News - Birmingham Law School

Should the BBC refer to Hamas as terrorists?

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In this post, Dr Alan Greene discusses the meaning of terrorism in the light of the scope and purpose of UK’s counter-terrorist legislation.
Date:
18 October 2023

Research Spotlight: Manisha Mathews

Aston Webb building at the University of Birmingham
Description:
This month’s Research Spotlight is on Dr Manisha Mathews and her work on fatherhood, leave policy and equality law.
Date:
05 October 2023

Confuse the law, protect the aggressor

 Professor Alexander Orakhelashvili
Description:
In this post on the Brmingham Law School research blog, Professor Alexander Orakhelashvili critiques the ICRC’s approach on international armed conflicts
Date:
03 October 2023

Climate Change and Climate Anxiety at the Law School

students at the law building at the University of Birmingham
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Dr Lovleen Bhullar and Professor Natasa Mavronicola write for the Birmingham Law School Research Blog
Date:
21 September 2023

No knee jerk implementation of Martha’s Rule

A Doctor speaking to a female patient in hospital bed
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Support is growing for 'Martha’s Rule' to help patients access a second opinion, but development and implementation must not be rushed.
Date:
21 September 2023

Success for The Vulnerable Accused in the Criminal Justice System conference

Professor Penny Cooper delivering the keynote at the Vulnerable accused in the Criminal Justice System conference
Description:
The University of Birmingham hosted the Vulnerable Accused in the Criminal Justice System conference from 13th to 14th September.
Date:
15 September 2023

Use of force and legal reasoning: selectivity unbound?

Professor Alexander Orakhelashvili
Description:
In this post on the BLS Research blog Professor Alexander Orakhelashvili comments on contributions relating to the legal regime of the use of force
Date:
12 September 2023

Martha’s Rule and NHS Patient Safety

A patient lying in a hospital bed talking to a doctor
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John Tingle argues there is a need to formalise the right of patients and their families/carers to obtain an urgent clinical review, second opinion.
Date:
12 September 2023

Martha's Rule and NHS Patient Safety

John Tingle
Description:
John Tingle argues that there is an urgent need for NHS Hospitals to allow patients families or carers to obtain an urgent clinical review and second opinion.
Date:
08 September 2023

Chatting with Alexander Orakhelashvili

Professor Alexander Orakhelashvili
Description:
In this interview from the Völkerrechtsblog’s symposium, Professor Alexander Orakhelashvili, discusses his interests, sources of inspiration and habits.
Date:
06 September 2023

Research Spotlight: Global comparative perspectives on commercial conflict of laws

Aston Webb building at the University of Birmingham
Description:
Dr Chukwuma Okoli explains how his interest in the commercial conflict of laws has developed
Date:
06 September 2023

Partners take first steps on ‘handbook’ for constitutional democracy in Ukraine

Ukrainian Summer School students standing on steps of Aston Webb building
Description:
A unique new handbook will help scientists, human rights defenders, and legal experts further develop Ukraine as a constitutional democracy.
Date:
01 September 2023
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