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BASC welcomes environmental lawyer to the ranks

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) is excited to announce the appointment of law academic Dr Marnie Lovejoy as its new head of environment law research. Marnie has a PhD in law and is the former associate head of Portsmouth Law School. Gamekeeping runs in her family and she is a keen beater… Read more »

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Peer collapses during Lords debate
Peer collapses during heated debate

A peer collapsed in the House of Lords last night minutes after delivering a speech on the human fertilisation and embryology bill. The Labour peer Lord Brennan collapsed in the chamber during the second reading of the controversial bill. Fellow Labour peer Lord Darzi performed heart massage on the 65-year-old. Lord Darzi is practicing a… Read more »

Abortion law: Changes investigated
Medical advances prompt abortion law examination

The House of Commons science and technology committee today launched an enquiry into Britain’s abortion laws. Specifically the influential group of MPs will examine medical advances since the implementation of the 1967 Abortion Act and whether the 24-week limit should be amended. The group will also examine the effects of late termination on a mother’s… Read more »