Glasgow Alumni, ‘Holly McKenna – Research LLM’

As part of one of the Law Review’s projects this year we are undertaking written interviews with various law graduates to showcase the variety of career paths available to law students. For the third edition in this series, we have Holly McKenna, who graduated from the LLB in May and has gone on to pursue…

L. Roughton, ‘Human Data Collection and the Societies of Control ‘

Author: Lloyd Roughton In today’s society, our entire lives are documented and posted online. Our personal data is constantly being recorded in a wide variety of ways, such as applications in our phones, GPS trackers in our cars, and face scanners at airports. This data is compiled, stored and used by governments and corporations for…

Law Review Committee Writing Workshop Notes

Law Review Writing Workshop TOPIC 1 – SUMMATIVE ACADEMIC ESSAYS  To write an academic paper on a topic, you need to have a good understanding of that topic. BOOKS – Books are a great way to get a good overview of the topic – explanation in an objective way. Your topic will likely be on…

C. MacKay, ‘Landmark Jury Research Study Published’

Author: Charlie MacKay The Scottish jury is something of a peculiarity compared with other juries of the common law world. It consists of 15 members (compared with 12 in those jurisdictions normatively closest to ours, such as England and Wales, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand and Australia), and only requires a simple majority of 8:7 for…

H. Cohn, ‘Studying in Salamanca – The Spanish Oxford’

Author: Henry Cohn My time in Salamanca so far has been fascinating and relatively stress-free. As potentially one of the last British Erasmus students I feel privileged to be here and able to experience something completely out of the ordinary without needing to worry too much about the logistics. That said, when you’re poorly organised…

L. Wood, ‘Ich bin Berliner: Studying Law in German’

Author: Laura Wood   From the moment I accepted my offer from the University of Glasgow to study Law with German Language, I knew that I would be spending a year of my degree studying in a foreign language. I am currently at the Freie Universität Berlin and soaking up all that this amazing city…