Read the latest blogs by our academics, experts and alumni – and get an inside look into what's happening at the University.

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Read the latest blogs by our academics, experts and alumni – and get an inside look into what's happening at the University.

9 posts found

New books to become essential reading on international law and policy The books are anticipated to become highly-influential reference books.

19 December 2019 2 min read

Professor Leïla Choukroune has edited and contributed to two new books that will provide new insights into international law and policy.

Female student smiling

Why anti-sex offender activism is long overdue for a comeback

11 November 2019 9 min read

There are signs of people taking child-abuse law into their own hands.

Sign hung onto balcony reading "Get the paedophiles out"

Human rights are getting cut from Britains post Brexit trade deal negotiations The UK needs enshrine human rights protections in future post Brexit international agreements, explains Professor Leïla Choukroune for The Conversation

06 November 2019 5 min read

Professor Leïla Choukroune, Director of the Democratic Citizenship research theme, writes for The Conversation about human rights being abandoned in the UK’s post-Brexit treaties.

Shipping containers

High street pawnbrokers: risky, expensive, but a lifeline for so many

03 October 2019 5 min read

Joanne Atkinson, Principal Lecturer in Law at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about how high street pawnbrokers are a lifeline for so many.

High street

Law team win vice-chancellor award

18 June 2019 1 min read

The law practice team pick up first Vice-Chancellor award

The saga of Anders Breivik's prison conditions puts European democracy in the spotlight

02 March 2017 4 min read

A Norwegian appeal court has ruled that the mass murderer's human rights are not being violated by the conditions of his imprisonment.

Anders Breivik looking down in court room

Why China's ivory ban is a mammoth step towards saving the elephant

18 January 2017 4 min read

The world's largest trader is closing down. China has announced a complete ban on its ivory trade.

Close up of an elephant tusk

Assisted dying debates full of talk about compassion – but no mention of this in the bill

16 January 2015 5 min read

As parliament resumes debate on the assisted dying bill, we can expect claims about whether the proposed legislation is compassionate.

Close up of elderly hands holding mug

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