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Legal highs are set to be outlawed by the British government in response to a growing number of news reports about students overdosing on the synthetic drugs after using them recreationally. On the eve of the ban, VICE travelled to Manchester to meet some more vulnerable users who have become addicted to these over-the-counter substances and discovered that solving the problem won't be as simple as making legal highs illegal. Watch the newest VICE feature on Fentanyl, The Drug Deadlier than Heroin: http://bit.ly/2aB2Ead World's Scariest Drug: http://bit.ly/1MpY7GI Teenage Heroin Epidemic: http://bit.ly/1gQ9L0D Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com ...
Professor Kenneth Reid, Chair of Scots Law, presented his inaugural lecture, entitled "Smoothing the rugged parts of the passage: Scots Law and its Edinburgh Chair". This lecture examines the establishment of the Chair of Scots Law in 1722, considers some of its holders, and offers reflections on research and writing on Scottish private law. Recorded on Tuesday 18 September 2012 at the University of Edinburgh's Old College.
robert up at high court challenging authority today 29 2 2016 the men and women that sometimes act in the role of judges are a disgrace they are convicting men and women on legal rules of a legal society not law they are acting in fraud and deception they are a disgrace to call themselves public servants
Edinburgh's Fringe festival to mark 70th anniversary Every August the Scottish city of Edinburgh is transformed into a creative free-for-all. Student plays are performed at the Fringe festival, alongside productions by world-renowned opera, dance and theatre companies at the international festival. The fringe is open to anyone with a story to tell. Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela, reporting from Edinburgh, takes a look at what we can expect on its 70th anniversary. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Ognjenka Manojlovic is a student on the LLM in European Law at Edinburgh Law School. This programme is ideal for students who want to develop in-depth knowledge of EU law to benefit a European or international legal career or to begin a programme of academic research in the field. Edinburgh Law School has a stellar reputation in the field as home to the UK's longest-established research centre in European law, the Europa Institute. Find out more about the LLM in European Law at www.law.ed.ac.uk/teaching/postgraduate/llm_msc/european_law
Friday, November 4, 2011 - Seminar Title: Legal Pluralism and Legal Universalism in a Global Context Speaker: Professor Neil Walker (Edinburgh) Respondent: Professor Peer Zumbansen (Osgoode) Venue: Nathanson Centre "Legal Philosophy between Law and Transnationalism" seminar series - Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto URL: http://nathanson.osgoode.yorku.ca/programs/seminar-series/legal-philosophy-between-state-transnationalism/
Becca Farnum graduated from Edinburgh Law School in LLM International Law in 2014. Here, she discusses some of her highlights studying postgraduate law at the University of Edinburgh and how she coped without a law background. Find out about more about the LLM in International Law: www.law.ed.ac.uk/teaching/postgraduate/llm_msc/international_law
Campaigner, Andy Gunn, contracted HIV & Hepatitis C through contaminated blood products used to treat his Haemophilia : "When I got my notes for American litigation, it became clear they knew all along about me being infected. I feel betrayed, deceived but not surprised. For a long time I've had the Hep C virus, but wasn't told until 1994, this was AFTER I signed HIV waiver which said if I wanted compensation I should forego my legal rights should any other virus be found.... they stitched us all up." First Broadcast : Monday 6th June 2003 - Channel 4 News Reporter : Sarah Smith - Reference T16060331 (DAM)
Parents and experts explain why they are concerned about the Scottish Government's Named Person initiative as they launch a legal challenge at Edinburgh's Court of Session. Filmed 9 July 2014. Interviews: Sam Webster - Solicitor Advocate, The Christian Institute James McIntosh - Father Dee Thomas - Mother Lesley Scott - Tymes Trust Scotland Representative Alison Preuss - Press Officer, Schoolhouse
Professor Niamh Nic Shuibhne, Chair of European Union Law, presented her inaugural lecture entitled "The Lawless Science of EU Law: Constitutional Responsibility and the Court of Justice". Abstract When constitutional courts interpret the law, they make law. But they also influence the direction of policy-making and are frequently called upon to determine questions that seem to have very little to do with legal reasoning at all. This lecture will position the Court of Justice of the European Union as a transnational constitutional court and evaluate its performance using the conceptual benchmark of constitutional responsibility. It will be shown that the values of fairness, coherence and integrity are central to that assessment; and that the verdict is mixed. The absence of more prescrip...
Hasanali Pirbhai is studying the LLM in Commercial Law & Chinese at Edinburgh Law School. This two-year programme offers students the opportunity to combine an LLM with the study of Chinese language and culture, plus a spell of living and studying in China. Find out more about the programme at: www.law.ed.ac.uk/teaching/postgraduate/llm_msc/law_and_chinese
The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 comes into effect today meaning that anyone in a civil partnership can 'convert' their status to a marriage, or they can give the minimum 15 days notice of intention to marry from today. We met two couples at Leith Registrars who are already civil partners and who were taking the next steps to marriage.