Independent Review of the Human Rights Act: Cambridge and Oxford Webinar, 1 June 2021

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “Independent Review of the Human Rights Act: Cambridge and Oxford Webinar, 1 June 2021” – below is their description. The Independent Human Rights Act Review (IHRAR) (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/independent-human-rights-act-review) was launched in December 2020 to examine the framework of the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA), how it is operating … Read more Independent Review of the Human Rights Act: Cambridge and Oxford Webinar, 1 June 2021

A Personal Journal to Advocacy: Baroness Beeban Kidron

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “A Personal Journal to Advocacy: Baroness Beeban Kidron” – below is their description. On Wednesday 19th May the Cambridge Pro Bono Project hosted Baroness Beeban Kidron. Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE is a Crossbench Peer in the UK House of Lords and Chair of 5Rights Foundation. For 30 … Read more A Personal Journal to Advocacy: Baroness Beeban Kidron

Off-Label Innovation: CIPIL Evening Webinar

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “Off-Label Innovation: CIPIL Evening Webinar” – below is their description. Speaker: David A. Simon, Harvard Law School Biography: David A. Simon is a Research Fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, & Bioethics at Harvard Law School. From 2020-2021 he was a Visiting Associate … Read more Off-Label Innovation: CIPIL Evening Webinar

2021 Baron de Lancey Lecture – Law, Hormones, and Sport: a level playing field?

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “2021 Baron de Lancey Lecture – Law, Hormones, and Sport: a level playing field?” – below is their description. Dr Silvia Camporesi – King’s College London How do we ensure a level playing field in sport given natural variations in human biology? When athletes’ biological levels differ … Read more 2021 Baron de Lancey Lecture – Law, Hormones, and Sport: a level playing field?

The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement and the free flow of Personal Data: A Solid Foundation?

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement and the free flow of Personal Data: A Solid Foundation?” – below is their description. A CELS lunchtime webinar. Slides are available at: https://www.cels.law.cam.ac.uk/weekly-seminar-series Speaker: Eleonor Duhs, Fieldfisher Biography: Eleonor Duhs was a senior UK Government lawyer. She was the UK’s … Read more The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement and the free flow of Personal Data: A Solid Foundation?

Martin v Kogan – Rewriting the script on Joint Authorship in Copyright: CIPIL Evening Webinar

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “Martin v Kogan – Rewriting the script on Joint Authorship in Copyright: CIPIL Evening Webinar” – below is their description. Speaker: Ashton Chantrielle, 8 New Square Biography: Ashton’s IP practice includes copyright, design rights, trade marks and passing off cases and she acts for a number of … Read more Martin v Kogan – Rewriting the script on Joint Authorship in Copyright: CIPIL Evening Webinar

In conversation with the Honourable Marilyn Warren AC QC

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “In conversation with the Honourable Marilyn Warren AC QC” – below is their description. Cambridge University Graduate Law Society (CUGLS) hosted a webinar with the Honourable Marilyn Warren AC QC on 2 March 2021. The Hon Marilyn Warren AC QC is the former Chief Justice of the … Read more In conversation with the Honourable Marilyn Warren AC QC

In conversation with Toby Cadman, International Criminal Lawyer

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “In conversation with Toby Cadman, International Criminal Lawyer” – below is their description. Cambridge University Graduate Law Society (CUGLS) was joined by Toby Cadman, a barrister and an international law specialist working in the field of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, international human rights law, … Read more In conversation with Toby Cadman, International Criminal Lawyer

Digital Platforms and the Economy in a Pandemic

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “Digital Platforms and the Economy in a Pandemic” – below is their description. Cambridge University Graduate Law Society (CUGLS) hosts three incredible speakers to reflect on how competition law is addressing some of the biggest challenges of our time: promoting competition in an increasingly digitised world and … Read more Digital Platforms and the Economy in a Pandemic

EU Fiscal Policy in the Midst of the Pandemic: CELS Webinar

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “EU Fiscal Policy in the Midst of the Pandemic: CELS Webinar” – below is their description. Speaker: Professor Antonio Estella de Noriega, Carlos III University of Madrid Abstract: This talk will review the measures that the EU institutions have adopted in the domain of fiscal policy and … Read more EU Fiscal Policy in the Midst of the Pandemic: CELS Webinar

Private Equity: Its Place in Corporate Finance and How It Works: 3CL Webinar

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “Private Equity: Its Place in Corporate Finance and How It Works: 3CL Webinar” – below is their description. Speakers: Mr Chris Hale (Chair Emeritus, Travers Smith) and Mr William Paul (Partner, Bridgepoint) This lecture by Chris Hale, Chair Emeritus of Travers Smith, will explore the economic and … Read more Private Equity: Its Place in Corporate Finance and How It Works: 3CL Webinar

Round table: Uber BV and others (Appellants) v Aslam and others (Respondents) [2021] UKSC 5

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “Round table: Uber BV and others (Appellants) v Aslam and others (Respondents) [2021] UKSC 5” – below is their description. Speakers: Dr Zoe Adams, Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor Simon Deakin, Ms Sarah Fraser Butlin, Professor Owen Warnock Experts from the University of Cambridge discuss the recent Supreme … Read more Round table: Uber BV and others (Appellants) v Aslam and others (Respondents) [2021] UKSC 5

Pro Bono Work at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: CPP Lecture

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “Pro Bono Work at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: CPP Lecture” – below is their description. The Cambridge Pro Bono Project (CPP) was delighted to welcome Pablo Gonzalez, Lawyer at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to speak on the topic ‘Pro Bono Work at the … Read more Pro Bono Work at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: CPP Lecture

On Dignity (Part 3): Dignity and Indignity in the South African Toilet Wars

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “On Dignity (Part 3): Dignity and Indignity in the South African Toilet Wars” – below is their description. Lecture summary: These lectures explore dignity as a worldly phenomenon that is not just an idea, but also a social practice and lived experience. We say that dignity is … Read more On Dignity (Part 3): Dignity and Indignity in the South African Toilet Wars

On Dignity (Part 2): The Idea of Human Dignity

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “On Dignity (Part 2): The Idea of Human Dignity” – below is their description. Lecture summary: These lectures explore dignity as a worldly phenomenon that is not just an idea, but also a social practice and lived experience. We say that dignity is a right, or a … Read more On Dignity (Part 2): The Idea of Human Dignity

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