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River bank instability from unsustainable sand mining in the lower Mekong River (2019)
Journal Article
Hackney, C., Darby, S., Parsons, D., Leyland, J., Best, J., Aalto, R., …Houseago, R. (in press). River bank instability from unsustainable sand mining in the lower Mekong River. Nature Sustainability,

Recent growth of the construction industry has fuelled demand for sand, with considerable volumes being extracted from the world’s large rivers. Sediment transport from upstream naturally replenishes sediment stored in river beds, but the absence of... Read More about River bank instability from unsustainable sand mining in the lower Mekong River.

Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery (2019)
Journal Article
Capern, A. (2019). Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery. Journal of British Studies, 58(4), 701-716. https://doi.org/10.1017/jbr.2019.91

This article is a case study of female litigants acting in the capacity of mother in the English equity court of Chancery between 1550 and 1700. It starts by asking how prevalent mothers were as plaintiffs and defendants in Chancery, though the burde... Read More about Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery.

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.