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Legal Wales Conference 2014: students address practitioners on children and young people’s rights to mental health services in Wales

Posted on 13 November 2014 by Lucy Cone

LPC students Katie Morgan and Charlotte Pritchard talk about their experience presenting at this year’s Legal Wales Conference 2014 held at Bangor University. "We were extremely pleased to be selected […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Law on Fracking: Mistaking coverage for adequacy – Elen Stokes

Posted on 25 November 2013 by Christopher Burns

This blog entry has been written to promote a public debate on fracking and shale gas, organised by the Rational Parliament, on 26 November in London. The Rational Parliament is […]

Deprivation of liberty: The media are missing the real story – Lucy Series

Posted on 12 November 2013 by Christopher Burns

Last week the Daily Mail and the Telegraph newspapers covered a recent ruling of the Court of Protection concerning deprivation of liberty.  Mr Justice Jackson ruled that a 67 year […]

Transparency in the family courts – online videos of children and social workers – Dr Julie Doughty

Posted on 13 September 2013 by Christopher Burns

The proposal issued in July by the President of the Family Division to publish more family court decisions was eagerly seized on by some newpapers as a victory in their […]

Cardiff Law School’s Summer Work Placement Scheme with Clintons

Posted on 23 July 2013 by Christopher Burns

At Cardiff Law School, we encourage our students to undertake relevant work experience and to learn new skills that they can apply to a graduate career of their choice. We […]

Deemed Consent for Organ Transplantation in Wales – Tom Hayes

Posted on 5 July 2013 by Christopher Burns

During national transplant week we are reminded of the triumph of modern medicine that allows organs and tissue of the recently deceased to be transplanted into those in need. There […]

David v Goliath – David Dixon

Posted on 4 December 2012 by Alison Tobin

The third week of November was one of the most momentous weeks in the history of Wales.  On the Monday the Silk Commission published its first report.  It recommends that […]