of the event was to explore exhibition as an actual-potential legal [...]

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X Gender Passports: On the Horizon for the UK and the ECtHR?

October 26th, 2023|0 Comments

Dr Gizem Guney, Senior Lecturer in Law with Criminology, University of Portsmouth In 2021, the UK Supreme Court decided that the UK’s failure to provide an ‘x’ gender marker on passports did not violate the UK’s obligation to respect and [...]

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