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English, News, 1 season, 199 episodes, 3 days, 6 hours, 24 minutes
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Law Pod UK covers developments across all aspects of civil and public law in the United Kingdom. It is brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row with presenters Rosalind English and Emma-Louise Fenelon. More info on our highly recommended podcast on the UK Human Rights Blog.
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199: The Protection of Animals at the Time of Killing (PATOK)

Following the Strasbourg Court's dismissal of Kosher and Halal groups' challenge to the ban on no-stun slaughter of food animals, Rosalind English talks to animal welfare campaigner Paula Sparks about the complex web of laws surrounding our treatment of farm animals in the abattoir. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
5/27/202425 minutes, 40 seconds
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198: Small Data: damage, distress and the development of a new type of claim

Jasper Gold of 1 Crown Office Row joins Lucy McCann to explore “small data” claims, where data and personal injury law intersect. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
5/15/202432 minutes, 19 seconds
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197: Negligence in football: A claim of two halves

Football fans everywhere will be familiar with reckless tackles, whether from their own Sunday league experience or as followers of the professional game. But when will a tackle amount to negligence and be actionable in a civil court, such that an injured player can sue their opponent? In this episode of Law Pod UK, 1COR members Jo Moore and Nicholas Jones join Lucy McCann to discuss how the law of personal injury applies to football. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
4/30/202436 minutes, 39 seconds
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196: Punching a window on the world of family law

Can appropriate public scrutiny and respect for private lives co-exist? Jim Duffy speaks to Richard Ager and Clare Ciborowska about the Transparency Reporting Pilot in the family courts. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
4/25/202422 minutes, 49 seconds
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195: Human Rights embrace Climate Change

Strasbourg Court fashions human rights out of climate change. David Hart KC discusses latest developments with Rosalind English. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
4/10/202425 minutes, 57 seconds
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194: IWD series part 1: what’s the problem?

LawPod UK is marking International Women’s Day with a three-part series exploring gender at the Bar. In this series, Lucy McCann and Rajkiran Barhey speak to Lady Justice Whipple, Sally Smith KC, Clodagh Bradley KC, Cara Guthrie, Judith Rogerson, Isabel McArdle, Emma-Louise Fenelon and Chloe Turvill about their experiences, in the hope of drawing out some key reflections and continuing the conversation about gender and the profession. In this episode, Lucy and Kiran ask ‘what’s the problem?’ and cover a number of issues including gendered assumptions and stereotypes, pressure at the Bar, equal pay, and the fair allocation of work. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
3/8/202447 minutes, 9 seconds
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193: Supreme Court rules on “shock” in clinical negligence cases

The Supreme Court has ruled out claims for physicatric harm suffered by family members witnessing death or serious injury as a result of medical negligence. Rosalind English talks to Judith Rogerson of 1 Crown Office Row about the implication of this ruling. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
2/1/202422 minutes, 28 seconds
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192: Scope of duty since Khan v Meadows

Rachel Marcus and Marcus Coates-Walker of 1 Crown Office Row join Lucy McCann to explore the principle of the scope of duty in the context of clinical negligence claims. First by analysing the decision in Khan v Meadows [2021] UKSC 21 and then discussing how the courts have grappled with scope of duty issues since. Cases discussed in this episode include: -          Khan v Meadows [2021] UKSC 21 -          McFarlane v Tayside Board of Health [2000] 2 AC 59 -          Groom v Selby [2001] EWCA Civ 1522 -          Parkinson v St James & Seacroft UH NHS Trust [2001] EWCA Civ 530 -          SD v Grampian Health Board [2022] CSOH 63 -          DD v NHS Fife Health Board [2022] SAC (Civ) 27 -          Radia v Marks [2022] EWHC 145 (QB) -          McCulloch v Forth Valley Health Board [2023] UKSC 26 Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
1/25/202439 minutes, 8 seconds
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191: Significant Cases of 2023

Lucy McCann, Rosalind English and Jon Metzer discuss a selection of significant legal cases from the UK over the past year. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
1/4/202449 minutes, 17 seconds
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190: Toxic Tort

Join chemist Professor Roy Harrison and environmental law silk David Hart, for a review of recent personal injury lawsuits where claimants seek damages for exposure to toxic substances. Despite the technical challenges, this litigation is key to environmental protection. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.
12/18/202322 minutes, 53 seconds
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189: Best of Law Pod 2023 So Far

A compilation and distillation of the past seven month’s Pod discussions by presenters Rosalind English and Lucy McCann. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.
9/19/202336 minutes, 8 seconds
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188: Vulnerable witnesses: Communication in the Family Courts

Family law expert Richard Ager talks to Melissa Patidar about her intermediary service company which provides communication support between lawyers and witnesses in remote and face to face hearings in family court proceedings. They discuss parties with vulnerabilities, qualifications and role of an intermediary, and how lawyers should aim to work with them. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.
8/30/202334 minutes, 35 seconds
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187: Do the police owe potential victims a duty to warn?

Traditionally, courts have declined to impose this liability, believing it would lead to defensive policing. A recent High Court ruling appears to have changed all that. Listen to Rosalind English in discussion with Conor Monighan of 5 Essex Court on this decision with serious implications for all public authorities. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.
7/5/202326 minutes, 24 seconds
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186: NFTs: Blockchain technology and the legal framework

Robert Kellar KC in conversation with Victoria Waters, library learning advisor at the Bristol campus of the University of Law. Plus: we want your feedback! Please take a couple of minutes to fill in this very short anonymous survey. Thank you in advance. www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LawPodUK Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.
6/12/202330 minutes, 35 seconds
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185: Is A.I. Coming for the Lawyers?

Professor Richard Susskind, advisor to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, has been alerting the legal profession to the advance of technology since the 1990s. In this episode, Rosalind English discusses with Professor Susskind the present and the future for solicitors, barristers and even the judiciary, in the presence of Artificial Intelligence, which is rapidly overtaking traditional ways of delivering solutions to problems via human agents. Plus: we want your feedback! Please take a couple of minutes to fill in this very short anonymous survey. Thank you in advance. www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LawPodUK Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.
5/22/202337 minutes, 59 seconds
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184: Navigating the Reservoir of Retained EU Law after Brexit

This week the UK Government announced an important change to its Retained EU Law Bill, which has been going through Parliament. Now 600 EU-era laws are set be repealed by the end of 2023 - fewer than the whole "reservoir” of 1000+ initially targeted. Rosalind English discusses the challenges posed by the Bill with Sam Willis of the Public Law Project. Plus: we want your feedback! Please take a couple of minutes to fill in this very short anonymous survey. Thank you in advance. www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LawPodUK Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.
5/12/202334 minutes, 7 seconds
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183: Multi-defendant cases: the more the merrier?

Lucy McCann speaks to Cara Guthrie and Matthew Flinn of 1 Crown Office Row, about multi-defendant litigation in the field of clinical negligence. The discussion covers who to sue, the costs implications of having multiple defendants, contribution proceedings, apportioning liability between defendants, and interim payment applications. Plus: we want your feedback! Please take a couple of minutes to fill in this very short anonymous survey. Thank you in advance. www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LawPodUK Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform. For the latest developments in medical law, visit the Quarterly Medical Law Review.
4/24/202337 minutes, 26 seconds
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182: Unlawful Killing in Inquests: All Change?

Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Matthew Hill of 1 Crown Office Row about three recent decisions concerning unlawful killing. Plus: we want your feedback! Please take a couple of minutes to fill in this very short anonymous survey. Thank you in advance. www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LawPodUK Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.
3/28/202318 minutes, 12 seconds
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181: The Bill of Rights Bill is Back

Jim Duffy is joined by Professor Jim Murdoch of the University of Glasgow, Angus McCullough KC from 1 Crown Office Row, and Shameem Ahmad from the Public Law Project, to talk small boats and big changes on the human rights horizon. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.
3/17/202339 minutes, 50 seconds
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180: The Environmental Minimum with Dr Stefan Theil

In this episode, Lucy McCann speaks to Dr Stefan Theil, the John Thornley Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge, about what role the law can play in tackling the climate crisis. Stefan discusses the framework he set out in his book Towards the Environmental Minimum. The discussion covers the concept of polycentricity, protections offered by constitutions and treaties, the value of ascribing rights beyond human beings, and the role courts have in environmental issues. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.
3/1/202331 minutes, 55 seconds
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179: Safe as Houses: depriving children of their liberty

Applications for secure accommodation or deprivation of liberty orders, for children in the UK, have increased significantly in recent years. Lucy McCann talks with Richard Ager and Clare Ciborowska about the current situation. There is now a severe lack of regulated accommodation and the courts are having to use their inherent jurisdiction to approve orders where unregulated placements are the only option. This episode discusses recent relevant cases and experiences, alongside the new national deprivation of liberty court and observations from its first two months of operation. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles, with links to cases, are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and message the podcast via Twitter. Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.
2/22/202337 minutes, 24 seconds
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178: How to get Pupillage

Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Shahram Sharghy and Jo Moore about how to become a barrister. The episode considers the kind of research that is essential to do in advance, navigating the pupillage gateway, preparing for interviews and dealing with rejection. Helpful resources include: pupillageandhowtogetit.com and "The Path to Pupillage" by Georgina Wolfe. You can start, edit and submit a pupillage application this year via the Bar Council's pupillagegateway.com until 23:59 on Wednesday 8 February 2023. If you are interested in applying to 1 Crown Office Row visit: 1cor.com/london/careers/pupillage/
1/30/202334 minutes, 11 seconds
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177: Disaster Avoidance For Experts with Margaret Bowron KC

In this episode, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Margaret Bowron KC about how to avoid disastrous expert evidence. This episode is an update to the popular 2019 episode with Neil Sheldon KC available here. Margaret and Emma discuss mistakes in expert reports, the standard to be applied to expert reports, actual and potential conflicts of interest(s), the importance of staying within one's area of expertise, and the danger where lawyers get involved in joint experts' discussions. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
1/9/202332 minutes, 33 seconds
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176: Significant Cases of 2022

Rosalind English, Lucy McCann and Jon Metzer discuss a selection of significant legal cases from the UK over the past year. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
12/23/202254 minutes, 34 seconds
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175: Essential Inquest Law Update

Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Rory Badenoch and Rajkiran Barhey about the developments in inquest law that practitioners will need to know about. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
12/22/202236 minutes, 17 seconds
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174: Permacrisis in Public Law? With Sir Jonathan Jones KCB KC

Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks with Jonathan Jones about recent developments in UK public law and the Constitution. The discussion covers recent political turbulence, the Union, the Northern Ireland Protocol, Judicial Review reforms,  Human Rights Act reforms and standards and ethics in public life. Sir Jonathan Guy Jones KCB KC is a British lawyer, appointed in March 2014 and serving until his resignation on 8 September 2020 as HM Procurator General, Treasury Solicitor and Head of the Government Legal Service, and so the Permanent Secretary of the Government Legal Department. He is now a Senior Consultant in Public and Constitutional Law at Linklaters. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
12/12/202237 minutes, 30 seconds
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173: Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation with Greg Callus

Is legislation against SLAPPs really necessary in the UK? Rosalind English delves into this question with help from Greg Callus. Greg Callus joined 5RB as a barrister in 2015. He specialises primarily in defamation, data protection, freedom of information, privacy, confidentiality, and contempt of court. Under the cab rank rule, he acts for both claimants and defendants, and frequently appears at hearings concerning the open justice principle (anonymity, reporting restrictions & access to court documents) both for and against the media. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles (and now transcripts) are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
12/6/202229 minutes, 13 seconds
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172: Advocacy in the Appellate Courts with Philip Havers KC

In her Law Pod UK debut, Lucy McCann talks with Philip Havers KC about his experiences appearing in appellate courts. Containing practical tips for those making their first appearances in appellate courts, this episode recounts both victories and hard lessons that will be of interest to practitioners and students alike. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
11/24/202234 minutes, 5 seconds
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171: What type of property is crypto? With Rob Kellar KC

What type of legal property is cryptocurrency? How might the law deal with NFTs? Do any of these new assets require lawyers? Dive into the future with Rosalind English and Robert Kellar KC, as they consider the UK Law Commission's Digital Assets consultation paper. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
11/2/202221 minutes, 55 seconds
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170: Justice from the Chaos of Conflict, with Aonghus Kelly

Jim Duffy is joined by Aonghus Kelly as he travels to Kyiv to assist Ukraine in building mechanisms to ensure a future reckoning for the war crimes of today.
10/13/202219 minutes, 45 seconds
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169: Government Control over the Flow of Information: Lord Sumption on the Online Safety Bill

"Government control over the flow of information": Lord Sumption speaks out against the threat to freedom of speech posed by the Online Safety Bill. The Online Safety Bill is currently making its way through the House of Commons. The Bill’s concept of “legal but harmful” user-generated content is controversial, and has attracted criticism from high places, not least of all from former Supreme Court judge Jonathan Sumption. Lord Sumption joins Rosalind English in this episode to discuss the problems involved in defining this kind of harm and the concepts of “misinformation and disinformation” in the Bill. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter.
10/6/202217 minutes, 3 seconds
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168: Psychology or pseudoscience? Parental alienation and the role of the psychologist, with Richard Ager and Clare Ciborowska

Jim Duffy speaks to Richard Ager and Clare Ciborowska, of 1 Crown Office Row in Brighton. They discuss how the family court deals with allegations of ‘alienating behaviour’ by one parent against another and examines the part psychologists play in that process. In this first episode after a summer break, Law Pod UK introduces both new presenters and celebrates its 5th anniversary.
9/26/202236 minutes, 6 seconds
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167: The UK's Bill Of Rights, with Andrew Warnock QC

Shortly before the current turmoil in Westminster, a new British Bill of Rights was introduced in Parliament. This Bill seeks to repeal and replace the 1998 Human Rights Act, which incorporated the European Convention on Human Rights into UK law. Rosalind English discusses the proposed Bill with public law expert Andrew Warnock QC.
7/8/202232 minutes, 24 seconds
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166: Unlawful Killings, with Her Honour Wendy Joseph QC

In this episode, Rosalind English talks with recently retired Old Bailey Judge, Her Honour Wendy Joseph QC, about her book 'Unlawful Killings'. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
6/8/202229 minutes, 6 seconds
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165: A duty to offer alternatives? With John Whitting QC

Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to John Whitting QC about the key healthcare law cases of Bolam, Montgomery, the knotty issue of informed consent and the scope of the duty to offer alternative treatments.
5/31/202219 minutes, 5 seconds
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164: Belfast Special Report: Rights in Northern Ireland, with Anurag Deb

Rosalind English discusses the controversial Northern Ireland Protocol with Anurag Deb, a human rights expert based at Queen's University in Belfast. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
5/8/202220 minutes, 43 seconds
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163: Computer Says No! Automated Decision-Making in the Public Sector, with the Public Law Project

The application of technology to both justice and wider government decision-making is moving apace. Rosalind English discusses the pitfalls of ADM and “black box” algorithms, with Ariane Adam and Tatiana Kazim of the Public Law Project, who have serious concerns about opaque decision-making affecting people’s rights and livelihoods. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
4/22/202233 minutes, 48 seconds
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162: Reproductive coercion and control in contact cases in the family courts

Clare Ciborowska and Richard Ager, both family law experts from the Brighton Annexe of 1 Crown Office Row, talk about the difficult subject of reproductive coercion where such allegations arise in child contact cases. Presented by Rosalind English. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
4/7/202224 minutes, 49 seconds
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161: The European Response to the War in Ukraine: A Legal Analysis

Just days before Russia resigned from the Council of Europe, the Centre of European Law at King's College London held a rapid reaction seminar considering what role can EU law play in the current conflict in Ukraine. In this episode we summarise the main points made by the experts and raise the question: does EU law present any potential way of this quagmire? Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
3/17/202220 minutes, 26 seconds
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160: Can we drain Putin's swamp in Londongrad? With Oliver Bullough

Rosalind English talks to Oliver Bullough, a journalist who has lived and worked throughout the former Soviet Union. His latest book, Butler to the World, makes a forceful point about how the UK is a servant to all-comers, as long as they pay enough. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
3/10/202229 minutes, 33 seconds
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159: Human Rights in a Turbulent Era with Gráinne de Búrca

In Episode 159, Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Gráinne de Búrca about her recent book, Reframing Human Rights in a Turbulent Era. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
3/7/202229 minutes, 6 seconds
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158: A Decent Death: Sir Stephen Sedley and My Death, My Decision

Rosalind English talks to Trevor Moore of the campaign group My Death, My Decision about UK laws on assisted dying, and they reflect on a speech given by former Court of Appeal judge Sir Stephen Sedley on the subject. That speech is also available online to watch and read in full. A related article by Sir Stephen is in the London Review of Books here. If you support reform of UK laws on assisted dying, you may wish to support or find out more about My Death, My Decision. They are a not-for-profit campaign organisation (and not a registered charity) that relies on members. There are a number of ways to support. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
2/21/202223 minutes, 58 seconds
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157: The Most Significant Cases of 2021

In Episode 157, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Jon Metzer about the most significant cases of 2021.
2/7/202229 minutes, 19 seconds
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156: Best of Law Pod 2021

In this episode, Rosalind English and Emma-Louise Fenelon select highlights from their interviews in 2021, covering a range of legal topics, from rulings on the gig economy to artificial intelligence. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
1/13/202243 minutes, 50 seconds
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155: Interview with Nazir Afzal OBE

Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks with Nazir Afzal OBE, about his book The Prosecutor. Nazir's new podcast is available here. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
12/30/202134 minutes, 54 seconds
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154: Tackling Climate Change: the role of law

Rosalind English looks at the UK Bar Council’s 19th Annual Law Reform Lecture, exploring the role of law reform in the context of climate change. With excerpts from speeches given by Inger Andersen, Under-Secretary-General of the UN and Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme, and Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill, a former UK Supreme Court judge. Full written speeches are available on the Bar Council’s website. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
12/15/202123 minutes, 44 seconds
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153: Loss of Chance with Sarah Lambert QC and Dominic Ruck Keene

Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks with Sarah Lambert QC and Dominic Ruck Keene about what practitioners need to know when they encounter loss of chance cases. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
11/29/202128 minutes, 5 seconds
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152: The multibillion dollar claim for Henrietta Lacks's cell line

Rosalind English talks with Professor Jacob Sherkow about a recent claim brought by the Henrietta Lacks Estate, against Thermo Fisher Scientific, in the USA. Lacks's "immortal cells" have benefited "nearly every realm of medicine" in the 70 years since her death. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog, which you can also follow on Twitter.
11/15/202127 minutes, 58 seconds
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151: Healthcare Regulation Reform in the UK

Robert Kellar QC, of 1 Crown Office Row, discusses with Rosalind English proposals to shake up and simplify the current systems of healthcare regulation in the United Kingdom.
11/3/202135 minutes, 18 seconds
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150: Can an AI become a patent inventor?

Rosalind English talks to Professor Ryan Abbott, about rejections in the UK, US and EU (and granting in South Africa and Australia) of patents for inventions by an AI called DABUS.
10/15/202120 minutes, 20 seconds
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149: Closed Material Procedures with Angus McCullough QC

Closed Material Proceedings take place where evidence is so secret that advocates cannot communicate directly with their clients. Angus McCullough QC talks to Rosalind English about the difficulties and obstacles he faces when acting as a Special Advocate in these proceedings.
9/24/202128 minutes, 24 seconds
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148: Interim Care Orders and Newborn Babies

Richard Ager and Clare Ciborowska of 1 Crown Office Row (Brighton) discuss with Rosalind English the distressing and emotional business of removing newborns from their mothers when it is decided that it is in the infant’s best interests. Earlier this year the Public Law Working group has published a series of recommendations for improvements in practice to make the whole procedure less traumatic for the mother. Whether these recommendations will be implemented remains to be seen.
7/29/202131 minutes, 8 seconds
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147: Vicarious Trauma in the Legal Profession

In Episode 147, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Rachel Francis and Joanna Fleck, about their book 'Vicarious Trauma in the Legal Profession'.
7/19/202130 minutes, 59 seconds
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146: 5 Key Medical Law Updates

Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Richard Mumford and Rajkiran Barhey about 5 key developments in medical law.
6/30/202138 minutes, 5 seconds
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145: The Magnitsky Act with Bill Browder

In Episode 145, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Bill Browder about his campaign to bring those responsible for the death of Sergei Magnitsky to justice
6/2/202137 minutes, 38 seconds
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144: Coercive and controlling behaviour: the latest from the Family Courts

In the first episode in our new Family Law Series from 1 Crown Office Row Brighton, Clare Ciborowska and Richard Ager join Rosalind English to discuss the challenges presented to family court judges by the obligation to conduct full fact finding hearings where allegations of domestic abuse are raised.
5/19/202138 minutes, 7 seconds
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143: Henry VIII Powers undermining parliamentary supremacy

In this episode, Rosalind English discusses with Sarabjit Singh and Isabel McArdle of 1 Crown Office Row a number of laws containing "Henry VIII" powers which allow ministers to avoid full parliamentary debate.  We have to apologise for the building works sound effects in the background of this episode. We welcome our listeners to perceive them as an appropriate metaphor for the government hammering home their policies under these powers.
5/4/202127 minutes, 4 seconds
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142: Vaccine Hesitancy and the Court of Protection: Who Decides?

What happens, if someone lacks capacity under the Mental Capacity Act, and their family for whatever reason objects to the Covid vaccine? Amelia Walker discusses three recent cases with Rosalind English
4/27/202130 minutes, 45 seconds
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141: 100 Days Since Brexit

In the latest episode of 2903cb, Professor Catherine Barnard of the University of Cambridge casts her mind back over the weeks and months since we left the EU. What is her verdict?
4/19/202126 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ep 140: Harriet Wistrich on Criminal Justice for Women

Following International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Emma-Louise Fenelon spoke to Harriet Wistrich, founder of the Centre for Women’s Justice about the many ways in which the UK criminal justice system is failing women.  
4/12/202124 minutes, 14 seconds
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Ep 139: Courts tussle with Uber, Ola and the Gig Economy

Alasdair Henderson of 1 Crown Office Row joins Rosalind English to discuss the recent ruling by the UK Supreme Court that drivers whose work is arranged through Uber’s smartphone app work for Uber under workers’ contracts and so qualify for the protections afforded by employment law, such as minimum wage and paid holiday leave.
4/7/202125 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep 138: Mediation with Marina Wheeler QC

In Episode 138 Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Marina Wheeler QC about the burgeoning field of mediation, and outlines a number of useful tips for practitioners drawing from her own experience as a mediator.
3/17/202121 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ep 137: The Law of Artificial Intelligence

In the latest episode of Law Pod UK Rosalind English talks to Matt Hervey, co-editor with Matthew Lavy of a new practitioner's text book on Artificial Intelligence.  Matt is Head of Artificial Intelligence at Gowling WLG., and advises on all aspects of AI and Intellectual Property, particularly in relation to the life sciences, automotive, aviation, financial and retail sectors. Our discussion ranges across many areas covered by the book, including negligence, liability for physical and economic harm, AI and professional liability, and more on AI and intellectual property, a fascinating subject which Matt touches on in this episode.
3/1/202126 minutes, 51 seconds
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Ep 136: Essential Inquest Law Updates

In Episode 136, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Rachel Marcus and Jim Duffy about the developments inquest law practitioners will need to know about.
2/17/202141 minutes, 1 second
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Ep 135: "Historical" Crimes: Ireland's unmarried mothers and their children

In the latest episode of Law Pod UK, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Máiréad Enright, about Ireland’s recent Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation Report.
1/26/202128 minutes, 50 seconds
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Ep 134: The Most Significant Cases Of 2020

In Episode 134, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Jon Metzer and Michael Spencer about the most significant cases of a most bewildering year.
1/11/202142 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ep 133: Is our Brexit trade deal with the EU a "Canada minus"?

Catherine Barnard's latest episode from 2903 CB The UK parliament has now passed Boris Johnson's trade and cooperation agreement with the European Union. Professor Barnard considers it a thin deal - as many predicted - but it has certainly delivered on sovereignty. There is no mention in the text of the European Court of Justice or EU Law. Hear more about the extent to which Britain has "taken back control" in this concise summary.
1/5/202123 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ep 132: Best moments from Law Pod UK 2020

In this episode we serve up a seasonal smorgasbord of snippets from the moment before the pandemic took hold through the strange months that followed. Unsurprisingly, many of our episodes entered around Covid-19, Lockdown, and their legal consequences. But all is not doom and gloom: there is laughter to be had!
12/7/202031 minutes, 2 seconds
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Ep 131: Deputyship Orders in the Court of Protection - Amelia Walker

Earlier this year Hilder J considered the question of whether a deputy can recover their costs from the protected person’s assets when they have instructed a legal firm with which they are associated. Amelia Walker discusses this judgment, which also outlines the limits of a deputy’s authority, with Rosalind English.
11/30/202029 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ep 130: AI in healthcare - Robert Kellar QC

Artificial intelligence is bringing a paradigm shift to healthcare, powered by increasing availability of healthcare data and rapid progress of analytics techniques. Robert Kellar QC of 1 Crown Office Row joins Rosalind English to discuss what AI means for clinical negligence and other forms of litigation and regulation in medicine.
11/9/202015 minutes, 2 seconds
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Ep 129: Brexit and the Flaws of Delegated Legislation

In Episode 129, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Lord Anderson of Ipswich QC, Alexandra Sinclair and Joe Tomlinson about the new Public Law Project report: Plus ca change? Brexit and the flaws of the delegated legislation system, for a fascinating discussion about parliamentary goings-on in a time of Brexit.
11/4/202029 minutes, 59 seconds
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EP 128: The Cumberlege Review – Marina Wheeler QC

In Episode 128 Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Marina Wheeler QC about the Cumberlege Review, which investigated the response of England’s healthcare system to patients’ reports of harm from drugs and medical devices.
10/22/202023 minutes, 33 seconds
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EP 127: Reintroduction Part 2 - Bats and Beavers

This is the second instalment of our collaboration with the Environmental Law Foundation, who are acting for acting for local residents in the Forest of Dean on a translocation of pine martens from Scotland. We discuss bats, other protected species and relative success of the introduction of beavers to the British Isles.
10/5/202029 minutes, 46 seconds
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EP 126: Reintroduction Part 1 - The Birds and the Bees

Rosalind English gathers a panel of experts together to discuss the thorny issue of reintroduction of endangered species. This episode is part of a two part series on the subject, organised by the Environmental Law Foundation that promotes access to justice in matters of environmental law.
9/29/202021 minutes, 51 seconds
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EP 125: Transition towards Brexit in December 2020

Professor Catherine Barnard discusses the difficulties to be overcome in the negotiations and the challenges presented by border issues as Parliament debates the Internal Market Bill.
9/21/202017 minutes, 13 seconds
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EP 124: The Salisbury Poisonings: scope of the Coroner’s investigation - Matt Hill

Matt Hill of 1 Crown Office Row discusses with Rosalind English the inquest into Dawn Sturgess, the innocent victim of the attempted assassination of a Russian agent. He considers the different approaches of the coronial and criminal jurisdictions where someone has died in suspicious circumstances.
9/7/202030 minutes, 34 seconds
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EP 123: Judges and Lawyers: Enemies of the People? with Joshua Rozenberg

In Episode 123 Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Joshua Rozenberg about his new book Enemies of the People? How Judges Shape Society and discusses attacks on judges and lawyers by the media and the government.
9/1/202023 minutes, 41 seconds
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EP 122: Secondary Victim Claims update - Gideon Barth

In Episode 122 Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Gideon Barth about secondary victim claims, and the recent case of Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.
7/28/202020 minutes, 45 seconds
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EP 121: Internment in Northern Ireland - Matt Hill

Internment in Northern Ireland during the Troubles; the powers given to the Minister for NI to detain without trial; the “Carltona principle” which allows ministers to delegate some decisions to junior ministers; has the Supreme Court “left the law in an awful mess” as former SC judge Jonathan Sumption has argued?
7/23/202037 minutes, 30 seconds
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EP 120: Catherine Barnard on next steps toward Brexit

In the latest instalment of her @2903 cb podcast series Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Employment Law at the University of Cambridge and a Senior Fellow of the UK in a Changing Europe tells her listeners what to look out for next and what could end the present gridlock in the ongoing negotiations
7/15/202015 minutes, 53 seconds
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EP 119: Death and Dying in the age of Covid-19 - Sarah Wootton and Lloyd Riley

Rosalind English talks to Sarah Wootton and Lloyd Riley of the campaign group Dignity in Dying about how the pandemic has brought the mode of dying to the centre of public discourse.
7/13/202026 minutes, 41 seconds
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EP 118: Challenges for Dentistry during Pandemic - Len D'Cruz

Len D’Cruz is a general dental practitioner who also advises the British Dental Association on indemnity for dentists. He discusses with Rosalind English the various challenges confronting the profession during lockdown and the even greater issues surrounding PPE and infection control after dentist surgeries opened on 8th June.
7/6/202020 minutes, 41 seconds
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EP 117: Systemic Racial Inequality - Windrush and the Bar - Martin Forde QC

In Episode 117, Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Martin Forde QC on systemic racial inequality relating to Windrush, immigration history and at the Bar.
6/25/202028 minutes, 11 seconds
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EP 116: IICSA Update and Abuse within Minority Religions - Richard Scorer

In Episode 116 Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Richard Scorer, Head of Abuse at Slater and Gordon, about progress of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse and in particular the investigation into abuse within minority religions. The episode also examines the impact virtual hearings has had on evidence to date.
6/16/202024 minutes, 45 seconds
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EP 115: The Agriculture Bill: a revolution in farming or a lost opportunity?

Rosalind English talks to senior policy advisor to the campaign group Compassion in World Farming about food security and the danger of pathogens in intensive livestock rearing. Does the Agriculture Bill address these issues or will new trade deals mean cheap imported meat over responsible farming?
6/8/202023 minutes, 48 seconds
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EP 114: CPS Rape Prosecution Policy - Jennifer MacLeod

In Episode 114, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Jennifer MacLeod from Brick Court Chambers about two recent Divisional Court decisions concerning CPS rape prosecution policy.
6/1/202018 minutes, 39 seconds
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EP 113: Tracking Coronavirus Symptoms: an erosion of privacy? - Professor Lilian Edwards

With the new contact tracing app due to be rolled out in the rest of the UK after the Isle of Wight trial in May, Rosalind English discusses privacy concerns with Professor Lilian Edwards of Newcastle University, whose Bill seeks to address some of these concerns.
5/26/202022 minutes, 39 seconds
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EP 112: Government’s reliance on AI in times of plague - Robert Spano

Robert Spano, who recently commenced his tenure as President of the European Court of Human Rights in the difficult circumstances of lockdown and remote working, discusses with Rosalind English the challenges we face with government’s reliance on automated decision making. This is a question rendered particularly sharp with the pandemic and the conditions under which the restrictions will be lifted. 
5/22/202024 minutes, 13 seconds
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EP 111: Covid-19 and Inquests: An Update with Peter Skelton QC

In Episode 111 Emma-Louise Fenelon discusses with Peter Skelton QC the recent changes in legislation and guidance concerning the Coronial jurisdiction since the outbreak of Covid-19 and the ways in which Coroners and practitioners are rising to meet the challenges faced in lockdown.
5/8/202014 minutes, 50 seconds
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EP 110: Should the NHS be liable for commercial surrogacy expenses? - William Edis QC

Rosalind English discusses with William Edis QC a recent Supreme Court ruling that a woman could claim against the NHS damages that covered a commercial surrogacy arrangement that would be illegal in this country. The principle is now clear, and there is no parliamentary appetite to overturn it. You can get compensation to make a commercial surrogacy arrangements abroad, if negligence has deprived you of the ability of bearing your own children.
5/1/202014 minutes, 1 second
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EP 109: Medical Law Updates with Rajkiran Barhey

In Episode 109, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Kiran Barhey about the most recent edition of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, a new resource for practitioners looking to stay up to date in medical law.
4/28/202017 minutes, 42 seconds
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EP 108: Renewed lockdown, new guidance: new episode - Dominic Ruck Keene & Darragh Coffey

Rosalind English talks to two barristers who happen to have served in the armed forces before going to the law, so they know something about emergencies and personal protective equipment. Dominic Ruck Keene and Darragh Coffey consider the probable attitude of the judiciary to any challenges regarding the government’s responsibility for preparedness, lockdown, and their their obligations under Articles 2 and 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights, as well as Article 11. How are we as a society, and the government, going to regard the question of “judicial activism” in this unprecedented situation in a post-pandemic UK?
4/20/202032 minutes, 25 seconds
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EP 107: Climate Change and Lock Down - Thomas Muinzer & David Hart QC

Energy expert Thomas Muinzer and David Hart QC discuss the Climate Change Act, the extent to which the UK has reached its own goals for carbon emission reduction, and two recent challenges in the courts to projects involving GHG emissions. This is even more topical, given the recent decision to go ahead HS2, despite the current lockdown.
4/17/202026 minutes, 6 seconds
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EP 106: Vicarious Liability - Robert Kellar QC & Isabel McArdle

Robert Kellar QC and Isabel McArdle of 1 Crown Office Row discuss with Rosalind English the latest Supreme Court rulings rejecting the liability of Barclays Bank for the wrongdoings of an independent contractor, on the one hand, and the liability of Morris’s Supermarket for the breach of data protection laws by one of its employees, on the other. Are enterprises to be shielded from the risks created by persons they commission to perform certain tasks?
4/9/202039 minutes, 3 seconds
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EP 105: Rights in a time of Quarantine - Niall Coghlan

Rosalind English discusses with biolaw expert Niall Coghlan the implications for human rights law of government measures to contain or mitigate COVID-19, focussing on the European Convention on Human Rights.
3/20/202016 minutes, 11 seconds
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EP 104: The Status of EU law During the Transition Period and Beyond

In Episode 104, an esteemed panel of speakers discuss the complexities of EU law during the Brexit transition period and beyond, as part of an event hosted by the Constitutional and Administrative Bar Association. The panel features Lord Anderson of Ipswich, Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union law at Cambridge and Alison Pickup, Legal Director at the Public Law Project.
3/11/202054 minutes, 45 seconds
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EP 103: Secular law intervenes in religious marital deadlock - Anthony Metzer

New UK law on oppressive behaviour in a relationship has been used successfully to persuade a recalcitrant Jewish husband to grant his wife a divorce recognisable in the religious courts: Rosalind English discusses this landmark case with Anthony Metzer QC"
2/24/202021 minutes, 2 seconds
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EP 102: BBC Pay Discrimination - Shaheen Rahman QC

In Episode 102 Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Shaheen Rahman QC about Samira Ahmed’s decisive Employment Tribunal victory against the BBC
2/3/202017 minutes, 48 seconds
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Ep 101: Should medical claims be done differently?

Medical negligence experts James Badenoch QC (now retired) and David Hart QC of 1 Crown Office Row discuss some of the solutions proposed to the vast expense to the NHS of damages claims in negligence and whether  any of these propositions - such as a tariff system run by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board - is feasible.
1/20/202029 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ep 100: Disaster avoidance for experts - Neil Sheldon QC

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Neil Sheldon QC about how to help your expert stay out of trouble in clinical negligence cases
12/20/201926 minutes, 35 seconds
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Ep 99: Celebrate a Century of Women in Law at Middle Temple

Middle Temple’s exhibition celebrates the centenary of the admission of women to the legal profession. It consists of 25 portraits of women Middle Templars over the last 100 years, including Helen Normanton, the first woman to become a member of an Inn. It is accompanied by a digital exhibition of many more of our distinguished women members. The exhibition curated by Rosalind Wright CB QC, a Bencher of Middle Temple with specially commissioned photography by Chris Christodoulou. The portraits are exhibited in order of Call to the Bar.   We were lucky enough to be guided around this fantastic exhibition by the curator, Rosalind Wright CB QC.  Listen to Rosalind discuss the first 100 years of women in law with Rosalind English in the latest episode of Law Pod UK.   Visit the exhibition, and listen along, to see the women past, present and future who have changed the legal landscape at Middle Temple here.   When: 2 September 2019 to 31 January 2020 Where: Middle Temple   Amendment: Baroness Helena Kennedy’s article and further literature surrounding Bertha Cave’s application and acceptance to Gray’s Inn as ‘B Cave’ has now been shown to be fictitious. However, Bertha Cave was a very early pioneer of women’s rights and, unfortunately unsuccessfully, took the benchers to the House of Lords to argue her case for inclusion.”
11/25/201915 minutes, 27 seconds
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Ep 98: AI: Opportunity or Threat?

There should be a distinction between AI and algorithms being tools for lawyers as opposed to lawyers and laws being the tools for the use of AI. The huge emancipatory opportunities offered by technology could be lost if we don’t get on top of it and allow it to overtake us, as we subject ourselves to all its processes. Rosalind English talks to Emily Foges, CEO of Luminance, an Artificial Intelligence programme for the legal profession, about the practical applications of algorithms to the law. How can we avail ourselves of the codes before the codes manage us?
11/18/201917 minutes, 27 seconds
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Ep 97: South African Constitutional Court: Human rights in a troubled country

Rosalind English talks to Kate O’Regan, who was appointed to the South African Constitutional Court at the dawn of the full franchise in 1994. Kate was one of the youngest appointees to a court with a profoundly important task, to apply the newly drafted Bill of Rights to a deeply divided society. Even with the demise of apartheid, conflicts persist: between African customary law and law imported from the country’s colonial masters, Britain and Holland; the cultural differences in the perception of the rights of women, and the uphill task of the courts to ensure the safety of citizens of the new South Africa from random violence on public transport.
11/4/201924 minutes, 38 seconds
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Ep 96: What is a ‘mother’, in law?

The most senior family judge in England and Wales has ruled that a transgender man who gave birth with the help of fertility cannot be registered as his child's father.  This is first case of its kind, and Rosalind English discusses the decision with Charlotte Gilmartin, who points out that the ruling endorses a tension between legal parentage and social/psychological parentage in transgender cases.
10/7/201920 minutes, 40 seconds
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Ep 95: A Rogue Prorogation

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Jo Moore and Jon Metzer from 1 Crown Office Row about the UK Supreme Court decision in R (Miller) v The Prime Minister and Cherry & Ors v Advocate General for Scotland.  
9/27/201923 minutes, 27 seconds
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Ep 94: Brexit - The Supreme Court Judgement

In this episode Catherine Barnard discusses the Supreme Court Judgment on the "unlawful" prorogation of Parliament. 
9/25/201912 minutes, 12 seconds
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Ep 93: Taxation and Human Rights

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Isabel McArdle about some of the ways in which taxation and human rights overlap. 
9/23/201922 minutes, 3 seconds
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Ep 92: Brexit -“It takes two to tango!”

In this episode Catherine Barnard, looks at Boris Johnson’s government’s prospects of securing a new deal with the EU. Can they pull off a new deal with the EU or will his “do or die” mantra lead to a no-deal Brexit at the end of October 2019?
9/10/201916 minutes, 2 seconds
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Ep 91: Reith Lectures Series Part 3: Audience Questions

As a bonus summer episode we bring you the questions and answers from  the Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association annual summer law conference in response to Jonathan Sumption’s Reith Lectures.  The panel features: Lord Dyson, Sir Stephen Laws, Lord Falconer, Professor Meg Russell, Professor Vernon Bogdanor and is Chaired by Mrs Justine Thornton.
8/23/201935 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ep 90: 2019 Summer greatest hits

To celebrate reaching 200,000 listens we have a selection of our popular 2019 episodes. A summer summary for listeners before we return in the autumn.
8/1/201927 minutes, 52 seconds
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Ep 89: Reith Lectures Series Part 2: Lord Sumption’s Response

In Episode 89, Lord Sumption responds to a panel hosted by the Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association, in conversation with Lord Justice Singh.
7/29/201933 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ep 88: Reith Lecture Series Part 1: A Response to Lord Sumption

In Episode 88, an esteemed panel of speakers respond to former UK Supreme Court Justice Jonathan Sumption’s Reith Lectures, as part of the Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association annual summer law conference. The panel features: Lord Dyson, Sir Stephen Laws, Lord Falconer, Professor Meg Russell, Professor Vernon Bogdanor and is Chaired by Mrs Justine Thornton.
7/29/201940 minutes, 9 seconds
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Ep 87: Catching cross-border criminals - Catriona Murdoch

Rosalind English talks to Catriona Murdoch about a new app designed to help professionals in the investigation of international crimes. The BIS app ensures that relevant information is collected in ways that it will be reliable evidence in court.
7/15/201910 minutes, 49 seconds
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Ep 86: Brexit - The Conservative leadership election and a new EU negotiating team

Here Professor Barnard examines whether either candidate could sign up to a tariff free no-deal, the so called GATT 24 option, and what the timings for Brexit look like both here and in the EU. 
7/3/201923 minutes, 23 seconds
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Ep 85: M4 relief road U-turn - Alasdair Henderson

Rosalind English talks to Alasdair Henderson about the Welsh government U-turn on the M4 relief road. Alasdair acted for some of the objectors in the inquiry and regards it as "probably one of the biggest environmental success stores in terms of challenging a major infrastructure project on environmental grounds.
6/24/201916 minutes, 55 seconds
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Ep 84: Widening Access at the Bar - Jo Moore and Laura Bruce

In this episode, Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Jo Moore from 1COR and Laura Bruce from the Sutton Trust about widening participation at the Bar. 
6/17/201912 minutes, 36 seconds
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Ep 83: Scope of Duty and Causation: Chester v Afshar revisited - Part 2

In this episode we are bringing the second of two highlights from the recent one crown office row’s seminar – Scope of Duty and Causation: Chester v Afshar revisited. Dominic Ruck Keene dicusses the effects of the case.
6/10/201921 minutes, 21 seconds
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Ep 82: Scope of Duty and Causation: Chester v Afshar revisited - Part 1

In this episode we are bringing the first of two highlights from the recent 1COR seminar – Scope of Duty and Causation: Chester v Afshar revisited. We hear from Jonathan Metzer as he gives his interpretation of the case.
6/10/201911 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep 81: Brexit & the EU Elections

What lessons are to be drawn from the results of the European elections? In the latest edition of her Brexit podcast, 2903 CB, Catherine Barnard discusses the implications for the Conservative leadership contest, the withdrawal agreement and a no deal exit if that is to happen.
5/29/201912 minutes, 54 seconds
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Ep 80: Northern Ireland, Human Rights and Brexit - HRLA

Professor Christine Bell, Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC, Professor Ronan McCrea and Lord Kerr recently spoke at an HRLA event on the legal and human rights implications of Brexit on Northern Ireland.
5/28/201940 minutes, 46 seconds
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Ep 79: Causation in Inquests - Christopher Mellor

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Christopher Mellor about causation in inquests and the findings in R(Chidlow) v HMS Coroner for Blackpool and Fylde [2019] EWHC 581 (Admin) #1COR #LawpodUK #InquestLaw #ChristopherMellor  #EmmaLouiseFenelon #Chidlow
5/20/201920 minutes, 27 seconds
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Ep 78: Paying artists in the age of the internet - Andrew Lewis

Rosalind English discusses the new copyright proposals with music lawyer Andrew Lewis #1COR #LawpodUK #RosalindEnglish #AndrewLewis #copyright #youtube
5/13/201914 minutes, 49 seconds
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Ep 77: Anonymity for Claimants, Anonymity for Doctors - Rajkiran Barhey

In this episode Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Rajkiran Barhey about two recent High Court decisions on anonymity.​ #1COR #LawpodUK #EmmaLouiseFenelon #RajkiranBarhey #Anonymity
4/30/201914 minutes, 26 seconds
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Ep 76: The university as a cradle for EU citizenship - Cherry James

Rosalind English talks to Cherry James about the Erasmus student programme, the European Commission’s ambitious project for building EU citizenship in higher education. #1COR #LawpodUK #RosalindEnglish #CherryJames #Erasmus  #EUCitizenship
4/23/201912 minutes, 17 seconds
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Ep 75: The Prevent Guidance in Universities - Marina Wheeler QC

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Marina Wheeler QC about the recent Court of Appeal decision in Butt v Secretary of State for the Home Department and the operation of the Prevent Guidance generally. #1COR #LawpodUK #EmmaLouiseFenelon #MarinaWheeler #CourtofAppeal #PreventGuidance
4/1/201917 minutes, 2 seconds
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Ep. 74: Brexit Delayed

Professor Catherine Barnard, discusses the latest Brexit developments and looks at the options now with just four days to go before the UK was originally set to leave the EU. #CatherineBarnard #EUWithdrawalBill #GrandCoalition #Brexit #WithdrawalAgreement
3/26/201925 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ep 73: Strikes, verbal abuse and contempt of court - a view from South Africa

Cape Town employment Judge Anton Steenkamp talks about the challenges of upholding the rule of law in a country where people are plenty and employment is scarce. The tragic death of Judge Steenkamp shortly after this episodes was recorded is a great shock to friends and colleagues and an irreparable loss to the South African justice system. #1COR #LapodUK #RosalindEnglish #AntonSteenkamp
3/25/201917 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep 72: Fleet Street Law Legend - Frances Gibb

Frances Gibb has retired after nearly forty years as legal journalist and editor, covering everything from Lord Irvine’s pricey wallpaper to the release of the Guildford Four. She talks to Rosalind English about the challenges of reporting on a profession highly sensitive to slips and slights. #1COR #LapodUK #RosalindEnglish  #FrancesGibb  #LegalJournalism
3/11/201918 minutes, 46 seconds
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Ep 71: Robot Rules - Jacob Turner

Rosalind English interviews Jacob Turner, barrister and author of a thoroughgoing analysis of the law and its capacity for operating in a world where computers are taking over all the transactions. Is Artificial Intelligence an entirely new legal phenomenon? #1COR #LapodUK #RosalindEnglish #JacobTurner #ArtificialIntelligence #AIRegulation #MachineLearning
3/4/201918 minutes, 13 seconds
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Ep 70: Consent and Causation with Robert Kellar

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Robert Kellar about consent and causation, discussing the development of the law since Chester v Afshar through to Khan v MNX. #1COR #LapodUK #EmmaLouiseFenelon #RobertKellar #Consent #Causation
2/25/201927 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ep. 69: GMC Undertakings - Christopher Mellor

In the final highlight from our recent seminar, 'Erasure, Remediation and Rights of Appeal in Disciplinary Proceedings', Christopher Mellor discusses the general medical council and when undertakings should be sufficient.   #1COR #LapodUK #RosalindEnglish #ChristopherMellor #GMC #Undertakings #GeneralMedicalCouncil
2/22/201911 minutes, 27 seconds
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Ep. 68: Brexit - What about a Grand Coalition?

Professor Catherine Barnard, discusses the latest Brexit developments as the Prime Minister Theresa May MP and her government were subject to another defeat in Parliament this week. #CatherineBarnard #EUWithdrawalBill #GrandCoalition #Brexit #WithdrawalAgreement
2/19/201922 minutes, 36 seconds
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Ep. 67: Remediation - Mathew Barnes

Taken from our recent seminar, 'Erasure, Remediation and Rights of Appeal in Disciplinary Proceedings', Mathew Barnes asks the question in his talk about remediation - Can you teach an old dog new tricks? #1COR #LapodUK #RosalindEnglish #MathewBarnes  #Remediation
2/18/201910 minutes, 56 seconds
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Ep. 66: Upholding Public Confidence - Owain Thomas QC

Taken from our recent seminar, 'Erasure, Remediation and Rights of Appeal in Disciplinary Proceedings', Owain Thomas QC gives a talk entitled - Upholding public confidence argument: is it undermining remediation? #1COR #LapodUK #RosalindEnglish #OwainThomas #PublicConfidence #Remediation
2/15/201915 minutes, 47 seconds
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Ep. 65: General Medical Council Appeals - Robert Keller & Jeremy Hyam QC

Taken from our recent seminar, 'Erasure, Remediation and Rights of Appeal in Disciplinary Proceedings', Robert Kellar and Jeremy Hyam QC discuss appeals by the general medical council.  #1COR #LapodUK #RosalindEnglish #RobertKeller #JeremyHyam #GMC #GeneralMedicalCouncil #Appeals #Remediation
2/11/201920 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ep. 64: Informed Consent - how much direction do patients actually want?

Rosalind English talks to John Whitting QC of 1 Crown Office Row about Montgomery, informed consent and his response to our earlier episode “Doctor Knows Best" #1COR #LapodUK #RosalindEnglish #JohnWhitting #Montgomery #InformedConsent
2/4/201920 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ep. 63: Whose life is it anyway? Dignity in dying

Do terminally ill patients have the right to die at the time and place of their choosing, with the attendance of a medical practitioner? The ban on assisted suicide has raised one of the great moral questions of our time. The Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying, Sarah Wootton discusses their campaign to change the law with Rosalind English. #1COR #LapodUK #RightToDie #Assisted Suicide #DignityInDying #SarahWooton #RosalindEnglish
1/28/201921 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ep. 62: Court claims from the empire’s long shadow

Last year the High Court ruled out claims against the British Government brought by people caught up in the Mau Mau emergency in Kenya in the 1950s. The allegations of brutality against guards employed by the Colonial Office were time-barred by the half-century that has elapsed since the events took place. Guy Mansfield QC represented the Foreign Office in this litigation and discusses the importance of the Limitation Act with Rosalind English. #1COR #LapodUK #MauMauUprising #ForeignOffice #GuyMansfield #RosalindEnglish #Litergation #LimitationAct
1/21/201921 minutes, 25 seconds
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Ep. 61: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Mrs Justice Philippa Whipple about the exceptional life and career of the US Supreme Court Justice. #EmmaLouiseFenelon #MrsJusticeWhipple #RuthBaderGinsburg #USSupremeCourt #RBG #1COR #LapodUK
1/14/201919 minutes, 56 seconds
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Ep. 60: Doctor knows best?

James Badenoch QC has spent thirty-five years fighting medical negligence cases. He talks to Rosalind English about the "doctor knows best" rule of evidence, and how that has come under attack in recent years. #1COR #LawpodUK #JamesBadenoch #RosalindEnglish #Bolam #MedicalNegligence
1/7/201922 minutes, 35 seconds
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Ep. 59: The cases that defined 2018

Jonathan Metzer and Emma-Louise Fenelon discuss some of the cases that defined 2018. To read the accompanying article, go to our human rights blog:  [https://ukhumanrightsblog.com/2018/12/20/10-cases-that-defined-2018/](https://ukhumanrightsblog.com/2018/12/20/10-cases-that-defined-2018/) #1COR #LawpodUK #JonathanMetzer #EmmaLouiseFenelon
12/20/201817 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ep. 58: 2018 Inquest law update

Jeremy Hyam QC and Emma-Louise Fenelon provide a whistlestop tour of the most significant developments in inquest law in 2018. #1COR #LawpodUK #InquestLaw #JeremyHyam #EmmaLouiseFenelon
12/17/201822 minutes, 28 seconds
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Ep. 57: Mass starvation as a weapon of war

Rosalind English talks to 1 Crown Office Row’s Catriona Murdoch about the ways in which international law may be used to prevent it. #1COR #LawpodUK #MassStarvation #RosalindEnglish  #CatroinaMurdoch #InternationalLaw 
12/10/201813 minutes, 10 seconds
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Ep. 56: Psychiatric harm and childbirth

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks with 1 Crown Office Row’s Suzanne Lambert about a recent High Court decision - YAH v Medway NHS Foundation Trust which addressed the issue of claims brought as a result of psychiatric harm arising out of childbirth. #1COR #YAHVMedway #NHS #JusticeWhipple #SuzanneLambert #Childbirth
12/3/201818 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ep. 55: Brexit -The publication of the Political Declaration

Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law at the University of Cambridge, and a Senior Fellow of the UK in a Changing Europe, talks to reporter Boni Sones about the publication of the 26 page political declaration that accompanies the 585 page Withdrawal Agreement. #CatherineBarnard #EUWithdrawalBill #PoliticalDeclaration #Brexit #WithdrawalAgreement
11/26/201816 minutes, 56 seconds
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Ep. 54: The Castle Environmental Debate – Episode Three

In this final episode from the Castle environmental debate, Pam Castle OBE takes questions from the floor. In all these discussions concerning environmental law and policy, are we right to avoid the subject of human population? #1COR #CastleDebate #Environment # MartinBaxter # PamCastle #EnvironmentAgency #Brexit #EnvironmentalLaw
11/23/201816 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ep. 53: The Castle Environmental Debate – Episode Two

Episode two in the Castle Debate series on the Environmental Principles and Governance Bill. Environmental consultant Martin Baxter and Debbie Tripley of the Wordwide Fund For Nature give their views on whether this draft bill is adequate to retain current environmental principles and enforcement mechanisms #1COR #CastleDebate #Environment #Martin Baxter #DavidHart #DebbieTripley #EnvironmentAgency #Brexit
11/23/201821 minutes, 4 seconds
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Ep. 52: The Castle Environmental Debate – Episode One

The first Episode in the Castle Debate about the Environmental Principles and Governance Bill. David Hart QC and Peter Kellet from the Environment Agency consider how this bill addresses the government's obligations for environmental stewardship after we leave the EU.  #1COR #CastleDebate #Environment #EnvironmentAgency #DavidHart #PeterKellet #EnvironmentAgency #Brexit
11/23/201823 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ep. 51: Brexit - The draft Withdrawal Agreement

Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law at the University of Cambridge, and a Senior Fellow of the UK in a Changing Europe, talks to reporter Boni Sones about Theresa May’s draft Withdrawal Agreement. #CatherineBarnard #EUWithdrawalBill #Revolution #Brexit #WithdrawalAgreement
11/21/201819 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ep. 50: Human Trafficking

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks with 1 Crown Office Row’s Alasdair Henderson about how the UK is tackling issues of human trafficking and modern slavery, both within its own borders and internationally.    #1COR #HumanTrafficking #ModernSlavery #AlasdairHenderson #HumanRights
11/19/201813 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ep. 49: The Importance of Informed Consent in Clinical Negligence

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks with Suzanne White, the head of clinical negligence at Leigh Day Solicitors, about recent developments with regards to women’s rights in healthcare and informed consent in the context of childbirth. #SuzanneWhite #healthcare #informedConsent #1COR #Childbirth #Bolam #Montgomery
11/12/201815 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ep. 48: Clinical Guidelines in Clinical Negligence Cases

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks with Pritesh Rathod about the significance of clinical guidelines in his clinical negligence practice and recent controversy involving maternal choice caesareans, Montgomery and relevant NICE Guidelines. #NICE #NICEGuidelines #Clinicalguidelines #Clinicalnegligence #PriteshRathod #EmmaLouiseFenelon #Caesaren #Montgomery
11/1/201815 minutes, 17 seconds
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Ep. 47: Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

In Darnley v Croydon NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50 the Supreme Court has ruled that hospitals are liable for the actions and statements of their non-medical staff in A & E. Rosalind English discusses the implications of this judgment with Owain Thomas QC. #DarnleyVCroydonNHSTrust #Hospitalliability #Supremecourt #A&E #OwainThomas #RosalindEnglish
10/15/201821 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ep. 46: Brexit as a revolution

Professor Catherine Barnard has this exclusive interview with Sir Ivan Rogers, the former UK Ambassador to the EU, following his speech to Trinity College Cambridge last week. They discuss the themes of this speech which can be found in full on the Trinity College website. #SirIvanRogers #CatherineBarnard #EUWithdrawalBill #Revolution #Brexit
10/14/201846 minutes, 23 seconds
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Ep. 45: Brexit - Why the UK needs a Commission of Inquiry

With the party conference season well over, Professor Catherine Barnard talks to journalist Boni Sones about the latest difficulties the prime minister is facing in the Brexit negotiations. #Brexit #CatherineBarnard #EUTransition #EUWithdrawalBill #ComimissionofInquiry
10/14/201819 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep. 44: Genetic Modification at the European Court of Justice

Rosalind English discusses the latest GMO ruling in the European Court of Justice with plant geneticist Ottoline Leyser. Professor Leyser considers the problems that come from focussing on the origin of plants rather than their characteristics, and ponders on the alternatives open to the UK after Brexit. #OttolineLeyser #GMcrops #GMO #PlanetGenetics #EuropeanCourtofJustice
10/1/201820 minutes, 20 seconds
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Ep. 43: Coercive and controlling behaviour as applied in the family courts.

Rosalind English talks to barrister Clare Ciborowska about the new offence of coercive and controlling behaviour and how it can affect proceedings in the family courts. #familycourts #familylaw #coerciveandcontrollingbehaviour
10/1/201815 minutes, 56 seconds
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Ep. 42: International Law and Individual Rights after Brexit

Rosalind English talks to Conor Monighan about the theme of the annual Administrative Law Bar Association conference: how does international law influence individual rights, particularly after Brexit?
10/1/201817 minutes, 52 seconds
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Ep. 41: Brexit - The white paper

Professor Barnard discusses with journalist Boni Sones, her reaction to the publication of the government’s White Paper, the Cabinet resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson, and the negotiating position of the EU since the UK triggered Article 50 in March 2017. #BrexitDay #CatherineBarnard #EUTransition #EUWithdrawalBill  #TheWhitePaper
8/8/201829 minutes, 18 seconds
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Ep. 40: How AI and algorithms impact on regulation and adjudication

Law and Political Science Professor Cary Coglianese from the University of Pennsylvania, and David Lehr, a research affiliate at the Penn Program on Regulation and a student at Yale Law School, join Rosalind English to speculate on how algorithms and artificial intelligence will impact on regulation and adjudication now and in the future. #AI #Algorithm #CaryCoglianese #DavidLehr #future #regulation #adjudication
7/27/201819 minutes, 25 seconds
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Ep. 39: Employment/Disciplinary injunction success for psychiatrist

Richard Booth joins Emma-Louise Fenelon to discuss a successful employment injunction to prevent a gross misconduct disciplinary hearing.  #RichardBooth #legal #grossmisconduct #disciplinaryhearings #employmentinjunction
7/2/201812 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ep. 38: Brexit - Two years on

Catherine Barnard of Cambridge University talks to reporter Boni Sones about the progress of the Brexit negotiations two years after the UK narrowly voted to leave the EU in a Referendum on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016. #BrexitDay #CatherineBarnard #EUTransition #EUWithdrawal Bill 
6/26/201822 minutes, 40 seconds
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Ep. 37: Establishing public inquiries and reopening inquests

Gideon Barth discusses when are public inquiries established or inquests reopened in this highlight from One Crown Office Row’s 2018 seminar. #GideonBarth #legal #Inquests #PublicInquiries
6/14/201814 minutes, 46 seconds
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Ep. 36: Secrecy, anonymity and public information

Emma-Louise Fenelon discusses the challenges around secrecy, anonymity and public information in major inquests and inquiries in a talk recorded at One Crown Office Row's 2018 seminar.  #PublicInformation #EmmaLouiseFenelon #legal #Inquests #Inquiries
6/14/201816 minutes, 6 seconds
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Ep. 35: Lessons from Bloody Sunday and Hillsborough

Matthew Hill discusses the lessons and warnings from the Bloody Sunday inquiry and the Hillsborough inquest in this talk recorded at One Crown Office Row’s 2018 seminar. #BloodySunday #Hillsborough #MatthewHill #legal #Inquests #Inquiries
6/14/201818 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep. 34: Will AI outwit our laws?

Rosalind English discusses with Professor Karen Yeung of Birmingham University the various opportunities and challenges presented to the law by Artificial Intelligence #Karen Yeung #AI #Artificalintelligence
6/6/201815 minutes, 11 seconds
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Ep. 33: The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

Richard Scorer joins Emma-Louise Fenelon to discuss the progress of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse #RichardScorer #independentinquiries #IICSA
5/29/201816 minutes, 49 seconds
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Ep. 32: The Right to Be Forgotten

Dominic Ruck-Keene and Rosalind English discuss the latest case involving the internet search engine Google, and an individual’s right to be forgotten. #righttobeforgotten #google #censorship
5/16/201814 minutes, 6 seconds
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Ep. 31: Scenarios On The Liability of Private Hospitals: Part Two

Imagined case studies featuring Lizanne Gumbel QC, Robert Kellar, John Whitting QC, and Jeremy Hyam QC, Chair: Dame Christina Lambert. Recorded at the 1 Crown Office Row seminar "Lessons from the Paterson Litigation." February 2018\. Part Two of Two. #privatehospitalsliability #legalhospitals
4/26/201813 minutes, 13 seconds
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Ep.30: Scenarios On The Liability Of Private Hospitals - Part One

Imagined case studies featuring Lizanne Gumbel QC, Robert Kellar, John Whitting QC, and Jeremy Hyam QC, Chair: Dame Christina Lambert.  Recorded at the 1 Crown Office Row seminar "Lessons from the Paterson Litigation." February 2018.  Part One of Two. #privatehospitalsliability #legalhospitals
4/26/201815 minutes, 37 seconds
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Ep. 29: Musicians Claiming Hearing Loss

Following a claim for hearing loss against the Royal Opera by one of its orchestra members, Rosalind English talks to opera singer and composer Susie Self about the hazards of being a musician playing in the orchestra pit. #SusieSelf #musicianlegal #hearingloss #RoyalOperaHouse #musiclaw
4/26/201815 minutes, 5 seconds
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Ep. 28: No More Full Disclosure for Women Forced into Sex Work

Jo Moore tells Rosalind English about a recent ruling which means that women who were forced into the sex trade at a younger age don't need to disclose their convictions when applying for jobs which require DBS checks.
3/26/201812 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ep. 27: Non-Delegable Duty in private hospitals

Dominic Ruck Keene summarises non-delegable duty in private hospitals and clinics in this extract from his talk at the 2018 One  Crown Office Row seminar.
3/23/201816 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep. 26: Vicarious Liability in private hospitals

Hannah Noyce discusses vicarious liability in private hospitals and clinics in a talk recorded at One Crown Office Row's 2018 seminar.  #vicariousliability #HannahNoyce #privatehospitals #legal #healthcare
3/23/201815 minutes, 12 seconds
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Ep. 25: The Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement - line by line.

The Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement is the Brexit political agreement turned into a legal document. Prof. Catherine Barnard of the University of Cambridge gives Bonnie Soames her own analysis of the text and asks 'What now for Theresa May?'
3/15/201822 minutes
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Ep. 24: Right of residence under EU rules.

Rosalind English talks to Jonathan Metzer about how family members of UK citizens, who don't themselves have citizenship, obtain a residence card under EU rules - and how they can appeal if they're refused. #rightofresidence #JonathanMetzer #onecrownofficerow #legalrulings #EEAcitizenship #citizenshiprights #EuropeanCourtofJustice #Brexit
3/6/201812 minutes, 50 seconds
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Ep. 23: Lawsuits against the police for arrest operations.

The Supreme Court’s ruling on police tactics may have implications for other emergency services, as Isabel McArdle explains to Rosalind English. #dutyofcare #legalruling #supremecourt #isabelmcardle #robinsoncase #policetactics #WestYorkshirePolice
2/14/201817 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ep. 22: Transition And The Road To EU Withdrawal.

We continue Catherine Barnard's interpretation of the legal obstacles that must be worked out on the way to Brexit Day, on March 29th 2019, and a pain free withdrawal from the EU. #BrexitDay  #CatherineBarnard    #EUTransition   #EUWithdrawal Bill
2/10/201824 minutes
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Ep. 21: Outlining the Legal Milestones to Brexit

In December 2017, the principles of Britain’s divorce from the European Union were agreed, and we now move to what Theresa May has called the “implementation phase”. But, as Professor Catherine Barnard of Cambridge University tells Bonnie Soames, it should really be termed “the transition”.  #Brexit  #CatherineBarnard  #2903CB
1/17/201819 minutes, 12 seconds
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Ep. 20: Assessing discrimination in faith-based state schools.

Following Ofsted winning a judgment against an Islamic co-education state school, Rosalind English talks to Rajkiran Barhey about measuring unlawful discrimination in cases where two groups of students are treated equally, but separately, by their school. #Ofsted #Segregation #JudicialNotice #Rajkiran Barney #LadyJusticeGloster #SingleSexSchools
12/21/201714 minutes, 33 seconds
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Ep. 19: The High Court rules on a planning authority decision.

Rosalind English talks to Charlotte Gilmartin about the implications of a recent High Court ruling overturning Hackney council’s decision to allow permission to demolish part of a historic canal side building. #HackneyCouncil #HolbornStudios #EagleWharf #CharlotteGilmartin #planningpermission
12/21/201711 minutes, 51 seconds
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Ep 18: Do Judge Led Inquiries work?

With ongoing public inquiries into tainted blood and historic child sexual abuse, Matt Hill and Gideon Barth discuss the effectiveness of judge led inquiries with Rosalind English. #TaintedBlood #PublicInquiries #BloodySundayInquiry #MattHill #GideonBarth #historicchildabuse #legaldiscussion #judges
11/27/201717 minutes, 40 seconds
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Ep.17: Prospects for the Tainted Blood Inquiry

Theresa May has announced a statutory inquiry into how contaminated blood transfusions infected thousands of people with hepatitis C and HIV. Rosalind English talks to Jim Duffy about how it will differ from earlier investigations. #ContaminatedBlood #TaintedBlood #JimDuffy #PublicInquiry #HepatitisC #HIVhaemophilia
11/27/201713 minutes, 3 seconds
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Ep.16: A patient’s right to experimental medical treatment.

Rosalind English discusses a recent ruling in the Court of Protection which gives a patient, who is lacking capacity, the right to seek out experimental medical treatment. #MedicalRights #CourtofProtection
11/10/20176 minutes, 9 seconds
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Ep. 15: Inquests and Article Two

Caroline Cross and Rachel Marcus look at the link between inquests and Article Two of the European Convention on Human Rights. Recorded at the 2017 Public Law event at King’s College London. #PublicLawEvent #Inquests #ArticleTwo #KingsCollegeLondon
10/27/201719 minutes, 54 seconds
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Ep. 14: Unlawful detention in immigration cases

Alasdair Henderson and Suzanne Lambert discuss the difficulties around unlawful detention in immigration cases. Recorded at the 2017 Public Law event at King’s College London. #PublicLawEvent #UnlawfulDetention #KingsCollegeLondon #immigration
10/27/201721 minutes, 40 seconds
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Ep. 13: Tackling radicalisation through the civil courts

Martin Downs and Shaheen Rahman QC talk about their experiences of tackling radicalisation in the civil courts, and the use of closed hearings. Recorded at the 2017 Public Law event at King’s College London. #Publiclawevent #KingsCollegeLondon #radicalisation #closedhearings
10/26/201721 minutes, 17 seconds
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Ep. 12: Damages claim over IVF baby

Rosalind English talks to David Prest about a case involving a forged signature, disputed consent, and the claim made by a father for damages in relation to a baby born through IVF using frozen embryos. #legal #IVF #IVFHammersmith
10/19/20176 minutes, 37 seconds
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Ep. 11: The cost of surrogacy - a legitimate claim?

Rosalind English talks to David Prest about a recent High Court ruling on damages: Can someone who has been rendered infertile claim the costs of surrogacy abroad? A hospital admitted negligence in failing to diagnose the claimant’s cervical cancer. The chemotherapy and radiation treatment which followed rendered her infertile, but just before the treatment, her eggs were harvested and frozen. The court was asked to consider whether damages could include the cost of commercial surrogacy, an arrangement which is not legal in this country. #legal #negligence #surrogacycosts #WhittingtonHospital
9/29/20177 minutes, 6 seconds
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Ep. 10: How A.I. is set to change the legal profession.

Tom Beamont talks to Rosalind English about the role artificial intelligence is likely to play in the way lawyers and judges operate in the U.K., including discussion about the use of e-Disclosure, online dispute resolution, and whether advice and decisions can reliably be generated by algorithms.
9/1/201711 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ep. 9: Measuring clinical effectiveness for specialist drugs.

Rosalind English discusses with David Hart QC a recent challenge to the refusal by the NHS to fund a specialist drug for a child suffering from a metabolic condition.
8/17/201710 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep. 8: Radicalisation and the Terrorism Prevention & Investigation Measures Act.

Marina Wheeler QC explains how the civil courts are approaching radicalisation, the practical problems of introducing the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act, and the role of the family courts in protecting children under the "Prevent" strategy. Presented by Rosalind English.
8/8/201724 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep. 7: Breast surgeon conviction and the nature of consent.

Sarah Jane Ewart discusses the recent conviction of breast surgeon Ian Paterson, his victims’ prospects for compensation in the civil courts, the whole issue of consent in this area of surgery, the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme and the Gail Newland "catfish” trial, which is another version of the “consent” problem. Presented by Rosalind English.
7/31/201715 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ep. 6: The European Withdrawal Bill, and the future for environmental standards.

David Hart considers the likely impact of the European Withdrawal Bill, and in particular the concerns about the knock on effects it might have on existing environmental standards after BREXIT. Presented by Rosalind English.
7/26/201716 minutes, 26 seconds
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Ep. 5: NI abortion rights, Charlie Gard etc.

Sarah Jane Ewart discusses the latest developments in access to abortion for Northern Irish women, the lessons to be learned from the Charlie Gard case, and the difficult decision that the courts had to reach when considering the best interests of children in an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish family, where the father had left the community as a transgender person. Presented by Rosalind English.
7/6/201714 minutes, 42 seconds
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Ep. 4: The Supreme Court rules on Northern Ireland abortion.

Rosalind English discusses the recent Supreme Court judgement on the case of women from Northern Ireland who seek abortions on the NHS in England.
6/30/20176 minutes, 52 seconds
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Ep. 2: Female terror plot trial etc.

Sarah Jane Ewart talks through the prospect of the first all female terror plot trial, legal aid for unaccompanied minors in immigration cases, the Bar Council's manifesto "The Value of Justice", the law post-Brexit, and shift sleeping and the minimum wage. Sarah Jane Ewart is in conversation with Rosalind English.
6/19/201714 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ep. 3: Negligence ruling in meningitis case.

David Hart QC assesses the implications of a recent negligence case involving a young doctor's failure to diagnose a child with meningitis. David Hart is in conversation with Rosalind English.
6/19/20178 minutes, 22 seconds
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Ep. 1: Election pledges on human rights.

Poppy Rimington-Pounder looks at party election pledges and the Human Rights Act, the Muslim advocacy group CAGE's forthcoming legal battle, a freedom of conscience ruling for members of the armed forces in the Bahamas, and citizenship rights for the children of third country nationals in Europe. Presenter: Rosalind English.
6/19/201711 minutes, 19 seconds