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.
May Issue of the MLR now available
The May 2017 Issue of the Modern Law Review is now available. May 2017 includes research articles on constitutional comparativism, vexatious claims before employment tribunals, bounded discretion in EU law and the recent history of prisons and proportionality. It also includes legislation notes on insurance law reform, case notes on recent decisions on surveillance and insurance law, and eight book reviews covering a range of topics from legal theories of the state to vulnerable adults and the law.