The Importance of Names in Education

By Dr Jane Bryan, solicitor (non-practising), Reader in the Warwick Law School Many students find that names play a large part in their education: tortured hours spent trying to cement case names to facts and principles, the strategic peppering of essays with the...

On this day 16 November 1989 – The Children Act

The Children Act received Royal Assent on 16 November 1989 At the time of its enactment, the Children Act was designed to be a dramatic departure in relation to the previous legislation as it centred around the fact that children are best cared for within their own...

Is judicial biography scholarly enough for a PhD?

By Kate Faulkner PhD student at IALS and Legal Research Librarian at the Squire Law Library, University of Cambridge Photo by Charl Folscher on Unsplash In the Preface to Hobsbawm’s autobiography where he apologises (as so many biographers do) for writing a biography,...