Significant strides have been made in efforts to facilitate the resolution of international disputes in Africa. However, cross-border issues that concern private litigants have remained challenging. One major reason is the legal history of relevant countries which often makes it difficult to contextualize legal principles inherited before independence. It is sometimes unclear how African courts determine the current law and how their discretionary powers should be used. This article examines...
This article discusses the current legislative framework for the enforcement of copyright law in the digital world. More specifically, it critically examines Article 17 of the Digital Copyright Directive (2019/790), its national implementation into the EU member states so far, and the relevant provisions of the Proposal for a Digital Services Act Regulation. Having discussed both and identified their discrepancies, an alternative framework based on co-regulation is put forward. This approach ...
Philosophical accounts of trustworthiness typically define trustworthiness as an agent being reliable in virtue of a specific motivation such as goodwill. The underlying thought motivating this view is that to be trustworthy is to be more than merely reliable. If motivational accounts are correct, this is a problem for non-motivational accounts of trustworthiness, as motivations are not required for trustworthiness. In this paper, I defend the non-motivational approach to trustworthiness and ...
One type of argument to sceptical paradox proceeds by making a case that a certain kind of metaphysically “heavyweight” or “cornerstone” proposition is beyond all possible evidence and hence may not be known or justifiably believed. Crispin Wright has argued that we can concede that our rational acceptance of these propositions is evidentially risky though we still remain rationally entitled to those of our ordinary knowledge claims that are seemingly threatened by that concession. A problem ...
This study explores the challenges that undermine the use of mediation in Jordan, and the lessons that can be learnt from the English civil justice system. The main goals of this research are to fill in the gaps in the Jordanian literature regarding the use of mediation and, significantly, for Jordan to learn from English practices that would contribute to the uptake in the use of mediation. The study employs a qualitative approach in conducting semi-structured interviews with seventeen Jorda...
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