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Expert Comment: New offence of 'upskirting' comes into force

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.

Fri 12 April 2019, 14:44 | Tags: Law, Homepage

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.

Tue 09 April 2019, 17:13 | Tags: Philosophy, Homepage, PPL

Expert Comment: Divorce law reforms in the UK

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.

Tue 09 April 2019, 17:04 | Tags: Law, Homepage

Jane Bryan named as Law Teacher of the Year Finalist

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.

Fri 15 February 2019, 11:19 | Tags: Law, Homepage

Expert Comment: The Double Slap in Cuts to Social Care

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.

Fri 11 January 2019, 10:09 | Tags: Philosophy, Homepage

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