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Drivers and difficulties in the economic relationship between Australia and the European Union: from conflict to cooperation (2018)
Journal Article
Villalta Puig, G. (2018). Drivers and difficulties in the economic relationship between Australia and the European Union: from conflict to cooperation. Australian journal of international affairs : the journal of the Australian Institute of International Affairs, 72(3), 240-254. doi:10.1080/10357718.2018.1453479

Economic relations between Australia and the European Union (EU) have always been strong, but they have not always been easy. They have been difficult for Australia because it associated the EU with the loss of the UK preferential export market on it... Read More

Politics UK (2018)
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B. Jones, P. Norton, & O. Daddow (Eds.), (2018). Politics UK

Power behind the scenes: The importance of informal space in legislatures (2018)
Journal Article
Norton, P. (in press). Power behind the scenes: The importance of informal space in legislatures. Parliamentary affairs, doi:10.1093/pa/gsy018. ISSN 0031-2290

Studies of legislatures focus on what happens in formal space, principally the chamber and committee rooms. Such studies are necessary, but not sufficient, for explaining behaviour within legislatures and its consequences. The use of space for memb... Read More

Forms, dialectics and the healthy community: the British idealists' receptions of Plato (2018)
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Tyler, C. (2018). Forms, dialectics and the healthy community: the British idealists' receptions of Plato. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, 100(1), 76-105. doi:10.1515/agph-2018-0004

© 2018 Walter de Gruyter GmbH. All rights reserved. This article counters the dominant misinterpretations of the British idealists' readings of Plato, thereby fundamentally undermining the current historiography of Plato's modern reception in the Eng... Read More

Should the Euthanasia Act in Belgium include minors? (2018)
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Cohen-Almagor, R. (2018). Should the Euthanasia Act in Belgium include minors?. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 61(2), 230-248. doi:10.1353/pbm.2018.0039

In 2014, Belgium became the first country in the world to legislate euthanasia for children. The decision evoked questions and criticisms in Belgium and in the world at large: should children have the right to ask to die? Are children able to make re... Read More

Relationship Between the Two Houses (2018)
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Lord Norton of Louth, P., & Maer, L. (2018). Relationship Between the Two Houses. In A. Horne, & G. Drewry (Eds.), Parliament and the Law, 125-46. (2nd). Oxford: Hart Publishing

The Political Organisation of Parliament (2018)
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Lord Norton of Louth, P. (2018). The Political Organisation of Parliament. In C. Leston-Bandeira, & L. Thompson (Eds.), Exploring Parliament, 15-23. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP)

Euthanasia and palliative sedation in Belgium (2018)
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Cohen-Almagor, R., & Ely, E. W. (2018). Euthanasia and palliative sedation in Belgium. BMJ supportive & palliative care, 8(3), 307-313. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2017-001398

The aim of this article is to use data from Belgium to analyse distinctions between palliative sedation and euthanasia. There is a need to reduce confusion and improve communication related to patient management at the end of life specifically regard... Read More

On the philosophical foundations of medical ethics: Aristotle, Kant, JS Mill and Rawls (2017)
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Cohen-Almagor, R. (2017). On the philosophical foundations of medical ethics: Aristotle, Kant, JS Mill and Rawls. Ethics, Medicine and Public Health, 3(4), (436-444). doi:10.1016/j.jemep.2017.09.009. ISSN 2352-5525

© 2017 Elsevier Masson SAS This article aims to trace back some of the theoretical foundations of medical ethics that stem from the philosophies of Aristotle, Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill and John Rawls. The four philosophers had in mind rational... Read More

Challenges and opportunities of the China – Gulf Cooperation Council Free Trade Agreement (2017)
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Villalta Puig, G., & Yee, A. T. H. (2017). Challenges and opportunities of the China – Gulf Cooperation Council Free Trade Agreement. Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, 40(1), 123-158

The free trade agreement between China and the Gulf Cooperation Council (“the GCC”) currently under negotiation is due to become China’s first comprehensive trade and investment agreement with a supranational customs union. The article explores the c... Read More

Restorative justice for victims: inherent limits? (2017)
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Johnstone, G. (2017). Restorative justice for victims: inherent limits?. Restorative justice, 5(3), (382-395). doi:10.1080/20504721.2017.1390999. ISSN 2050-4721

Campaigners for restorative justice suggest that we should deal with criminal behaviour by encouraging those responsible to repair the harm they have caused and that those who cause and suffer harm should be at the centre of deliberation and decision... Read More

The Constitution (2017)
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Lord Norton of Louth, P. (2017). The Constitution. In John Major: An unsuccessful Prime Minister? Reappraising John Major, 73-89. London: Biteback Publishing

Warfighting for cyber deterrence: a strategic and moral imperative (2017)
Journal Article
Lonsdale, D. J. (2018). Warfighting for cyber deterrence: a strategic and moral imperative. Philosophy && Technology, 31(3), 409-429. doi:10.1007/s13347-017-0252-8

Theories of cyber deterrence are developing rapidly. However, the literature is missing an important ingredient—warfighting for deterrence. This controversial idea, most commonly associated with nuclear strategy during the later stages of the Cold Wa... Read More

Ethnic origin of the victim as an aggravating factor in sentencing sexual offenders (2017)
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Harrison, K., & Gill, A. K. (2017). Ethnic origin of the victim as an aggravating factor in sentencing sexual offenders. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 23(3), (300-311). doi:10.1080/13552600.2016.1267271. ISSN 1355-2600

This article examines R v Jamal Muhammed Raheem Ul Nasir, a Court of Appeal case where leave to appeal against a seven-year custodial sentence for sexual offences against children was refused. The appellant argued that his sentence length was excess... Read More

Using statutes and cases in common and civil law (2016)
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Lundmark, T., & Waller, H. (2016). Using statutes and cases in common and civil law. Transnational Legal Theory, 7(4), (429-469). doi:10.1080/20414005.2016.1275590. ISSN 2041-4005

This paper demonstrates that reasoning with statutes and reasoning with cases are actually one and the same intellectual activity. Further, the reasoning practice of the courts in Germany, California, and England and Wales is identical. This finding... Read More

Is climate change an unforeseen, irresistible and external factor – A force majeure in marine environmental law? (2016)
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Saul, R., Barnes, R., & Elliott, M. (2016). Is climate change an unforeseen, irresistible and external factor – A force majeure in marine environmental law?. Marine pollution bulletin, 113(1-2), 25-35. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.06.074

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd Several environmental laws include provisions on natural causes or force majeure, which except States from their commitments if it can be proven that the failure to meet the commitment is due to factors outside their control. The... Read More

Legislative scrutiny in the House of Lords (2016)
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Lord Norton of Louth, P. (2016). Legislative scrutiny in the House of Lords. In A. Horne, & A. Le Sueur (Eds.), Parliament: Legislation and accountability, 117-36. Oxford: Hart Publishing