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Posted by Justis | 16 07 2014

We recently spoke with David Heaton, an Australian graduate studying the BCL at Oxford University and looking to begin a career at the English bar. Following on, we’ve talked to a barrister at a leading...

Posted by Justis | 16 07 2014

David Heaton, a graduate from the University of Melbourne, currently studying the BCL (Bachelor of Civil Law) at Oxford University, is one of an increasing number of Australian postgraduates tempted to a career at the...

Posted by Justis | 14 07 2014

Should judges decide on cases where they are adjudicating on matters of legal recourse abolished in their country of practice? That is the question I pose about the jurisdiction of the Judicial Committee of the...

Posted by Zenaira Khan | 30 06 2014

The 2014 award for the Justis Law Librarian of the Year was awarded to Kim Nayyer at the Justis pre-CALL Social Party. We hope to make the award an annual occurrence and, having recovered from...

Posted by Justis | 24 06 2014

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lowered the “target” level of sugar that should be in our diet, in new recommendations launched this year. In a break from their 2002 Guidelines, which laid out a...

Posted by Justis | 24 06 2014

Mario Costeja González is happy. The European Court of Justice has found in his favour, ruling that an internet search engine operator is responsible for its processing of personal data that appear on web pages...

Posted by Justis | 24 06 2014

Summertime and the living is easy. Or the air is filled with pupillage application forms, widespread work experience and an extensive history of academic achievement depending on where you’re sat. The advice given to hopefuls...

Posted by Justis | 11 06 2014

In England and Wales advocacy is spoken. Arguments are made orally. Yet since Lord Donaldson’s 1982 Practice Note stated that in some cases it “may be desirable to ask for … a skeleton of the...

Posted by Justis | 11 06 2014

Lord Donaldson stated in his 1982 Practice Note that in some cases it “may be desirable to ask for … a skeleton of the argument for both parties”. He could not possibly have been aware...

Posted by Justis | 10 06 2014

The court structure of the UK is one of the most stable in the world. The court process and the structure of appeals is one with which every law student is familiar (see the diagram...

Posted by Justis | 16 05 2014

Mario Costeja González is happy. The European Court of Justice has found in his favour, ruling that an internet search engine operator is responsible for its processing of personal data that appear on web pages...

Posted by Justis | 09 05 2014

There is plenty to consider when choosing a university; the city, the nightlife, the sporting culture and of course the university’s rankings. But should the location of a university be a factor for consideration? More...

Posted by Justis | 17 04 2014

Budget is often the chief constraint when assembling a legal library. Though some may be fortunate enough to have a slush fund granted or a budget increase approved, the reality for most is that the...

Posted by Justis | 16 04 2014

We are all too often bombarded with headlines from the Daily Mail and Express decrying the EU for “its judgments” handed down in the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The other day I noticed...

Posted by Justis | 16 04 2014

We are all too often bombarded with headlines from the Daily Mail and Express decrying the EU for “its judgments” handed down in the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The other day I noticed...

Posted by Justis | 29 01 2014

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC): few are aware of the body; fewer still could define it. But its influence is far-reaching: for 31 jurisdictions – a mixture of independent commonwealth nations, crown...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 02 05 2013

Justis Publishing said the new members of staff, who will analyse and research case law and legislation, will be paid starting salaries of £17,000 and will work from home. The company publishes legal information electronically...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 30 03 2013

Justis Publishing Limited, a London-based legal publishing company, is establishing a base in Northern Ireland, creating eight new jobs with support from Invest Northern Ireland. Justis Publishing is an independent publisher of electronic legal information...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 30 03 2013

“Headnotes reign supreme when it comes to digesting cases because they tell you what happened and what the result was. They give you the facts,” a London-based barrister said to me last year. A true...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 30 03 2012

Justis Publishing Ltd is pleased to announce that its JustCite citator now indexes South African court judgments from The Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII). JustCite is a provider-neutral online citator that indexes, and seamlessly...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 30 03 2012

Patrick O’Connor, solicitor and former President of the Law Society, who said that the Bill: “will springboard the legal profession two hundred years from the 19th into the 21st Century, which will benefit the public...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 30 03 2012

Justis Publishing Ltd is pleased to announce that its JustCite citator now indexes South African court judgments from The Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII). JustCite uses advanced search algorithms to help users find the...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 30 03 2010

Seeing Justis Being Done: An Interview with Masoud Gerami, Justis Publishing Managing Director Source 1 Source 2

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 27 01 2010

The proposal for the creation of a Scottish Parliament was approved in a referendum on September 11th 1997 with 1,775,045 votes (74.3%) in favour of the Parliament and 614,400 votes (25.7%) against it. The proposal...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 23 01 2010

The items that J-Link can recognise include: Acts of Parliament – names Acts of Parliament – references Statutory Instruments – names Statutory Instruments – references Scottish Statutory Instruments – references Welsh Statutory Instruments – references...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 22 01 2010

CELEX – Introduction The CELEX (Communitatis Europeae Lex) group of databases, on which the CELEX databases on Justis are based, is the computerised documentation system for European Union law that is used by all of...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 21 01 2010

CELEX – Fields and Groups In the CELEX databases, fields are given names which appear on the left hand side of the document (sometimes abbreviated). For convenience, fields are assigned to groups (sometimes referred to...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 21 01 2010

CELEX Document Numbers Each document in the CELEX databases has been assigned a unique document number (e.g. 31997L0044), which usually contains ten characters. This number is used in the following fields, databases and sectors to...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 20 01 2010

The following symbols for procedures are used in the Official Journal C Series Minutes of EP Proceedings database: * ordinary consultation (single reading) **I cooperation procedure (first reading) **II cooperation procedure (second reading) *** parliamentary...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 19 01 2010

Official Journal C Series – Introduction The Official Journal C (OJC) databases on the Justis service give access in electronic form to the full text of the C (Communication) Series of the Official Journal of...