Photo credited to https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Lonpicman Prof Theodore Konstadinides (Professor of Law, University of Essex), Lee Marsons (Postgraduate Research Student, University of Essex) and Prof Maurice Sunkin (Professor of Law, University of Essex) Last year, the Government committed itself to establishing a Commission on the Constitution, Democracy and Rights, which would consider reform of the UK’s constitutional order, … Continue reading Reviewing Judicial Review: The Constitutional Importance of the Independent Review of Administrative Law 2020
Image from Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository Dr. Alexandros Antoniou, Lecturer in Media Law, University of Essex Christopher Nolan’s much-anticipated “mind-bending” film Tenet was released in the UK in late August 2020 to mixed reviews. Nevertheless, it performed well internationally. This is not, however, surprising for Nolan, whose blockbusters Inception, Dunkirk and The Dark Knight trilogy saw … Continue reading If I could turn back time: the confusion between two TENETs and the role of trade marks
The expertise and leading-edge research of three Essex academics has informed a landmark judgment on police use of facial recognition. On Tuesday 11 August, the Court of Appeal delivered its judgment in a case brought by civil liberties campaigner Ed Bridges and the campaigning organisation Liberty, challenging a previous decision in favour of South Wales Police. Mr Bridges, … Continue reading Essex Expertise Informs Facial Recognition Decision
Photo by Unsplash On 10 September 2020, Dr Samantha Davey, Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex, presented her paper entitled ‘The Coronavirus Act 2020 and Guidance Governing Social Relationships and Communication: An Orwellian Dystopia or a Protective Bubble?’ at the digital conference ‘Are Emergency Measures in Response to COVID-19 a Threat to Democracy? … Continue reading The Coronavirus Act 2020 and Guidance Governing Social Relationships and Communication: An Orwellian Dystopia or a Protective Bubble?
Image by Pixabay GCRF@Essex interview questions: Prof. Sabine Michalowski and Prof. Clara Sandoval-Villalba Partners/organisations: Dejusticia, a Colombian Think-Do-Tank What is your research about? Colombia and the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People's Army; Spanish: Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) signed a comprehensive peace agreement in 2016 which devises a transitional justice system to respond to … Continue reading Supporting the Colombian Transitional Justice Process
Dr Marija Jovanovic, Lecturer in Law, University of Essex, has published a new article on ‘The Essence of Slavery: Exploitation in Human Rights Law’ Image courtesy of pikist.com The article is one of the few attempts to explore the meaning of exploitation in international law and the first to try articulating its legal parameters in … Continue reading The Essence of Slavery: Exploitation in Human Rights Law
Image by Alexas_Fotos Dr. Mohammed Khair Alshaleel, Lecturer in Law, University of Essex, published a new article on 'The UK and the EU’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive: Exceeding Expectations'. The article considers the UK implementation of the Fifth Money Laundering Directive. It examines the key changes introduced by the new Directive and their impact on … Continue reading The UK and the EU’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive: Exceeding Expectations