Understanding the fight over trans rights part 1 – The Guardian

Posted October 9th, 2020 in birth certificates, equality, gender, news, podcasts, Scotland, transgender persons by sally

‘Stephen Whittle has been at the heart of trans activism for half a century. He discusses the legal and political progress that has been made over the past few decades while the Guardian’s Scotland correspondent Libby Brooks examines why there was a backlash over the 2015 Gender Recognition Act, which proposed a further expansion of trans rights.’

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The Guardian, 8th October 2020

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EP 127: Reintroduction Part 2 – Bats and Beavers – Law Pod UK

Posted October 9th, 2020 in animals, environmental protection, news, podcasts by sally

‘This is the second instalment of our collaboration with the Environmental Law Foundation, who are acting for acting for local residents in the Forest of Dean on a translocation of pine martens from Scotland. We discuss bats, other protected species and relative success of the introduction of beavers to the British Isles.’

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Law Pod UK, 5th October 2020

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EP 126: The Birds and the Bees – Law Pod UK

Posted September 29th, 2020 in animals, birds, environmental protection, news, podcasts by sally

‘Rosalind English gathers a panel of experts together to discuss the thorny issue of reintroduction of endangered species. This episode is part of a two part series on the subject, organised by the Environmental Law Foundation that promotes access to justice in matters of environmental law.’

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Law Pod UK, 29th September 2020

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EP 125: Transition towards Brexit in December 2020 – Law Pod UK

Posted September 21st, 2020 in bills, brexit, news, podcasts by sally

‘Professor Catherine Barnard discusses the difficulties to be overcome in the negotiations and the challenges presented by border issues as Parliament debates the Internal Market Bill.’

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Law Pod UK, 21st September 2020

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EP 124: The Salisbury Poisonings: scope of the Coroner’s investigation – Matt Hill – Law Pod UK

Posted September 8th, 2020 in coroners, inquests, news, podcasts, poisoning, Russia by sally

‘Matt Hill of 1 Crown Office Row discusses with Rosalind English the inquest into Dawn Sturgess, the innocent victim of the attempted assassination of a Russian agent. He considers the different approaches of the coronial and criminal jurisdictions where someone has died in suspicious circumstances.’

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Law Pod UK, 7th September 2020

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EP 123: Judges and Lawyers: Enemies of the People? with Joshua Rozenberg – Law Pod UK

Posted September 3rd, 2020 in judiciary, legal profession, media, news, podcasts by sally

‘In Episode 123 Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Joshua Rozenberg about his new book Enemies of the People? How Judges Shape Society and discusses attacks on judges and lawyers by the media and the government.’

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Law Pod UK, 1st September 2020

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EP 121: Secondary Victim Claims update – Gideon Barth – Law Pod UK

Posted July 30th, 2020 in duty of care, hospitals, news, podcasts, psychiatric damage, third parties by sally

‘In Episode 119 Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Gideon Barth about secondary victim claims, and the recent case of Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.’

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Law Pod UK, 28th July 2020

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EP 120: Catherine Barnard on next steps toward Brexit – Law Pod UK

Posted July 17th, 2020 in brexit, news, podcasts by sally

‘In the latest instalment of her @2903 cb podcast series Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Employment Law at the University of Cambridge and a Senior Fellow of the UK in a Changing Europe tells her listeners what to look out for next and what could end the present gridlock in the ongoing negotiations.’

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Law Pod UK, 15th July 2020

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EP 119: Death and Dying in the age of Covid-19 – Sarah Wootton and Lloyd Riley – Law Pod UK

Posted July 17th, 2020 in coronavirus, news, podcasts by sally

‘Rosalind English talks to Sarah Wootton and Lloyd Riley of the campaign group Dignity in Dying about how the pandemic has brought the mode of dying to the centre of public discourse.’

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Law Pod UK, 13th July 2020

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EP 117: Systemic Racial Inequality – Windrush and the Bar – Martin Forde QC – Law Pod UK

‘In Episode 117, Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Martin Forde QC on systemic racial inequality relating to Windrush, immigration history and at the Bar.’

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Law Pod UK, 25th June 2020

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EP 116: IICSA Update and Abuse within Minority Religions – Richard Scorer – Law Pod UK

Posted June 17th, 2020 in child abuse, children, news, podcasts, sexual offences by sally

‘In Episode 116 Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Richard Scorer, Head of Abuse at Slater and Gordon, about progress of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse and in particular the investigation into abuse within minority religions. The episode also examines the impact virtual hearings has had on evidence to date.’

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Law Pod UK, 16th June 2020

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EP 115: The Agriculture Bill: a revolution in farming or a lost opportunity? – Law Pod UK

Posted June 9th, 2020 in agriculture, international trade, news, podcasts by sally

‘Rosalind English talks to senior policy advisor to the campaign group Compassion in World Farming about food security and the danger of pathogens in intensive livestock rearing. Does the Agriculture Bill address these issues or will new trade deals mean cheap imported meat over responsible farming?’

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Law Pod UK, 8th June 2020

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Recent Cases on the Law of an Arbitration Agreement and Anti-Suit Injunctions – 39 Essex Chambers

Posted June 3rd, 2020 in arbitration, chambers articles, injunctions, news, podcasts by sally

‘In this podcast, Niraj Modha considers two recent decisions: Enka v Chubb [2020] EWCA Civ 574 and Times Trading Corporation v National Bank of Fujairah [2020] EWHC 1078 (Comm).’

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39 Essex Chambers, 1st June 2020

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Environmental Law Podcast – Six Pump Court

‘This month the Podcast partners with the UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA), to bring you a COVID-19 special where we hear from environmental regulators on how the pandemic is affecting operations.’

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Six Pump Court, 19th May 2020

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EP 114: CPS Rape Prosecution Policy – Jennifer MacLeod – Law Pod UK

Posted June 2nd, 2020 in Crown Prosecution Service, news, podcasts, prosecutions, rape by sally

‘In Episode 114, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Jennifer MacLeod from Brick Court Chambers about two recent Divisional Court decisions concerning CPS rape prosecution policy.’

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Law Pod UK, 1st June 2020

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EP 113: Tracking Coronavirus Symptoms: an erosion of privacy? – Professor Lilian Edwards – Law Pod UK

Posted May 27th, 2020 in bills, coronavirus, internet, news, podcasts, privacy, telecommunications by sally

‘With the new contact tracing app due to be rolled out in the rest of the UK after the Isle of Wight trial in May, Rosalind English discusses privacy concerns with Professor Lilian Edwards of Newcastle University, whose Bill seeks to address some of these concerns.’

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Law Pod UK, 26th May 2020

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EP 112: Government’s reliance on AI in times of plague – Robert Spano – Law Pod UK

‘Robert Spano, who recently commenced his tenure as President of the European Court of Human Rights in the difficult circumstances of lockdown and remote working, discusses with Rosalind English the challenges we face with government’s reliance on automated decision making. This is a question rendered particularly sharp with the pandemic and the conditions under which the restrictions will be lifted.’

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Law Pod UK, 22nd May 2020

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Protecting domestic violence victims in lockdown – The Guardian

‘Kate, a call handler for a domestic violence charity, discusses the challenges of trying to deal with the rising number of calls during lockdown. Guardian reporter Helen Pidd has been reporting on the domestic violence cases being heard at Manchester magistrates court over the past few weeks.’

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The Guardian, 6th May 2020

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EP 109: Medical Law Updates with Rajkiran Barhey – Law Pod UK

Posted April 28th, 2020 in medical treatment, news, podcasts by sally

‘In Episode 109, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Kiran Barhey about the most recent edition of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, a new resource for practitioners looking to stay up to date in medical law.’

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Law Pod UK, 28th April 2020

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EP 107: Climate Change and Lock Down – Thomas Muinzer & David Hart QC – Law Pod UK

‘Energy expert Thomas Muinzer and David Hart QC discuss the Climate Change Act, the extent to which the UK has reached its own goals for carbon emission reduction, and two recent challenges in the courts to projects involving GHG emissions. This is even more topical, given the recent decision to go ahead HS2, despite the current lockdown.’

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Law Pod UK, 17th April 2020

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