The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong was established in January 1980. The Commission considers for reform those aspects of the laws of Hong Kong which are referred to it by the Secretary for Justice or the Chief Justice.
The South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) in conjunction with prize sponsors Juta Law, are proud to announce the opening of the 2019 season for the South African Law Reform Commission Legal Essay Writing Competition. The 2019 season honours the memory and legacy of the late Chief Justice Pius Nkonzo Langa who served with dignity and distinction.
The Prize is open to young individuals (i.e. those who are under 35 on 31 April 2021) who are individual members of the International League of Competition Law (LIDC) or residents of a country where there is an affiliated national group (such as the Competition Law Association in the UK).The Law Reform Committee of the Bar Council is running its annual essay competition, asking for submissions of no more than 3,000 words that identify a desirable, practical and useful law reform. The competition, sponsored by the Bar Council Scholarship Trust, is open to the following groups.The UK Centre for Animal Law (A-law) launches a student essay competition every November. This gives students the opportunity to explore and research an area of the law that would not typically come up in their taught legal studies.
Well done to two City GDL students for their success in the Bar Council’s annual Law Reform Essay Competition. Clarissa Wigoder won a prize as the best GDL entry for her essay: Spare the rod: Why the law on corporal punishment needs to be reformed, and Daniel Fox was runner-up with his essay: I hate being idle: Asylum seekers and the right to work.Read More
Drawing on the inspirational legacy of Justice Pius Langa, the South African Law Reform Commission in partnership with sponsors Juta Law invites ALL law students studying towards an LLB or LLM at a South African University to submit their innovative ideas championing law reform issues into the 2019 South African Law Reform Commission Legal Essay Writing Competition.Read More
Commonwealth Law Student Essay Competition. The competition is open to all students registered on an undergraduate law degree course within a Higher Education Institution in a Commonwealth Nation (see the full competition rules). The competition is now open. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners of first, second and third places.Read More
To enter, submit an essay of no more than 3000 words which identifies and makes the case for a law reform that is desirable, practical and useful. For further details on applying, go to the Bar Council website and read examples of previous winning essays. Deadline for applications is by email, no later than 17.00 on Friday 29 September 2017.Read More
This essay has examined EU Competition Law to determine whether the role of economics or law is prevailing in its application. The economic theories, both classical and neo-classical, demonstrate that the basis for competition law is allowing a free market to ensure that the consumers are able to receive products at a low price and other individuals are able to compete with the larger firms.Read More
Competition Law Reform. Speech made by Commissioner Mario Monti at the CBI Conference on Competition Law Reform, London, June 12.Read More
In police reform circles, many scholars and policymakers diagnose the frayed relationship between police forces and the communities they serve as a problem of illegitimacy, or the idea that people lack confidence in the police and thus are unlikely to comply or cooperate with them. The core proposal emanating from this illegitimacy diagnosis is procedural justice, a concept that emphasizes.Read More
The competition is a partnership project of the South African Law Reform Commission and Juta Law that seeks to encourage critical legal writing by students while generating new ideas for law reform. Her winning essay, “Virginity testing in South Africa: The human rights perspective”, highlighted discrepancies between the practice of virginity testing and some clauses in the Children’s.Read More
The ISRF and the Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour (JTSB) intend to award a prize of EUR 7,000 for the best essay on a topic within the area of social behaviour and its investigation. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Essays selected for the shortlist by the Editors and the ISRF will be judged by a joint ISRF-JTSB academic panel (the ISRF Essay Prize Committee).Read More
The South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) is engaging young legal minds in generating innovative ideas on issues of law reform. Guided by the wish to honour a range of South African legal achievers, the SALRC is relaunching the legal essay writing competition originally named in honour of the first Chief Justice of the democratic era, Justice Ismail Mahomed.Read More