Our Publications

The King’s Student Law Review is a generalist academic journal publishing legal scholarship in all areas of Law, including Medical Law, Constitutional Law, Competition Law, Legal Theory. All peer-reviewed articles are written by students.

All our past publications are listed below along with an option to download a .PDF file of the complete Issue.

VOLUME IV

ISSUE 1 – 2013 (Download)

ARTICLES

    • Two years later: revisiting the Supreme Court’s decision to eliminate expert immunity
      by Chintan Chandrachud, University of Oxford
    • Engaging law with social reality for the legal protection of unmarried cohabiting couples
      by Kelly Reeve, University of Warwick
    • Derivative Actions in the UK: Revised yet unimproved image about derivatives market
      by Shaowei Lin, University of Edinburgh
    • Religious Hate Speech Regulation: Counteracting Inequality or Counterproductive?
      by John-Marjason-Stamp, University of Oxford
    • The Relationship between European Union Law and International Law through the Prism of the Court of Justice’s ETS Judgment: Revisiting Kadi I
      by Ana Júlia Maurício, University of Cambridge

BOOK REVIEW

    • Albert Dzur, Punishment, Participatory, Democracy, and the Jury (Oxford: OUP, 2012), ISBN 9780199874095 (hardback), 240 pp. Price: £35
    • Andrew Keay, The Corporate Objective, (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011) ISBN 9781848447714 (hardback) 346 pp. Price: £89.95.

VOLUME III

ISSUE 2 – APRIL 2012 (DOWNLOAD)

ARTICLES

    • English Public Law on Children has Found a More Acceptable Balance Between the Welfare of the Child on the One Hand and the Rights of the Child’s Parents on the Other than the Private Law on Residence and Contact Disputes
      by Amarit Kaur Dhaliwal
    • The Horizontal Direct Effect of Directives – Time For a Change in Direction?
      by Emma Morgaine Williamson
    • Racially Biased Juries in the Criminal Court
      by Paul Gavin
    • Why Twail Must Not Fail: Origins & Applications of Third World Approaches to International Law
      by Vikrant Dayanand Shetty
    • Poets As Legislators: Robert Browning’s Influence on the Reform on Equity in the Victorian Era
      by Morshed Mannan
    • The Case for Kosovo’s Statehood and the Use of Principles of International Law
      by Mustafa Latif-Aramesh
    • Sadomasochism and the Criminal Law: A Human Rights Approach
      by Stephen Doherty
    • Morality in Laws and Victimless Crimes
      by Danish X
    • NAFTA Chapter 19: The Good, The Bad & The WTO
      by Shivankar Sharma
    • The Interpretation of the Doctrine of Piercing the Corporate Veil by the UK Courts is More Successful Than By the US Courts
      by Florence Gakungi
    • The Principle of Procedural Autonomy and the Principle of Effectiveness of the Judicial Protection in the Recent ECJ Case Law: The Issue of Jurisdictional Rules
      by Alessandro di Mario

BOOK REVIEW

    • Francis N. Botchway (ed.), “Natural Resource Investment and Africa’s Development”
      by Baskaran Balasingham
    • Andrew D. Mitchell, “Legal Principles in WTO Dispute”
      by Benedikte Barsett
    • Renato Nazzini, “The Foundations of European Union Competition Law: The Objective and Principles of Article 102”
      by Charlotte Vermeerschv

CASE NOTE

  • Case Note on Sedjic And Finci v. Bosnia And Herzegovina
    by Nasia Hadjigeorgiou

VOLUME III

ISSUE 1 – DECEMBER 2011 (DOWNLOAD)

ARTICLES

    • ‘Introducing a “British Bill of Rights”‘
      by Emma Sau Hong Lui
    • ‘Critical Analysis of the Concept of a “Reasonably Available Alternative Measure” in the Context of Article XX GATT, in the Light of the Panel and Appellate Body Rulings in Brazil-Tyres
      by Corinna Paeffgen
    • ‘Commutative Justice in Tort: Towards a “Pure” Rights-Based Theory’
      by Jonathan Michael Cockfield
    • ‘Can a Persuasive Case Be Made That the Monarch is an Efficient Part of the Constitution?’
      by Dominic Bright
    • Gill v RSPCA: Law, Principle and Policy’
      by Ranamit Banerjee
    • ‘Behind the Walls of the Forbidden Court: How US Courts Bar Access to Foreign Claimants’
      by Jacopo Crivellaro
    • ‘Caribbean Court of Justice or the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council? A Discussion on the Final Appellate Court for the Commonwealth Carribean’
      by Matthew Gayle

BOOK REVIEW

  • ‘Tom Bingham’s “The Lives of the Law”
    by Stefan Mandelbaum

VOLUME II

ISSUE 1 – DECEMBER 2010 (DOWNLOAD)

ARTICLES

    • ‘The EU Maintenance Regulation: A qualified success for European Family Law’
      by Philip Bremner
    • ‘Moral Hazard and How It Was Invoked in the Northern Rock Crisis of 2007′
      by Andres Curia Miranda
    • ‘Why the Criminal Law Principle of Correspondence Should Prevail Over the Pragmatism of Constructed Liability’
      by Dominic JJ Bright
    • ‘Selective Abortion: Selecting the right response’
      by Chris Cowland
    • ‘Procreative Liberty and Selecting for Disability: Section 14(4) Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008′
      by Edward M Taylor
    • ‘It’s Just Not Cricket: EU Competition Law and its Application to Sporting Rules’
      by Eoin Kealy
  • ‘The Right to Life Shall Be Secured to Everyone by Law: The Extent to Which the European Court of Human Rights has Developed the Concept of Positive Obligations in Relation to Article 2′
    by Louise McCamphill

ISSUE 2 – APRIL 2011 (DOWNLOAD)

ARTICLES

    • ‘Live and Let Die: Bringing Physician-Assisted Suicide to the UK’
      by Tariq Teja
    • ‘The Power of Party: A Critical Examination of Political Party Influence in the House of Commons and the Constituency’
      by James Hockin
    • ‘An Evaluation of Surrogacy Law and its Potential Development in the UK: Is There a Clear Way Forward?’
      by Phillip Anderson
    • ‘An Analysis of the Takeover Code’s Treatment of an Acquiring Company’s Shareholders: Stealing From the Rich to Give to the Already Wealthy?’
      by Tiernan Fitzgibbon
    • ‘How Relevant is Carl Schmitt’s Work Today?’
      by Shehram Khattak
  • ‘What is at State in the Debate on International Development’
    by Romit Bhandari

VOLUME I

ISSUE 1 – 2009 (DOWNLOAD)

ARTICLES

    • ‘The Armenian Genocide: International Law and the Road to Recovery’
      by Neshan Minassian
      PDF
    • ‘The Constitutional Right to Express Hatred: A Comparative Analysis’
      by Hin-Yan Liu
      PDF
    • ‘Vicarious Punishment: An Employer’s Vicarious Liability for Exemplary Damages’
      by Edward Taylor
      PDF
    • ‘Assessing the Contributions of the EC at the WTO in Facilitating Access to Affordable Medicines in Africa’
      by Sharifah Rahma Sekalala and Kingah Sevidzen
      PDF
  • ‘Of What Value if Gramsci’s Concept of Hegemony to our Understanding of Law Today?’
    by Sara Fantoni
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