The Case of Edith Haynes @ANU_Law

Margaret Thornton, ANU College of Law, is publishing Challenging the Legal Profession a Century On: The Case of Edith Haynes in volume 44 of the University of Western Australia Law Review (2018). Here is the abstract. This article focuses on Edith Haynes’ unsuccessful attempt to enter the legal profession in Western Australia. Although admitted to articles as a law student in 1900, she was denied permission to sit her intermediate examination by the Supreme Court of WA (In re Edith Haynes (1904) 6 WAR 209). Edith Haynes is of particular…

2019 University of Massachusetts Law Review Roundtable Symposium on Law and Media

From the mailbox: The UMass Law Review has issued the following call for papers. Download the call in PDF here, and please share it with any interested scholarly communities. UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LAW REVIEW CALL FOR SYMPOSIUM PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS November 14, 2018 We are pleased to announce the 2019 UMass Law Review Roundtable Symposium, currently titled “Law and Media.” In the age where the 24/7 news cycle and social media have impacted current politics and where data protection, personal branding, and technology have affected entertainment and media as well…

Frederick Douglass on the Slave’s Perspective on Republican Freedom @KCL_Law

Alan Coffee, King’s College London, Dickson Poon School of Law, is publishing A Radical Revolution in Thought: Frederick Douglass on the Slave’s Perspective on Republican Freedom in Radical Republicanism: Recovering the Tradition’s Popular Heritage (Bruno Leipold, Karma Nabulsi and Stuart White, eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press) (forthcoming). While the image of the slave as the antithesis of the freeman is central to republican freedom, it is striking to note that slaves themselves have not contributed to how this condition is understood. The result is a one-sided conception of both freedom…

How to protect the rights of UK citizens in the EU27 after Brexit? Analysis of the Shindler judgment

Professor Steve Peers, University of Essex* The EU General Court today gave its judgment in the case of Shindler and others, on the legality of the EU Council decision giving the EU Commission a mandate to negotiate the Brexit withdrawal agreement with the UK. In the Court’s view, the case, which was brought by a group of UK citizens living in the other EU Member States, was inadmissible. Although this necessarily meant that the Court did not rule on the merits of the legal challenge, the judgment nevertheless touched on…

How to Avail BullGuard Black Friday Sale on services? – UK Business Circle

Bullguard is an antivirus assembled on the foundation of latest technologies and features thus providing efficient protection against all malware spyware Trojans and viral attacks but there are few technical procedures that can only be well handled by trained certified technician in order to install BullGuard on another computer ensure that there is no other security program running on the system after uninstalling any other program restart the system ensure that you have your BullGuard account log in details for more information and guidelines click here: BullGuard Black Friday Sale…

Goldmann on The Entanglement of Sovereignty and Property in International Law @MattHGoldmann

Matthias Goldmann, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law; Goethe University Frankfurt – Research Center SAFE; Goethe University Frankfurt – Cluster of Excellence Normative Orders; Goethe University Frankfurt, has published The Entanglement of Sovereignty and Property in International Law: From German Southwest Africa to the Great Land Grab? Here is the abstract. This article argues that an intricate entanglement existed between sovereignty and property in German Southwest Africa. Germany’s control over Southwest Africa depended considerably on European settlements, which received logistical, financial, and military support by Germany.…

Cavangh on The Imperial Constitution of the Law Officers of the Crown @edward_cavanagh

Edward Cavanagh, University of Cambridge, is publishing The Imperial Constitution of the Law Officers of the Crown: Legal Thought on War and Colonial Government, 1719–1774 in the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History (2018). Here is the abstract. The rule of conquest came to receive different applications for different parts of the British Empire. How this happened, and who was responsible for it happening, are the interests of this article. Calling upon court reports, parliamentary records, and correspondence between various officeholders in the early Hanoverian government, attention will be drawn…

Gould on Legal Duplicity and the Scapegoat Mentality in Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Jim Crow America @rrgould

Rebecca Gould, College of Arts and Law, University of Birmingham; Harvard University, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, is publishing Justice Deferred: Legal Duplicity and the Scapegoat Mentality in Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Jim Crow America in Law & Literature. Here is the abstract. Although best known as a poet, African-American writer Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) developed a unique voice in his fiction. This essay explores the bifurcation Dunbar discerned between the law as an instrument of justice and as a stabilizer of the segregationist status quo in Jim Crow…

Foundation announce new national sales manager

Foundation Home Loans has announced that it has expanded its senior sales team with the appointment of Mark Whitear as National Sales Manager. Whitear joins following his time at Kensington and Fleet Mortgages, where he fulfilled distribution and account manager positions. His career spans more than 30 years, with the last 16 years focused on roles specific to the mortgage industry. During this time, he has worked as a Broker and worked for lenders in both the but-to-let and specialist sectors. At Foundation…

Stonebridge Group announce strong growth in newly released figures

Mortgage and insurance network, Stonebridge Group, has announced this morning that mortgage completions were up 20% against the first nine months of 2017 and valued at £4.8bn. Figures released for the first three quarters of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017 showed that mortgage applications placed through the business were valued at £6.29 billion – a 12% rise against the previous period. Total life business volumes from both appointed representative (AR) firms also increased, with £13.43 million of life application commissions (up…