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Rugby Union authorities clear the way for players to speak out against dangerous play.

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In other instances of everyday life, the types of bodily contacts and physical injuries associated with the game of Rugby Union would give rise to criminal liability under the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 and to civil liability under the Law

Houses of Parliament

Repugnant Detention: A response

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Whilst politicians may reassure us that measures such as Control Orders and TPims were introduced to protect the innocent from the atrocities witnessed in New York, London and Madrid, the erosion of the Rule of Law and concepts which are supposed cor

Football

FIFPro Challenge to Football’s Transfer System is Likely to end in a Score Draw

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The announcement by FIFPro, the global union representing football players, that it has launched a legal action against the football transfer system has received substantial media attention.

rugby

England’s Home-Based Player Policy is Open to Legal Threat

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On the eve of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, The Daily Telegraph has reported that the restriction on players based overseas representing the England Rugby Union team is set to be tightened (RFU to extend its policy of not selecting any overseas-based pla

Dual LLM second cohort

Second Cohort Starts New Dual LLM Programme

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9 September 2015 saw the start of the second cohort of the Dual LLM programme at the Grotius Building, home of the Faculty of Law at Radboud University Nijmegen.

Dual LLM sees First Successful LLM Dissertation Viva

Dual LLM sees First Successful LLM Dissertation Viva

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Dave Hillen, a postgraduate student on the first cohort on the Dual LLM programme, successfully defended his dissertation project at a viva held in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, on Friday 28 August 2015.

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Walkabout Down Under: NLS Academic Visits Australia

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Professor David Burdette, Director of the Centre for Business and Insolvency Law (CBIL) at the Nottingham Law School, recently paid a visit to academic institutions and collaborative partners in Australia, including the Queensland University of Techn

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New campaign to clarify law surrounding female genital mutilation

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A campaign to raise awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Nottingham and educate communities on how the law can be used for protection has been launched by a group of graduates and a student from Nottingham Law School.

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Police hate crime challenges examined in new report

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An independent study into the policing of hate crime has for the first time investigated the perspectives of police officers and the issues they face, revealing that more support from external agencies is needed.

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Global policy on sexual violence needed to reach G20 goal of increasing women in employment

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A global policy and uniform laws on sexual violence are needed to help reach the G20 goal of increasing the number of women in employment, according to a new paper which examines the links between sexual violence towards women and economic growth.

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