Journal Index

Exploration of the advantages and disadvantages that membership of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) holds for developing countries and its impact on economic growth,
A critical study of the consequences of Brexit in the area of competition law with respect to consumers and businesses in the UK in the aftermath of the Withdrawal Agreement.
An article considering the hostile attitude of the Trump White House towards global justice institutions with particular focus upon the administration’s rhetoric surrounding the International Criminal Court.
Dissertation considering the unjustifiability of America’s practice of torture during the War on Terror focusing on the Bush administration’s prioritisation of national security over the absolute rights of scores of individuals.
An evaluation of historical colonial practices and how the legacy of the colonialism continues to influence international treaties and the idea of nationhood in the post-colonial era.
Issue Four

An Assessment of the Limitations and Strength of Existing Product Liability Protections Lauren Kolarek
An action in product liability within the United Kingdom currently may be taken as an action in negligence, or in strict liability under the Consumer Protection Act 1987

An Assessment of Achieving Sustainability through the New Corporate Social Responsibility Agenda Tanja Nowak
The Malthusian principle of ‘moral restraint’ for population sustainability,[1] can transition effectively into the modern day strive for Sustainable Development (SD).

The Tort Framework for Liability within Medical Negligence in the UK is Effective and is not in need of Reform Megan Somers
Society is a carousel of change; a never-ending stream of advances and modernisations

The Definition of Rape in International Criminal Law has Truly Evolved Affecting the Scope for Recognition of Victims and their Entitlement to ReparationsSiofra Corr
The definition of rape in international criminal law is vital for ensuring a wide scope for the recognition of victims, and their consequent access to reparations.

Analysing the Principle that Children should maintain Contact with both Parents after Divorce or SeparationJane Montgomery
When the parents of a child separate or divorce, “issues about the child’s future residence and contact with the non-resident parent will invariably arise.”

Issue Three

Legal Theory Encourages Alternative Truths in Construing LawSamantha Hopkins
The concept of “alternative truths” embodies the fundamental differences of perspective inherent in individuals.

Assessing the Tort Framework for Liability within Medical Negligence in the United KingdomKellie Morwood
Patient autonomy is regarded as one of the most valuable attributes of modern medical jurisprudence, therefore, the consideration of maternity care serves as an excellent window to examine the doctrine of informed consent

The Presumption of Innocence is like a Golden Thread in the Criminal Justice System Chun Shuo Lum
The presumption of innocence is one of the most important and ancient right embodied within the criminal justice system in the UK

The Challenges Reparations for Mass Atrocities PresentGamaliel Kan
Truth and Reconciliation Commissions (TRC) have been one of the mechanisms that are widely used to tackle the violation of human rights and to transition into democracy

Establishing a Formal Reparations Programme for Victims of the Troubles in Northern IrelandAmber Kelly
The complex reality of the political conflict in Northern Ireland has resulted in a reluctance to establish a formal reparations programme for victims.

Issue Two

Individual and Collective Reparations in Remedying International Crime
Aaron Murchan
This article critiques the extent to which reparations play a key role in international law through assessing reparations programs in a number of different settings, gaining an insight into the most effective forms of reparations in a post-conflict setting.

The Supreme and Supranational European Union
Alison Koh
This essay examines the foremost unique features of the EU – its relationship with Member States and individuals.

Violence Against Women and the Defence of Provocation in the Republic of Ireland
Clíodhna Ní Chéileachair
This article will focus on the application of the defence in excusing male possessiveness and sexual pride, and ignoring killings done by abused women in reaction to that abuse in the context of Irish law.

Regulation 3 EA(D)R 2010: Institutionalising a Stereotype?
Harry John Matthews
This essay will oppose expressed justifications for the exclusion of addiction from disability discrimination legislation and it will identify theoretical, doctrinal, and pragmatic legal barriers to the inclusion of addiction within contemporary anti-discrimination legislation.

Changing the Treaties without changing the Treaties
William Moody
This answer will posit that under current case-law the four-year “live and contribute” requirement before qualifying for in-work benefits and social housing is arguably possible without Treaty change via one of two methods.

Issue One

The Law of Whistleblowing in Northern Ireland
Amy Barr
This essay will argue that the law in Northern Ireland does not offer informers sufficient protection, and as a result, employees are unable to blow the whistle openly and with impunity.

The Law on Physician Assisted Suicide Anurag Deb
This essay will argue that the lack of option of asking for assistance creates unnecessary suffering for the terminally ill by examining morality, public interests and natural law.

The Reaction of Competition Law to Uber Kenza Lynch
This essay argues that competition law offers a comprehensive analysis of the issue at hand and critiques the current legislative framework that determines the taxi and PHV regulatory regime in London from a competition law perspective.

Striking a Fair Balance between the Buyer and Seller within a Contract Lauren Rafferty
In this essay, the author considers two diverging ideas regarding statutory controls on unfair contract terms.

Asymmetric Paternalism in Corporate Governance [Research Project] Kenza Lynch
This piece uniquely propositions a deviation from libertarian economic policies towards an unashamedly paternalistic policy.