The law and politics of withdrawal from the EU
On Thursday June 23, the people had their say. Over 17 million Britons voted to leave the EU. In his latest blog, Dr. Phil Syrpis looks at the mechanism of withdrawal, and the terms of any withdrawal agreement and future trade agreement with the EU. He particularly focuses on Article 50 and asks whether there is any way back once it is triggered.
Ellie Butler: child welfare v parents’ rights
In all the commentary on the tragic death of Ellie Butler, there has been very little discussion of the decision made to return Ellie to her parents. In her latest blog, Prof Judith Masson highlights how this was a truly exceptional decision, and questions the decision to revoke Ellie's Special Guardianship Order (SGO) with her grandparents.
Why I volunteered for the Law Clinic
Before coming to Bristol, Emily Kelvey received a First Class in Politics and International Relations from Loughborough University. She has just finished the first year of the MA in Law here at Bristol. In this interview Emily talks about why she choose Bristol, her role in the Law Clinic, the satisfaction of giving back to the local community, and how the experience has increased her employment prospects. She also has some advice on time management for students wanting to apply for next year!
Student recognised for contribution to equality and diversity
The Law School wishes to congratulate undergraduate Chloe Maughan for being shortlisted for a Student Union (SU) award for Equality and Diversity. The nomination is in recognition of her voluntary work promoting equality and diversity through accessible, exciting and engaging campaigns or events.
Brexit: A climactic decision?
With the Referendum imminent a blog from Reader in Sustainability and Law, Chris Wilmore, questions why the environment has singularly failed to make itself an issue in the BREXIT debate.