Law Tag Archive

History

Magna Carta – a very modern charter

(6 minute read) Edward Kendall finds surprisingly relevant lessons from one of Europe’s greatest historical documents. 

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Will it ever be possible to heal the world’s deepest open wound?

(6 minute read) Maddy Fry reports on changing perspectives for the future of Israeli-Palestinian cohabitation.

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Mental HealthSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Preventing and healing childhood sexual abuse …

(7 minute read)
Tyler VanderWeele, Director of the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University, offers grounds for hope.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Dilemmas in death

(8 minute read)
When law, ethics and emotions collide, clear thinking is needed, says David Albert Jones.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Death in modern America

(6 minute read)
The execution of Lisa Montgomery must be a wake-up call to America, argues Monica Amendola, who sees the state-sponsored killing of citizens as a grim practice which has had its day.

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Social Issues

The sex scandal that the tabloids ignore

(8 minute read)
Only international pressure will save young girls from kidnap and forced marriage in Pakistan, says John Pontifex.

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COVID-19Social Issues

To lock down or not to lock down? Part 1

(3 minute read)
Michael Wee discusses the ethics of decision-making about lockdown.

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HistorySocial Issues

Do international courts of human rights promote or curb our freedom? One of Europe’s top judges replies.

(12 minute read)
Never afraid to express his views when his conscience demanded it, Judge De Gaetano talks about some of his experiences answering questions from our correspondent José Young.

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