What is Marginalisation? Reflections on three dimensions of a slippery subject

May 23rd, 2022|0 Comments

David Gurnham, Professor of Criminal Law and Interdisciplinary Legal Studies, School of Law, University of Southampton. When we think about what it is that legal scholars share in common, and whether there is any single concern that connects us all [...]

The Colston Four: Justifying Legitimate Violent Protest Within, and Without, the Law

January 8th, 2022|0 Comments

By James Greenwood-Reeves, University of Sussex The public statue of Edward Colston, a slave trader during the 1600s, had been the subject of controversy for decades. Its uncritical commemoration of Colston, in the heart of modern, multicultural Bristol, struck many residents [...]

Not a Good Climate for Women: Analysing the adversities of Climate Crisis on Women

January 5th, 2022|0 Comments

By Nishka Kapoor, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, University Hyderabad A meeting of COP 26 was recently held in Glasgow, United Kingdom. The meeting focused on the ways to combat climate change and steps that must be taken [...]

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