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Res judicata, oppression and abuse of process in Scots extradition law. (2021)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. 2021. Res judicata, oppression and abuse of process in Scots extradition law. Scots law times [online], 25, pages 94-96. Available from: https://uk.westlaw.com

This article considers Iliev (Ilia) v HM Advocate (HCJ Appeal), refusing permission to appeal against a decision to extradite the applicant to Romania under a European arrest warrant on the grounds of res judicata or abuse of process arising out of t... Read More about Res judicata, oppression and abuse of process in Scots extradition law..

Improving the human rights accountability of multinational corporations in the oil and gas industry: a case study of Nigeria. (2021)
Thesis
ORIESO, A.E. 2021. Improving the human rights accountability of multinational corporations in the oil and gas industry: a case study of Nigeria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1447326

If we think that the environment is less important than the economy, then we should try holding our breath while we count our money. This thesis examines the legal framework governing the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. The oil and gas industry in N... Read More about Improving the human rights accountability of multinational corporations in the oil and gas industry: a case study of Nigeria..

New developments in the campaign against unwanted workplace banter. (2021)
Journal Article
MIDDLEMISS, S. 2021. New developments in the campaign against unwanted workplace banter. Industrial law journal [online], 50(2), pages 330-335. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/indlaw/dwab013

Banter has been defined by the Cambridge Dictionary as ‘conversation that is funny and not serious’. This suggests that it is a form of dialogue or conversation that is jokey, non-threatening and wanted by the recipient. However, in reality, this is... Read More about New developments in the campaign against unwanted workplace banter..

Charity law and public benefit in Scotland. (2021)
Journal Article
ILOKA, U. and ARNELL, P. 2021. Charity law and public benefit in Scotland. Scots law times [online], 12, pages 52-54. Available from: https://westlaw.com

Discusses Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator v New Lanark Hotels Ltd (IH) on whether the Upper Tribunal had erred in concluding that a charity's trading subsidiaries should be entered on the Scottish Charities Register despite having activities... Read More about Charity law and public benefit in Scotland..

Extradition and mental health in the spotlight: the case of Julian Assange. (2021)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. and FORRESTER, A. 2021. Extradition and mental health in the spotlight: the case of Julian Assange. Criminal behaviour and mental health [online], 31(2), pages 77-79. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/cbm.2195

Approximately 1000 persons are extradited from the UK every year. While this number may lessen on account of Brexit, it is clear that hundreds of individuals will be forcibly removed from the UK, both nationals and non-nationals, to stand trial or be... Read More about Extradition and mental health in the spotlight: the case of Julian Assange..

Real burdens and implied enforcement rights: the Scottish Law Commission's recommendations. (2021)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, C. 2021. Real burdens and implied enforcement rights: the Scottish Law Commission's recommendations. Juridical review [online], 1, pages 38-47. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk

This article examines the Scottish Law Commission's final recommendations on the operation of Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 s.53 and the implications for the law of implied rights to enforce real burdens.

Understanding legal research in the built environment. (2021)
Book Chapter
MANTE, J. 2021. Understanding legal research in the built environment. In Manu, E. and Akotia, J. (eds.) Secondary research methods in the built environment. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 8, pages 106-116. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003000532-8

Legal research is often misunderstood by many a researcher in the built environment, especially beginners. Its role as a suitable research approach employing both primary and secondary sources of data to arrive at logically sound outcomes is often un... Read More about Understanding legal research in the built environment..

Police cooperation and exchange of information under the EU-UK trade and cooperation agreement. (2021)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P., BOCK, S., DAVIES, G. and WÖRNER, L. 2021. Police cooperation and exchange of information under the EU-UK trade and cooperation agreement. New journal of European criminal law [online], 12(2), pages 265-276. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/2032284421995572

Brexit has led to a realignment of police cooperation and information exchange between the EU and the UK. This has been affected by Titles II-V and IX of Part III of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement. The terms governing the exchange of DNA, finger... Read More about Police cooperation and exchange of information under the EU-UK trade and cooperation agreement..

Julian Assange extradition: freedom of British media to expose US state secrets is at stake. [Newspaper article] (2021)
Other
ARNELL, P. 2021. Julian Assange extradition: freedom of British media to expose US state secrets is at stake. [Newspaper article]. Press gazette [online], 2 March 2021. Available from: https://www.pressgazette.co.uk/julian-assange-extradition-appeal/

Dr Paul Arnell is expert on extradition law from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen – he explains why the Julian Assange extradition appeal has huge implications for media freedom in the UK.

Shamima Begum's exile over Isis support raises profound questions about racism, sexism and British citizenship. [Newspaper article] (2021)
Other
ARNELL, P. 2021. Shamima Begum's exile over Isis support raises profound questions about racism, sexism and British citizenship. [Newspaper article]. The Scotsman [online], 27 February 2021. Available from: https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/shamima-begums-exile-over-isis-support-raises-profound-questions-about-racism-sexism-and-british-citizenship-dr-paul-arnell-3148318

The case of Shamima Begum raises strong and contrasting opinions. Many people feel that her permanent exile from the UK is a just and reasonable response to what she has done. Others are of the view that that fate is discriminatory and egregious.

The new UK-EU extradition arrangements. (2021)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. and DAVIES, G. 2021. The new UK-EU extradition arrangements. Scots law times [online], 6, pages 21-23. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk

Extradition requests to Scotland under the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) have ended. Existing from 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2020 the EAW transformed aspects of Scottish and UK extradition practice. In its stead is a new set of rules applying bet... Read More about The new UK-EU extradition arrangements..

Extradition and mental health: the need for multidisciplinary review and research. (2021)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. and FORRESTER, A. 2021. Extradition and mental health: the need for multidisciplinary review and research. Medicine, science and the law [online], 61(2), pages 83-85. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0025802421993370

More than 1000 people are forcibly removed from the UK each year through the process of extradition, so that they might stand trial or be imprisoned abroad. Over the last 10 years, 115,915 extradition requests were made using one such mechanism, the... Read More about Extradition and mental health: the need for multidisciplinary review and research..

National oil companies and resource nationalism: a challenge for a petroleum resource-rich state. (2020)
Thesis
AZUBIKE, V.C. 2020. National oil companies and resource nationalism: a challenge for a petroleum resource-rich state. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1357841

Debates on the relevance of national oil companies (NOCs) as a means for a state to adequately manage their petroleum resources have been put forward by some critics. Some critics argue that the traditional national oil company model is antiquated. A... Read More about National oil companies and resource nationalism: a challenge for a petroleum resource-rich state..

Extradition between the UK and Ireland after Brexit: understanding the past and present to prepare for the future. (2020)
Journal Article
DAVIES, G. and ARNELL, P. 2021. Extradition between the UK and Ireland after Brexit: understanding the best and present to prepare for the future. Journal of criminal law [online], 85(2): criminal justice cooperation between the UK and Ireland after Brexit, pages 98-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0022018320977531

The Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom have a long, close and difficult history. The most recent phase of which dates from 1998 and the conclusion of the Good Friday Agreement. Since 1921, however, there has been unique practice between Irela... Read More about Extradition between the UK and Ireland after Brexit: understanding the past and present to prepare for the future..

Extradition between the UK and Ireland is at risk because of Brexit. [Blog post] (2020)
Digital Artefact
ARNELL, P. and DAVIES, G. 2020. Extradition between the UK and Ireland is at risk because of Brexit. [Blog post]. Posted on LSE Brexit 2020: latest thinking and research about Brexit from LSE [online], 24 November 2020. Available from: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2020/11/24/extradition-between-the-uk-and-ireland-is-at-risk-because-of-brexit/

Extradition between the UK and Ireland after Brexit will be particularly affected by a No-Deal Brexit. In this post, Paul Arnell (Robert Gordon University) and Gemma Davies (Northumbria University) bring a closer understanding of the problems on the... Read More about Extradition between the UK and Ireland is at risk because of Brexit. [Blog post].

Shamima Begum: Supreme Court cast tests whether misguided teenagers with foreign-born partents get the same second chance as murderers and rapists. [Newspaper article] (2020)
Other
ARNELL, P. 2020. Shamima Begum: Supreme Court cast tests whether misguided teenagers with foreign-born parents get the same second chance as murderers and rapists. [Newspaper article]. The Scotsman [online], 21 November 2020. Available from: https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/shamima-begum-supreme-court-case-tests-whether-misguided-teenagers-foreign-born-parents-get-same-second-chance-murderers-and-rapists-dr-paul-arnell-3042370

Five years ago Shamima Begum, then 15, left her home and birthplace in England and made her to Syria. She travelled to lend her support to Islamic State. Begum now wants to return, but is barred from doing so. She is presently in limbo, living in the... Read More about Shamima Begum: Supreme Court cast tests whether misguided teenagers with foreign-born partents get the same second chance as murderers and rapists. [Newspaper article].

Ownership of fish. (2020)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, C. 2020. Ownership of fish. Scots law times [online], 33, pages 229-233. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk

This article considers the issues raised in Borwick Development Solutions Ltd v Clear Water Fisheries Ltd (CA) on whether fish which lived in fishing lakes were the landowner's property, or whether qualified property rights existed over them as wild... Read More about Ownership of fish..

Harnessing the regulatory framework for compliance with environmental regulations in the hydrocarbon sector in Nigeria. (2020)
Thesis
BASSEY, D.E. 2020. Harnessing the regulatory framework for compliance with environmental regulations in the hydrocarbon sector in Nigeria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Over the past five decades, Nigeria has witnessed immense ecological disaster arising from unsustainable environmental exploitation of its natural resource. Evidence can be seen from the oil and gas sector. Oil and gas activities in the Niger Delta r... Read More about Harnessing the regulatory framework for compliance with environmental regulations in the hydrocarbon sector in Nigeria..

International law reconceptualised: the role of NGOs. (2020)
Thesis
ILOKA, U. 2020. International law reconceptualised: the role of NGOs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

International law has largely adhered to its traditional foundations, centring upon states as the pre-eminent actors. States have generally remained as the main subjects of international law, and state-centric considerations such as their jurisdictio... Read More about International law reconceptualised: the role of NGOs..

Inherent resilience, major marine environmental change and revitalisation of coastal communities in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. (2020)
Journal Article
MABON, L., KAWABE, M., HUANG, Y.-C., MOLLER, L., GU, J., WAKAMORI, D., NARITA, K., ITO, T., MATSUMOTO, A., NIIZEKI, K., SUZUKI, S. and WATANABE, M. 2020. Inherent resilience, major marine environmental change and revitalisation of coastal communities in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. International journal of disaster risk reduction [online], 51, article ID 101852. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101852

The Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident presents challenging circumstances for disaster recovery in coastal communities, as ongoing uncertainties around the nuclear plant's decommissioning may create new risks in the future. Within disaster risk stud... Read More about Inherent resilience, major marine environmental change and revitalisation of coastal communities in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan..