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Posted by Justis | 16 01 2015

What makes case law publications authoritative? That is something you often hear working in the legal publishing industry. Traditionally one may be inclined to answer that the authority of bound and digital publications comes by virtue of their publication...

Posted by Justis | 14 01 2015

For many aspiring solicitors the dream is to work for a magic circle or leading city firm. From there, following the successful completion of their training contract they can look to establish a career in...

Posted by Justis | 07 01 2015

“If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree,” said the novelist Michael Crichton. History is as important for lawyers as...

Posted by Zenaira Khan | 19 12 2014

Knowing how to distinguish between “good” and “bad” law is an essential weapon in every law student and lawyer’s arsenal of skills. Cases can be, and indeed often are, complicated. This is not helped by...

Posted by Justis | 16 12 2014

Knowledge of treatment types is essential for law students, academics and practitioners. Even if that knowledge is only drawn upon occasionally, it is useful to be aware of the routine every editor goes through in...

Posted by Zenaira Khan | 24 11 2014

Recently it was reported that the Birmingham based law firm, SGH Martineau, has been granted permission by a judge sitting in the High Court to serve an injunction over Twitter, against a far-right organisation that had taken...

Posted by Justis | 24 11 2014

Recently it was reported that the Birmingham based law firm, SGH Martineau, has been granted permission by a judge sitting in the High Court to serve an injunction over Twitter, against a far-right organisation that had taken...

Posted by Justis | 01 10 2014

There are many ways to learn about the law. For university students they attend lectures and seminars, trawl through textbooks and casebooks, and occasionally trek to the library to sift through the archives of old...

Posted by Justis | 18 08 2014

With wealth comes litigation. In this age of globalisation and incredible freedom of movement, we’re seeing a marked increase in the use of international commercial arbitration agreements between wealthy parties, often domiciled in countries far...

Posted by Zenaira Khan | 18 07 2014

Your data in their hands The Government seeks to protect us. Or so they suggest in the new Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill (DRIP). Announced on 10th July, this new Bill is being pushed...

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...