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A Defendant with Autism and an Intermediary: A Novel Australian Case Study

June 13th, 2024|0 Comments

Rukiya Stein, PhD Student, University of Newcastle School of Law and Justice, Australia Vulnerable defendants are over-represented in the criminal justice system with approximately 60% having speech, language and communication needs or a type of learning disability.(1) Defendants with Autism [...]

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Regulation and the Common Good

June 13th, 2024|0 Comments

As a follow-up to the WINIR workshop, ‘Regulation and the Common Good’, this blog post takes the form of a ‘Q & A’ between Richard Craven, the workshop organiser, and the workshop’s two keynote speakers: Tony Prosser and Julia Black. [...]

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Introduction to Blog Series: Right-Wing Extremists in Power: Party Bans in Europe under Focus

June 3rd, 2024|0 Comments

The present SLSA Blog Series engages with one of the most pressing human rights issues in present-day Europe, that is, the rise of right-wing extremism, and with it, the success of right-wing parties on the extreme side of the political [...]

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A legal weapon against the Far Right? Legal perspectives on the prohibition of political organisations in France

June 3rd, 2024|0 Comments

Augustin Berthout, PhD candidate, Montpellier University On the 11th of May 2024, the far-right organisation “Comité du 9 mai” marched through the streets of Paris after the administrative judge had suspended the ban on the demonstration imposed by the Préfet [...]

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