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Law Commission eyes homebuying reform and digital justice plans

Green: Significant Opportunity Rethinking the home buying process – including ending caveat emptor – and establishing digital justice on a solid foundation are among the projects envisaged by the Law Commission. Jurisdictional challenges presented by emerging technologies and a legal framework to support increased automation of public decision-making are also on a list of ideas […]

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Law Society of England and Wales hits back at Chinese sanctions against UK lawyers

The Law Society of England and Wales has hit back at the Chinese government for sanctioning a leading chamber and lawyer, among other things, for spreading “lies and misinformation” about alleged human rights abuses. man in Xinjiang. Earlier on Friday, China’s Foreign Ministry announced sanctions against London-based Essex Court Chambers and Geoffrey Nice QC, among […]

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Brexit and the legal profession

The UK left the EU’s single market and customs union on December 31, 2020. Its relationship with the bloc is now governed by the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA). There are substantial changes affecting English and Welsh lawyers serving clients in the EU from 1 January 2021: EU laws, including the EU Lawyers Directives, no […]

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Who were the winners and losers of the Law Commission?

It would have been easy enough to ignore the government’s response to the Law Commission, which was released earlier this week. It came out during a busy week full of news: reports criticizing ministers, abandoned charitable services, high profile resignations. Oh, and the original Commission report came out in 2017 – we can be forgiven […]

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Law Commission of Ontario Releases Report on AI and Automated Decision-Making Systems

The Law Commission of Ontario has published Legal issues and the development of AI in government: report of the workshop, which addresses the opportunities and challenges arising from the government’s use of artificial intelligence and automated decision-making systems, including disclosure, bias, due process and public participation. In late 2020, the commission, alongside Ontario’s digital service, […]

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CSOs Call on Malawi Law Commission to Review Article 138 of the Penal Code: “The Desecration Law is Unjustly Enforced” – Malawi Nyasa Times

Civil society organizations, including Youth and Society (YAS) and Oxfam Malawi, have called on the Law Commission of Malawi to revise section 138 of the penal code, raising two “failures” of the legislation which they say , “Produce an injustice” in the application of the law. the law. Kajoloweka: Article 138 of the Penal Code […]

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Nigeria, UK nominate joint candidate for International Law Commission 2021

Dapo Akande, Professor of Public International Law at the University of Oxford, has been appointed UK candidate for the International Law Commission for the period 2023-2017. Nigeria-born Professor Akande will see his candidacy co-nominated by the government of Nigeria, making him the very first candidate to be nominated by both the UK and Nigeria. The […]

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Malawi: CSOs Call on Malawi Legal Commission to Revise Article 138 of the Penal Code – “Unfairly Applied Desecration Law”

Civil society organizations, including Youth and Society (YAS) and Oxfam Malawi, have called on the Law Commission of Malawi to revise section 138 of the penal code, raising two “failures” of the legislation which they say “Result in injustice” in the application of the law. Article 138 of the Penal Code provides for the offense […]

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United Nations International Law Commission Professor Takes on World’s Biggest Problems Through Teamwork | News from the FIU

From the sea level rises at deterioration of the earth’s atmosphere at Threats of future pandemics, there are many problems that threaten human health and prosperity in the 21st century if nations and states do not work together. Fortunately, however, there are people around the world coming together to work on solutions. One of them […]