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Tuition fees rise ‘contravenes human rights law’ – The Guardian

“Allowing universities to charge students up to £9,000 a year is contrary to human rights law, according to a legal opinion published today.”

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The Guardian, 16th December 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

University goes to court to evict sit-in protesters – The Guardian

“Students staging a sit-in at University College London in protest at a rise in tuition fees could face eviction today after university lawyers sought a court order to eject them.”

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The Guardian, 2nd December 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Law Fairs – The Bar Council

“Representatives of the Bar Council and the Inns of Court have been and will be meeting hundreds of students at 22 university careers fairs between October and December 2010, throughout England and Wales.”

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The Bar Council, 10th November 2010

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk

Regulators consult on tougher rules for law degrees – Law Society Gazette

“A joint committee of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board has released two consultations on the future of the undergraduate law degree.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 26th October 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Campaigner guilty of Oxford University arson plot – BBC News

“An animal rights campaigner has been given a 10-year prison term after being found guilty of plotting arson attacks against Oxford University buildings.”

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BBC News, 13th July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Greater transparency in Freedom of Information – Ministry of Justice

“The Freedom of Information Act will be extended to cover four more public bodies and increase the public’s right to access information, Justice Minister Michael Wills announced today.”

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Ministry of Justice, 30th March 2010

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Animal rights activist using FOI laws to target universities – The Guardian

“A convicted animal rights activist is using freedom of information laws to force universities to reveal details of their animal experiments, raising fears that scientists involved could suffer renewed intimidation.”

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The Guardian, 15th March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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