November Issue now up
The articles, notes and reviews from the November issue of the Modern Law Review are now available. The issue features articles covering digital justice, the relationship between the right to life and criminal liability, the equal merit principle, and blockchain financial networks. A legislative note examines reforms to the Human Rights Act to ‘break the link’ with the ECtHR, and case notes examine recent decisions on ECHR fair trial rights and the UK ‘equitable recoupment’ right. A review essay examines a new biography of Otto Kahn-Freund, and book reviews cover works on legal interpretation, tort theory, bodily material and the law, EU contemporary criminal law, and financial regulation.
September Issue now available
The September 2017 Issue of the Modern Law Review is now available. This issue features articles on justifications for the Quistclose Trust, a re-engagement with the task of questioning sovereignty in the EU, new empirical analyses of public knowledge of consumer, housing and employment law, and an examination of Kelsen’s philosophical development. Legislation and Case Notes examine consumer law and its impact on private law, the illegality defence in Patel v Mirza, and recent Hong Kong jurisprudence on directors duties. Reviews this month cover critical and mainstream approaches to ethics in criminal law, to rhetoric in medical law, to new theories of cosmopolitan justice.
July Issue now up
The July 2017 Issue of the Modern Law Review is now available. This issue features articles on the public morals exception in the GATT, fairness in debt restructuring and judicial responses to pricing consumer contracts and a legislative note on the Housing and Planning Act 2016. July 2017 also includes a special set of four case notes exploring different angles on the UK Supreme Court’s judgment in the Brexit case, R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. Finally, the review section features an essay on Eric Heinze’s new book on hate speech in democracies and shorter reviews of recent works on Foucault and the politics of rights, and the right to self-representation.