Neuroscientific Evidence in Criminal Cases - Workshop-
Workshop Theme In recent years neuroscience has added to our understanding of human behaviour and these developments are likely to impact increasingly upon the criminal justice system. This workshop will provide cross-jurisdictional perspectives on how this type of evidence is treated in the courtroom. Programme 11.00 Registration and Tea/Coffee 11.30 Isla Callander, Elizabeth Shaw...
The Moral Conflict of Law and Neuroscience-
Law relies on a conception of human agency, the idea that humans are capable of making their own choices and are morally responsible for the consequences. But what if that is not the case? Peter Alces will present the main arguments of his recent book The Moral Conflict of Law...
Litigating Climate Change under UNCLOS-
This seminar will discuss the role that litigation under Part XII of UNCLOS could play in enforcing states’ obligations to protect and preserve the marine environment from the effects of climate change. Inter-state litigation is a weapon employed by weaker states with limited diplomatic leverage over their bigger, more powerful...
"It's a regulator, but not as we know it": the Oil and Gas Authority-
Professor Terry Daintith will discuss his article, “Government Companies as Regulators” (2019 Modern Law Review, 1-28). Sectoral regulators in the United Kingdom, such as Ofgem for gas and electricity, or Ofcom for broadcasting and telecommunications, are normally statutory bodies organised under specific legislation. Exceptionally, the regulator recently (2015) established for the...
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