Islamic Finance, Sustainable Development and Developing Countries

Dr Mohammed Alshaleel, Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex, has published a book chapter on 'Islamic Finance, Sustainable Development and Developing Countries: Linkages and Potential'. This chapter considers the role of Islamic finance in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries. The SDGs require unprecedented mobilisation of funds to support their … Continue reading Islamic Finance, Sustainable Development and Developing Countries

UKAJI’s ‘Emotions in Administrative Justice’ Blog Series – Call for Contributions

Lee Marsons, PhD Candidate, School of Law, University of Essex In this post, the UK Administrative Justice Institute (UKAJI) invites contributions to a new series of blogs on the theme of ‘Emotions in Administrative Justice’. Designed to explore and extend the growing but nascent research in this area, the objective is for the series to … Continue reading UKAJI’s ‘Emotions in Administrative Justice’ Blog Series – Call for Contributions

The First Ever In-depth Phenomenological Exploration of Participants’ Journey in Mediation

Dr Timea Tallodi, Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex, published a book titled How Parties Experience Mediation: An Interview Study on Relationship Changes in Workplace Mediation (Springer, 2019). Dr Tallodi’s book is a detailed report of the first study in the literature that uses in-depth interviews with mediation parties and the qualitative methodology … Continue reading The First Ever In-depth Phenomenological Exploration of Participants’ Journey in Mediation

Reforming the Computer Misuse Act 1990

Dr Audrey Guinchard, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex, is delighted to attend at Westminster today’s launch event for ‘Reforming the Computer Misuse Act 1990’. The reform project was undertaken by the Criminal Law Reform Now Network (CRLN Network), headed by Dr John Child (University of Birmingham), upon Audrey’s proposal to tackle, … Continue reading Reforming the Computer Misuse Act 1990

Corporate Social Responsibility as Obligated Internalisation of Social Costs

Dr Onyeka Osuji, Reader in Law at the University of Essex, recently co-authored a paper on 'Corporate Social Responsibility as Obligated Internalisation of Social Costs' together with A Johnston, K Amaeshi, and E Adegbite. The authors propose that corporations should be subject to a legal obligation to identify and internalise their social costs or negative externalities. … Continue reading Corporate Social Responsibility as Obligated Internalisation of Social Costs

Peak-Plastic at a Planetary Scale: Special Issue on Designing Law and Policy Towards Managing Plastics in a Circular Economy

Birsha Ohdedar, Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex, co-edited a new publication on Designing Law and Policy Towards Managing Plastics in a Circular Economy, a special issue of the Law, Environment and Development (LEAD) Journal. The edition was co-edited with Dr. Lovleen Bhullar, University of Edinburgh, Prof. Philippe Cullet and Dr. Feja Lesneiwska, … Continue reading Peak-Plastic at a Planetary Scale: Special Issue on Designing Law and Policy Towards Managing Plastics in a Circular Economy