January 2018 Issue now online
The articles, notes and reviews from the January issue of the Modern Law Review are now available. This issue begins with the published 2017 Chorley Lecture, and features articles on rail franchising, crowdfunding contracts and reconceptualising enduring property relationships. Notes cover recent changes to the UK welfare system and court decisions on cryogenically frozen corpses and the agent-principal relationship in commercial law. The issue also contains a review essay of two new books on constitutional theory, and short reviews of works on damages and human rights, global financial regulation and the right to silence.
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.