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If someone posts your private photos online, there has been little you can do about it – how changes in the law will finally help victims

Professor Clare McGlynn, KC (Hon), in Durham Law School, explains UK Government plans to amend the online safety bill to include significant changes to the law on the sharing and posting of intimate images.
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DLS first Professor in Practice presents paper for the 2023 Association of Pension Lawyers Summer Conference

“Leveraged LDI: Prudent deficit risk management or ultra vires speculation?” is the title of a paper prepared by Philip Bennett, the Law School’s first Professor in Practice, for the Association of Pension Lawyers Summer Conference in June 2023.
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Abortion prison sentence shows the law is focused on foetuses – why that’s dangerous for women

Associate Professor Emma Milne calls for parliament to conduct a thorough and compassionate review of criminal law in the context of abortion.
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Key climate temperature goals could be too high

Scientists – including one of Durham’s leading glaciologists - and several countries highly vulnerable to climate change have warned that key global temperature goals might be too high.
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Durham Law School Academic awarded prestigious Scottish Parliament Fellowship

Gemma Davies (Associate Professor in Criminal Law) together with her colleague Helena Farrand Carrapico (Professor of International Relations and European Politics, Northumbria University), was awarded a Scottish Parliament Fellowship on Criminal Justice and Policing after Brexit. The project, which starts in May 2023, aims to understand the impact of the current legal and political Scottish- EU relations on the Scottish criminal justice landscape.
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Thom Brooks addresses Legal Ed Con 2023

Professor Thom Brooks was invited to address the major annual Legal Ed Con 2023 in London last week.
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Professor Philip Bennett Discusses Leveraged LDI and UK Pension Funds Acting Ultra Vires in Recent Article

What is Leveraged LDI and were UK pension funds acting ultra vires are questions discussed by Professor in Practice Philip Bennett in a recent article
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Abortion: under-18s pushed towards in-person appointments but evidence shows remote consultations can be better option

Dr Elizabeth Chloe Romanis from our Law School and Dr Jordan Parsons from Keele University explain that telemedicine has made abortion more accessible and that this should extend to under-18s.
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Debut novel from Durham Law student

First year law student, Miray Kose, has released her debut crime fiction novel Game of Iniquity, a dark and well-researched historical crime novel, set amongst the grimy opium dens and glittering political spheres of an increasingly criminal Victorian London.
Photograph of Miray Kose, a 1st year law student and author, wearing black

How music festivals could be made safer for women

Research by our Durham Law School has found that the set up and culture of music festivals can create dangerous spaces where sexual violence and harassment can be perpetrated. As we approach the music festival season, we caught up with Dr Hannah Bows to tell us more.
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Dr Rafael Emmanuel Macatangay on roundtable panel: “Financing Just and Affordable Energy Transition in the Asia-Pacific Region”

Dr Rafael Emmanuel Macatangay, Ph.D., Visiting Professor at Durham Law School, was invited to speak as part of a panel at an online roundtable “Financing Just and Affordable Energy Transition in the Asia-Pacific Region.” The roundtable is co-organized by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (“APEC”) Business Advisory Council (“ABAC”); the Asia-Pacific Financial Forum (“APFF”) Sustainable Finance Development Network (“SFDN”); and the Australian APEC Study Centre at RMIT University.
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Durham expert appointed to UK Covid-19 Inquiry ethics panel

Healthcare law expert, Professor Emma Cave from our Durham Law School, has been appointed to the ethics advisory group of the UK Covid-19 Inquiry.
Professor Emma Cave