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Brazil's Supreme Court makes decision that could free Lula - expert comment

Brazil's Supreme Court has overturned a 2016 decision that defendants who failed a first appeal could be imprisoned. Dr George Meszaros from Warwick Law School comments on the ruling, which could see former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva released.


School of Law's Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner comments on 'costly trap' of insurance policy auto-renewal

An interim report by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has estimated that millions of consumers are overpaying on insurance premiums by remaining loyal to their provider and not shopping around. Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner from the School of Law has highlighted how auto-renewal of policies can be used by providers to their own advantage.

Fri 04 Oct 2019, 12:34 | Tags: School of Law, Research, Law

Dr Maebh Harding comments on LGBT+ issues in family law, as today marks 50 years since the gay rights movement started

Dr Maebh Harding, from the School of Law at the University of Warwick comments on LGBT issues in the area of English Family Law as Stonewall, as LGBTQ+ groups mark 50 years since the modern gay rights movement was jump started by a police raid prompting a riot.

Fri 28 Jun 2019, 12:42 | Tags: School of Law, Expert comment, Law, LGBTQ+

Labour's proposals for an Overseas Loans Transparency Act - Expert Comment

The recent Mozambique/Credit Suisse fraud case has highlighted the problem of secret loans that are helping to push impoverished countries into debt. Dr Stephen Connelly and Dr Celine Tan of Warwick Law have been supporting Jubilee Debt Campaign's work on this issue. Dr Connelly comments on the news that Labour plan an Overseas Loans Transparency Act to tackle the problem.


Christopher Bisping on the legal action facing Ryanair over their refusal to compensate passengers

Christopher Bisping from the University of Warwick’s School of Law, shares his views on the enforcement action being taken against the airline Ryanair for refusing to compensate passengers for strike disruption.

Wed 05 Dec 2018, 11:58 | Tags: School of Law, Law, European Court of Justice, Airline, Transport

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