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In an increasingly divided political landscape, we're helping people exercise their rights to a fairer, safer, more satisfying life.

In the Democratic Citizenship theme blog, our experts discuss topics including our local heritage, international relations, law and government.

12 posts found

Dominic Ongwen: ICC conviction of former child soldier establishes ‘forced pregnancy’ as a war crime

10 February 2021 5 min read

Professor Leïla Choukroune writes for The Conversation on the conviction of Dominic Ongwen

Gavel

Student accommodation is big business - but confused regulation leaves students vulnerable Accommodation regulations can vary significantly between private providers and university providers, and new measures are required to protect students

05 February 2020 6 min read

Emily Walsh, Principal Lecturer in Law, at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation examining the relationship between accommodation providers, universities and students.

Student

New books to become essential reading on international law and policy The books are anticipated to become highly-influential reference books.

19 December 2019 2 min read

Professor Leïla Choukroune has edited and contributed to two new books that will provide new insights into international law and policy.

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Human rights are getting cut from Britains post Brexit trade deal negotiations The UK needs enshrine human rights protections in future post Brexit international agreements, explains Professor Leïla Choukroune for The Conversation

06 November 2019 5 min read

Professor Leïla Choukroune, Director of the Democratic Citizenship research theme, writes for The Conversation about human rights being abandoned in the UK’s post-Brexit treaties.

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‘I bequeath U…’: when a text message can count as your will When the line blurs for what constitutes a will as a legally binding document

30 November 2017 Mrs Juliet Brook 8 min read

Juliet Brook, Principal Lecturer in Land Law and Equity at the University of Portsmouth writes for The Conversation about when something is legitimate enough to be a Will

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