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Research Round Up

4 February 2014

A round-up of Cardiff Law School staff publications and research news for January 2014.

James Davey

"Fracturing and bundling risks: the coverage expectations of the 'real' reasonable policyholder" (2013-14) 11 Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy 118-169.

Fracturing and bundling risks: the coverage expectations of the 'real' reasonable policyholder

Dr Daniel Newman

Innocents will suffer as legal cuts put paid to due process

Legal aid cuts and the media agenda

Justice should be accessible to all, not only those who can afford it

Dr Mary Synge

‘A state of flux in public benefit across the UK, Ireland and Europe’ (2014) 16 CL&PR 163-188
Jason Tucker
Acting as an expert witness (Tucker J) in ‘Forensic Odontology - An Essential Guide’ (Editors: Adams C, Carabott R and Evans S; Wiley (2014))

A guide to acting as an expert witness, as part of a practitioner text for forensic odontologists.

Appointments

James Davey has been appointed Contributing Editor; Marine Insurance and General Average' for the Lloyd's Maritime & Commercial Law Yearbook.

Annette Morris, Katie Richards and James Davey have been asked to advise on the draft Insurance Contracts Bill due for summer 2015 (Davey / Richards) and provide a scoping paper for the Law Commission's future agenda where it will consider fraud in tort (Morris / Davey / Richards)

Citations

Professor Nigel Lowe was cited by the Supreme Court in Re LC (Children)(Reunite: International Child Abduction Centre Intervening) [2014] UKSC 1, [2014] WLR (D) 11, 15 January 2014, para 56 by Lord Wilson, referring to 'A Statistical Analysis of Applications Made in 2008 Under [the Hague International Child Abduction Convention]', Hague Conference on Private International Law.

Funding success

Professor Gillian Douglas has been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship, for two years from 2015 to 2017, for a study entitled:

'What's love got to do with it? Obligation and commitment in Family Law'.

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