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Blog posts : "criminal law"

Going Dutch? Drugs Policy in the UK and the Netherlands

Written by Jamie Hilland (4th year LLB)

As both a resident and a law student, the six months I spent in Maastricht provided a fascinating insight into the famously liberal Dutch policy towards drugs. In a prohibitionist international context, the Netherlands’ approach continues to attract substan…

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‘The Murder Trial’ and Cameras In Court: is it ok if it’s boring?

 

Written by Beverley Addison (4th Year LLB)

When I first saw the advertisement for the recent showing of ‘The Murder Trial’ on Channel 4 I was excited at the idea of the media finally reflecting an accurate criminal trial to the masses. Many of those somewhat interested in the legal world are …

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