In late October 2020, Ms. Janette Ritson – a cancer patient at the NHS Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank – underwent a twelve-hour procedure which saw her left tibia subjected to radiation treatment. This occurrence may not appear at first sight to be out of the ordinary, given that radiation treatment is a common form of therapy for cancer patients, but Ms. Ritson’s case was in fact somewhat unusual. While she remained based at the NHS Golden Jubilee, the problematic shin-bone was ...
In the judgment of Glawischnig-Piesczek v Facebook (C-18/18), the ECJ deviates from the existing judicial approach and deploys a widerinterpretation of the scope of a duty of care; imposing a set of broader obligations to host ISPs. It isthis widerscope for a duty of care which might come in conflict with a cluster of EU provisions and EU case law. In this light, this article critically examines the problematic aspects of this decision and its implications for the business welfare of host ISP...
Disclosing conflict of interest by expert witnesses is an important feature of international commercial arbitration. Failure to disclose or untimely disclosure of conflict of interest by expert witnesses can adversely affect the arbitral process and spur parties to frustrate the enforcement of resulting awards. These ultimately undermine the efficacy of arbitration as a preferred means of resolving commercial disputes. Judicial precedents offer guidance on how courts may resolve conflicts bec...
Comments on the Note by Sheriff A. M. Cubie in the Application by the Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway of the Scottish Episcopal Church for the Disinterment of Cremated Remains at the former Holy Cross Church  SC GLA 33 and discusses whether human cremains should be classified as 'sacred' or more properly regarded as a species of res religiosa if interred.
This is an analysis of the 2018 UK Supreme Court case Rock Advertising Ltd v MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd, which concerned the legal validity of No Oral Modification clauses.
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