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The freedom to think: stating the obvious?

July 27 2022

MDX legal academic Beth Shiner explains how the freedom of thought, which is the foundation of all rights, has been impacted by the rise of technology ahead of an international virtual symposium

Ideal Victimhood, Misogyny, and the Amber Heard Trial

June 28 2022

MDX Criminology and Sociology lecturer Dr Daniel Sailofsky fears that the Amber Heard vs Johnny Depp trial will be a turning point for all the wrong reasons. Here he takes us through his views on why

Why Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is not the end of the UN Charter system

March 28 2022

MDX legal expert explains why international courts and the UN Charter will still be crucial in peacefully resolving the conflict

Russian misuse of international law is final nail in coffin of post WW2 order

March 09 2022

MDX expert argues global system to prevent nuclear war is no longer fit for purpose

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Has Rule of Law backsliding begun in the UK?

December 16 2020

Professor Laurent Pech, Head of the Law and Politics Department, has been researching a worrying issue he has described as ‘Rule of Law backsliding’ for more than ten years.

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Where Did The Floating Charge Come From?

February 17 2020

Los Watkins, an MDX Law Lecturer shares a piece of ongoing research into the concept of the Floating Charge and its impact on modern banking law.

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How to succeed with a policing degree apprenticeship

February 04 2020

The Chief Constable of Sussex Police gives a personal view about the role of apprenticeships in transforming the police, encouraging new groups of people to consider a career in policing.

Reparations for Slavery – A Contemporary Debate

October 28 2019

Dr Angus Nurse examines the current debate over reparations for slavery in both the UK and US.

Political integrity instead of deceit

August 15 2018

Bethany Shiner argues instead of focusing on how the population is being misled by dishonest political campaigns we should be demanding integrity and honesty from our politicians

Tackling London’s epidemic of youth violence

July 16 2018

PhD student Nicola Coleman explores the issue of youth violence in the capital, talking to ex-offender and PhD student Junior Smart about his work with the SOS Project.

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