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By Johanna Reichel, Second Year, LL.B. Programme. With only nine years left until climate change becomes irreversible,[1] stopping or slowing it down becomes increasingly crucial every day. One judicial instrument among others to combat climate (More)
Lawtask is an online legal directory designed to help future lawyers bridge the gap between leaving university and securing their first positions in their legal careers. Lawtask allows students to gain professional skills and experience, in their pu (More)
My interest in pro bono was initially piqued in my first year and I ended up joining in my second year, after using Blackboard to compare different pro bono opportunities and attending the Pro Bono talk. It was there I heard about African Prisons Pr (More)
Faculty of Business and Law wrote: Twitter Bitcoin Scam
By Henry Hillman, Lecturer in Law at UWE Bristol. On 15 July 2020, numerous high profile Twitter users’ accounts were hijacked to display messages promising to return double the Bitcoin sent to a published Bitcoin address. Compromised accounts (More)
In April 2020, Tom Smith, Senior Lecturer in Law at UWE Bristol, published a short article for criminal justice NGO Fair Trials, discussing the use of pre-trial detention during the Covid-19 emergency. The full post was written by Tom Smith and was (More)
Written by Chloe Barratt This post (edited for publication) is published on our blog as part of a series of work produced by students for assessment within the module ‘Public International Law’. Following the blogging success over the last co (More)
Faculty of Business and Law wrote: 'Who Cares?' play comes to Bristol Law School
The play ‘Who Cares’ was performed in the Faculty of Business and Law at UWE Bristol on 28 January 2020. It was a piece of social theatre which depicted a family in crisis and the delicate and difficult issues and decisions that might lead to a (More)
Faculty of Business and Law wrote: Karl Brown: My legal life
This blog was originally posted by the Law Society Gazette. UWE Bristol Law School alum and Faculty of Business and Law advisory board member, Karl Brown, speaks about his career to date. At school my best and favourite subjects were English and (More)
Faculty of Business and Law wrote: UWE Law Society London Trip 2019
Guest post by: Sam Louwers, President of  UWE Law SocietyThe opinions expressed by the guest writer and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of UWE Bristol. The 18th February began very early (More)
In December 2018, visiting scholar  Dr Windell Nortje from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa spent two weeks at the Bristol Law School. Below he shares his reflections of the visit:  Guest blog by Dr Windell Nortje I visited (More)