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Should We Render British ISIS Militants Stateless to Reduce the Risk of Terrorism to National Security?

Contributed by Joe Timmins Finding the Balance between the Human Rights of UK Citizens engaging in ISIS Activities and the Risk to National Security The Islamic State of Iraq, more commonly known as ISIS, has dominated the press in recent … Continue reading

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Section 5 (Public Order Act 1986)

Contributed by Yong Gyum Kim What do you define as being insulting? Dependant on the nature of your surroundings and the culture you are used to, the notion of being insulted differs for each and every individual. Thus, in order … Continue reading

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Causation, Good Samaritan Laws and Blind Men Walking off Cliffs

Contributed By Joe Timmins If Person A, a Blind Man, is Walking Towards the Edge of a Cliff and Person B watches Person A do so Without Stopping him, is Person B guilty of killing Person A? Please note that … Continue reading

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The Death of Meritocracy: Positive Discrimination

Contributed by Joe Timmins     The British Equality Act 2010 was based on British principles that gender should never have any influence in employment. Amendments to the Equality Act in April 2011 allowing positive  discrimination, or “positive action” as … Continue reading

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Can Bribery Ever Be Considered a Normal Part of Doing Business?

Contributed by Joe Timmins Before this statement can be evaluated, we need to first to define bribery in the eyes of the law. The UK’s most recent and revised legislation regarding bribery is the Bribery Act 2010. This law states … Continue reading

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The Tuition Fee Rise: Betraying a Generation or Protecting Their Future?

In December 2010, the controversial austerity measure was passed to increase the student tuition fees cap from £3,290 to £9,000. The policy means that this year, 38% of English universities will charge students the maximum rate of £9,000, and the … Continue reading

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