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Dignity, body parts and the actio iniuriarum: a novel solution to a common (law) problem? (2019)
Journal Article
BROWN, J. 2019. Dignity, body parts and the actio iniuriarum: a novel solution to a common (law) problem? Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics [online], 28(3), pages 522-533. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0963180119000446

The importance of human 'dignity' in disputes concerning biological material has been recognised, but the term 'dignity' itself is oft decried as a 'hopelessly amorphous', 'vacuous concept' which should be 'discarded as a potential foundation for rig... Read More

O Tempora! O Mores! The place of boni mores in dignity discourse. (2018)
Journal Article
BROWN, J. [2019]. O Tempora! O Mores! The place of boni mores in dignity discourse. Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics, (accepted).

In an earlier article, I had argued that Common lawyers and bioethicists may find the Romanistic notion of the actio iniuriarum, and the conception of ‘dignity’ which is central to this legal mechanism, instructive in complex medico-legal cases. Prof... Read More

The arbitration agreement. (2019)
Book Chapter
KOTELNIKOV, A. 2019. The arbitration agreement. In Kotelnikov, A., Kurochkin, S. and Skvortsov, O. Arbitration in Russia. Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer, chapter 3.

It is a well-established rule that commercial arbitration stems from an agreement to arbitrate, which is a prerequisite and a basis for the arbitral procedure. The entire process, from its inception to the award, originates in the agreement of the pa... Read More

Award. (2019)
Book Chapter
KOTELNIKOV, A. 2019. Award. In Kotelnikov, A., Kurochkin, S. and Skvortsov, O. Arbitration in Russia. Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer, chapter 10.

An arbitral award is the ultimate result of the proceedings, and parties normally expect their arbitration to end in a final and binding award. It is therefore unsurprising that Article 2 of the Arbitration Act 2015 defines arbitration as a process w... Read More

Extradition, Taiwan and the speciality principle. (2019)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. 2019. Extradition, Taiwan and the speciality principle. Scots law times [online], 25, pages 89-92. Available from: http;/westlaw.co.uk

Discusses Dean (Zain Taj) v Lord Advocate (HCJ Appeal) on the speciality rule in the Extradition Act 2003 s.95, and the compatibility of a UK-Taiwan memorandum of understanding with s.95.

Environmental protection in the Nigerian oil and gas industry and Jonah Gbemre v Shell PDC Nigeria Limited: let the plunder continue? (2019)
Journal Article
FATUROTI, B., AGBAITORO, G. and ONYA, O. 2019. Environmental protection in the Nigerian oil and gas industry and Jonah Gbemre v Shell PDC Nigeria Limited: let the plunder continue? African journal of international and comparative law [online], 27(2), pages 225-245. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/ajicl.2019.0270

The case of Jonah Gbemre v. Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited made an historic deviation from the usual trend of seeking for monetary compensation by host communities in oil rich regions in Nigeria. Rather, it seeks to correct re... Read More

Delivery of goods in the custody of a third party: the role of the custodier. (2017)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, C. 2017. Delivery of goods in the custody of a third party: the role of the custodier. Edinburgh law review [online], 21(2), pages 143-168. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2017.0408

This article is concerned with delivery of goods that are in the custody of a third party, rather than that of the transferor or transferee, this delivery being effected by intimation to the custodier. Building on the idea that delivery here is based... Read More

New developments in the law of sexual harassment. (2019)
Journal Article
MIDDLEMISS, S. 2019. New developments in the law of sexual harassment. Juridical review [online], 3, pages 269-276. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk

This article reviews recent developments relating to sexual harassment, including research studies by YouGov, BBC Radio 5 Live and the Equality and Human Rights Commission. The author notes the definition of "sexual harassment" under the Equality Act... Read More

Women's rights in Africa: an examination of African human rights systems in the context of CEDAW and the universalism versus cultural relativism debate. (2016)
Journal Article
FATUROTI, B. 2016. Women's rights in Africa: an examination of African human rights systems in the context of CEDAW and the universalism versus cultural relativism debate. Journal of comparative law in Africa [online], 3(1), pages 149-176. Available from: https://hdl.handle.net/10520/EJC-60b4cfc84

Many African women suffer discrimination on the grounds of their gender and other factors, such as religion, customs, age and marital status. They continue to be victims of harmful practices whose perpetrators are never held to account because the pr... Read More