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March 13, 2019

A Shift In UK Politics

February 27, 2019

Climate Change: What Businesses Need To Do

February 22, 2019

The Ethics of International Sport

February 4, 2019

'The Right to Repair'

January 22, 2019

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February 4, 2019

On first consideration, there appears to be a tenuous connection between human rights, ethics, and sport. Since the 20th century, the understanding of, and protection afforded by, human rights has developed significantly. As a result, the overlap between the sport and...

January 21, 2019

Continuing Newell Legal’s series on climate change (the first article looking at the 2018 IPCC report), this piece looks to provide advice on what is merely the tip of the iceberg of how members of society can individually reduce their carbon footprint,...

January 14, 2019

Assault is an offence that has been part of English criminal law for centuries. It is a ‘common law’ offence, meaning that it has not been created by statute (an Act of Parliament), but by case law (court judgments). Subsequent case law has developed the offence of Ass...

December 20, 2018

In the last year there has been serious unrest in Togo. At the heart of this unrest is the citizens’ clamouring for better representation at the legislative level and a demand for electoral reforms. There is also a demand for the reinstatement of the constitution adopt...

December 18, 2018

Asbestos is a material that was widely used as a building material between approximately 1950 - 1970. Whilst asbestos can be dangerous, it does not present a health risk if it is left undisturbed. But if material containing asbestos is damaged, it can release a fine du...

December 6, 2018

Rising from the ashes of wars and political instability since the 1960s, Togo is beginning to make strides. With an improving economy, there is renewed hope that the country will make its way to the very top in West Africa and set the pace for growth and development fo...

December 4, 2018

Euthanasia has always been a contentious topic which attracts an array of opinions. It is also an emotionally charged topic. Newell Legal previously reported on assisted dying in August 2017, providing a general background into the topic from a legal perspective....

November 19, 2018

America has been facing ever-increasing scrutiny over its current stance on gun control. It would seem that in 2018, hardly a day passes where the mainstream media do not report a mass shooting. As of Thursday 8th November, there have been 307 mass shootings...

November 9, 2018

Paul Biya (picture below with Emmanuel Macron, the President of France) was recently announced as the winner of the concluded Cameroonian elections. However, this was not without controversy, as it was established that there were limitations on voting for people f...

November 5, 2018

This article explores a concept which is a substantive category of judicial review proceedings – ‘unreasonableness’. The ground received its name from the brilliant, landmark case of Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corp [1948] 1 K.B. 223. This gro...

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