A new criminal offence of 'upskirting' comes into force today following a successful campaign by Gina Martin to change the law. Dr Laura Lammasniemi, Assistant Professor in Warwick Law School comments on the crime, and the wider problems of image and technology-based abuse.
New Publication: 'Issues in Political Theory' (Fourth Edition), Co-edited by Patrick Tomlin with Catriona McKinnon and Robert Jubb (Oxford University Press 2019)
With a focus on real-world problems and debates, Issues in Political Theory is a clear and engaging introduction to political theory and how it is applied to address a range of global challenges.
Dr Maebh Harding from Warwick Law School comments on the UK reforms of divorce law, which will see couples able to state that the marriage has broken down irretrievably rather than one spouse alleging adultery or unreasonable behaviour by the other for divorce proceedings to begin.
Warwick Law School Associate Professor Dr Jane Bryan has been shortlisted for the 2019 Law Teacher of the Year Award.
The award, which aims to recognise the best talent in law teaching, called for nominations from both staff and students at the end of last year and Jane has made the finals along with four other shortlisted candidates.
Following a new Human Rights Watch report on older people’s social care needs, Professor Kimberley Brownlee from the Department of Philosophy has argued that current social care service provision is a slap to both service users and support workers.