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21 July 2021

Changing the Law Landmark Court Cases

The law is designed to serve justice, but it is not set in stone and can change. Landmark court cases are those which challenge expected outcomes and lead to changes in legislation.One landmark court case was the Belmarsh decision...

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09 April 2021

LLM International Business Law: A Flexible Route

Are you looking for a flexible route into law? The University of Bolton’s LLM International Business Law programme welcomes students from a variety of backgrounds!A business law master’s is a highly-r...

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04 March 2021

10 Reasons to Choose a Career in Law

If there is one reason why people look up to the law, it is because it gives them hope for justice and equality. When people ponder over whether is a law degree good, its this degree that is their pathway to providing justice.Is l...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Law

Study Law at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.Results ar...

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27 May 2020

Why you should pick our foundation year Law course

Obtaining a position on a Law degree course can be difficult, not only are there entry requirements to meet, but you also need to be ready for the high commitment levels it requires. One of the best ways to get onto a Law degree is by co...

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27 May 2020

What a career in Law looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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26 May 2020

Law degree entry requirements you will require

A Law degree can provide you with the essential skills needed to be a successful lawyer, but also a successful producer, politician, manager, journalist, diplomat or police officer. A Law degree equips you for almost any profession that ...

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07 May 2020

Equality before the law

For over a century, there has been a fight to see every individual equal in the eyes of the Law. Throughout the 21st century, women and ethnic minorities have fought for their right to equal opportunities within society, but change only ...

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13 April 2020

What can I do with a Law degree?

Many students get involved in Law because they’re passionate about making the world a better place, whether that be fighting for justice or supporting those falsely accused. The Law is complex as it extends to all corners of our societ...

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07 February 2020

The Ethnic Backgrounds of Our Prison Population

According to Webster (2019) we know, from David Lammy and many other sources, that people from a BAME background are over-represented in our prisons. Last week the MoJ published its response to a number of Freedom of Information re...

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21 November 2019

Safeguarding People at Risk: A Failing Criminal Justice System

UK media presents daily criticisms detailing criminal cases whereby the public or service users have been failed by the very system designed to protect from harm.The media ‘gaze’ is never far from policing, prison or probation...

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26 June 2019

Caster Semenya and the International Association of Athletics Federations: More ...

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have been ordered by the Swiss Supreme Court to suspend their testosterone regulation with immediate effect after a successful appeal of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s...

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26 June 2019

The Solicitors Qualification Examination - Will It All End In Tiers?

With the first round of trials complete, the Solicitors Qualification Examination (SQE) is rapidly moving from concept to reality.However, the criticism of SQE is following a similar path, with the pilot launch bringing forth heig...

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26 June 2019

Uncovering Invisible Children: A Commentary On The Consultation: Children Not In...

In April 2019, the Department of Education published the consultation: Children not in school: proposed legislation.One proposal is to impose a new statutory duty on English Local Authorities with responsibility for education to m...

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26 June 2019

A New Party Leader and a New Prime Minister

As I write, the Conservative Party is beginning a leadership contest to decide who will replace Theresa May as its leader.The winner will also become Prime Minister and many may question whether this is acceptable – whether a ne...

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14 June 2019

Criminal Behaviour

On Monday 8th April, the Theatre and Performance department, based at the Queen’s Specialist Building, created a crime scene re-enactment for students on the Crime and Criminal Justice Programme.Final year Theatre and Performanc...

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