Wales

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 by Cardiff Law School to work with the Wales Observatory on Human Rights of Children and Young People to present a break-out session at the
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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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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 campaign for ‘transparency’ and ‘open justice’. The President, Sir James Munby, has long advocated more openness in family court decision making. His draft guidance, on
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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 certain tax raising powers (including the variation of income tax should such a proposal be accepted in a referendum) should be devolved to Wales.  On
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