Cardiff Law School

Copyright and Premier League Football in South Wales Pubs – Making Sense of the Law – Dr Luke McDonagh

Posted on 4 March 2014 by Christopher Burns

The issue of copyright infringement in relation to Sky satellite television broadcasts – and broadcasts of Premier League football matches in particular – has recently made national news headlines. In late January several pubs in South Wales, including pubs in Cardiff and Swansea, were accused by agents representing the Premier League of broadcasting football games
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The Care Quality Commission Raises Concerns About ‘Blanket Rules’ In Mental Health Services – Lucy Series

Posted on 29 January 2014 by Alison Tobin

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has a legal duty to monitor how mental health services are exercising their powers under the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) – a legal framework governing detention and compulsory treatment of people with mental health problems. Yesterday the CQC published its annual report, raising lots of very important issues. I
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The Court of Protection and the new Family Court: can publishing judgments prevent moral panics? – Julie Doughty and Lucy Series

Posted on 6 December 2013 by Christopher Burns

The President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby has made clear his determination that the new Family Court, to be established in April 2014, will not be saddled with the label of ‘secrecy’ that has been attached to family proceedings in recent years. He also wants to extend his plans for accessibility and transparency
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Climate justice involves more than a fair distribution of benefits and burdens: It requires radical, structural change – Anna Grear

Posted on 28 November 2013 by Christopher Burns

This blog post originally appears on the LSE Dahrendorf Blog site.  Anna Grear writes on the concept of ‘climate justice’. Broadly speaking, climate justice incorporates a view of the effects of climate change as an ethical issue relating to principles such as social and environmental justice. She argues that climate justice is best illustrated by
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