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Age, Rationing and the National Health Service: a legal and ethical minefield? – Professor Keith Syrett

Posted on 5 August 2014 by Alison Tobin

A recent report in the Daily Telegraph sought to expose ‘illegal’ age discrimination in the National Health Service (NHS). It cited a study jointly carried out by the Royal College […]

Joint enterprise: how driving friends to buy a pizza could get you convicted for murder – Julie Price

Posted on 14 July 2014 by Christopher Burns

This blog first appeared on The Conversation The legal concept of joint enterprise caused outrage in South Africa in 2012, when 270 miners were charged with the murder of 34 […]

Diary of a UK Innocence Project 12: Once there was hope, now there is Nunn – Julie Price

Posted on 23 June 2014 by Christopher Burns

This blog first appeared on thejusticegap.com On this week’s Supreme Court ruling in the case of Kevin Nunn, Louise Shorter at Inside Justice observes, ‘This places an important new duty […]

Diary of a UK Innocence Project 11: A Case of Joint Enterprise – Julie Price

Posted on 28 May 2014 by Christopher Burns

This blog first appeared on thejusticegap.com This is the story behind Cardiff Law School’s Innocence Project’s eighth submission to the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC). ‘It was the late 1970s. […]

Quilting and Justice for LB – Lucy Series

Posted on 21 May 2014 by Christopher Burns

On 4th July 2013 Connor Sparrowhawk drowned in a bath in an assessment and treatment unit in Oxfordshire. Connor was a handsome, creative, irreverent young man, who happened to have […]

The Time of Angels – Dr Russell Sandberg

Posted on 9 May 2014 by Christopher Burns

Religion, Law and Society It is strange how sayings often cancel each other out. It is often exclaimed that ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’. Yet, we are also […]

Diary of a UK Innocence Project 10: To e, or not to e: Electronic v Paper Case Management – Julie Price

Posted on 2 May 2014 by Alison Tobin

This blog first appeared on thejusticegap.com Paperwork: don’t you just love it? Actually, yes we do at our innocence project. If we’re going to make any sort of progress in […]

Diary of a UK Innocence Project 9: A Week of Innocence and Common Purpose – Julie Price

Posted on 17 April 2014 by Christopher Burns

This blog first appeared on thejusticegap.com Our fourth Innocence Week has been and gone. It’s Cardiff Law School’s annual contribution to raising awareness of wrongful convictions and problems with the […]

Rome 2014 – Chloe Halloran Second Year LLB Student and Publicity Officer for Cardiff University Law Society

Posted on 8 April 2014 by Christopher Burns

On March 31st, those of us taking the Undergraduate LLB module ‘Law and Religion’ flew to Rome for an educational visit. We were joined by students from the Cardiff Law […]

Diary of a UK Innocence Project 8: Second Time Lucky? – Julie Price

Posted on 19 March 2014 by Christopher Burns

This blog first appeared on thejusticegap.com Since its inception in 1997 the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) had, until today, only ever referred one case to the Court of Appeal […]