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Brexit: Hatred, lies and UK democracy (2019)
Journal Article
Tyler, C. (in press). Brexit: Hatred, lies and UK democracy. Dialogi Polityczne = Political Dialogues, 27,

The article analyses the progress of the Brexit debate in the UK from the time that David Cameron announced in 2013 his intention to hold a referendum on the UK’s membership of the UK up until the calling of the 2019 UK General Election. It considers... Read More about Brexit: Hatred, lies and UK democracy.

Racism and hate speech – A critique of Scanlon’s Contractual Theory (2019)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2019). Racism and hate speech – A critique of Scanlon’s Contractual Theory. First Amendment Studies, 1-26. https://doi.org/10.1080/21689725.2019.1601579

The First Amendment is an important value in American liberal polity. Under this value, racism, hate speech and offensive speech are protected speech. This article scrutinizes one of the clear representatives of the American liberal polity - Thomas S... Read More about Racism and hate speech – A critique of Scanlon’s Contractual Theory.

The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments (2019)
Journal Article
Cserne, P. (in press). The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments. Global jurist, 19(3), https://doi.org/10.1515/gj-2019-0001

Taking Guido Calabresi’s discussion of preferences and value judgements in The Future of Law and Economics as a starting point, this paper analyses some conceptual difficulties, epistemic benefits and normative uses of parsimonious economic analyses... Read More about The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments.

Not ‘us’ and ‘them’: towards a normative legal theory of mental health vulnerability (2018)
Journal Article
Bielby, P. (2019). Not ‘us’ and ‘them’: towards a normative legal theory of mental health vulnerability. International journal of law in context, 15(1), 51-67. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1744552318000149

In this article, I develop the basis of a normative legal theory of mental health vulnerability. In Section 1, I conceptualise mental health vulnerability by integrating a universal understanding of vulnerability with a subjective-evaluative, psychos... Read More about Not ‘us’ and ‘them’: towards a normative legal theory of mental health vulnerability.

Trans people and the Church of England: disadvantage and microaggressions (2017)
Journal Article
Clucas, R. (2017). Trans people and the Church of England: disadvantage and microaggressions. Modern believing, 58(4), 321-342. doi:10.3828/mb.2017.22

In this article, I discuss the situation of trans people within the Church of England. I outline instances of legal and institutional discrimination in the following situations: the Equality Act 2010 in the context of employment, promotion and traini... Read More about Trans people and the Church of England: disadvantage and microaggressions.

Restorative justice for victims: inherent limits? (2017)
Journal Article
Johnstone, G. (2017). Restorative justice for victims: inherent limits?. Restorative justice, 5(3), 382-395. https://doi.org/10.1080/20504721.2017.1390999

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 about Restorative justice for victims: inherent limits?.