Posts by Francesca Farrington

Posts by Francesca Farrington

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Oil in the Amazon: A Case Study in Corporate Power and the Formation of Transnational Legal Norms

Introduction

Transnational law is typically understood as “all law which regulates actions or events that transcend national frontiers.”[i] This includes domestic laws that mediate among national systems, and international laws which set standards that governments must comply with or provide for through their domestic laws. Scholars of transnational law attempt…

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Aberdeen Women in Law Series: In Conversation with Nik Tait on intersectional feminism and being queer in the legal profession.

Background

Nik (she/her/they) practises as inhouse Senior Legal Counsel at international engineering and construction company, Laing O’Rourke. She advises on dispute resolution, risk mitigation, and the successful delivery of state-of-the art infrastructure and building projects across the UK. Prior to joining Laing O'Rourke, Nik was a Senior Associate within a…

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The Anti-SLAPP Research Hub reflects on media freedom on the 30th Anniversary of World Press Freedom Day

What is World Press Freedom Day?

The 3rd of May was proclaimed “World Press Freedom Day” by the UN General Assembly in 1993. The Day raises awareness about the importance of independent media, threats to media freedom, and presents an opportunity for States to reflect on and recommit to protecting…

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The Anti-SLAPP Research Hub calls for global cooperation in tackling SLAPPs at the UN's expert seminar on the safety of journalists

On Tuesday 25 March 2023, Dr Francesca Farrington represented The Anti-SLAPP Research Hub at an expert seminar on legal and economic threats to the safety of journalists organised by the United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). She was accompanied by Anti-SLAPP Hub Member Ms. Magdalena…

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Queer Perspectives in Law Reading List*

To celebrate this year’s LGBTQ+ History Month, the School of Law’s Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee are highlighting useful resources online and around campus. As part of our commitment to increasing the visibility of LGBTQ+ people in law and the impact of law on LGBTQ+ people we are proud to…

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