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19 January | “The more strictly the government is watched, the better it will behave.”

Professor Philip Schofield joins BBC Radio 4′s Start the Week to discuss Bentham, self-censorship and surveillance.

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Bills of Lading Incorporating Charterparties published by Hart Publishing

21 January 2015
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LLM students submit evidence to the Investigatory Powers Review

19 January 2015
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Religious Pluralism and Secularism in Europe

16 January 2015
Human rights first banner at protest

No interest in Human Rights?

28 Jan 2015, 4pm-7pm
Laywers taken from 'Ballads of the Bench and Bar; or, Idle Lays of the Parliament House. [Edited by J. B. Paul and J. J. Reid.]', 1882

Habeas Corpus and the Rule of Law

29 Jan 2015, 18:00 - 19:00

The Challenging Nature of Cartel Criminalisation: A Case Study of the UK

3 Feb 2015, 13:00 - 14:00

Research Impact: Paths to Justice