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The credit crunch - Are credit unions able to ride out the storm? (2009)
Journal Article
Ryder, N., & Chambers, C. (2009). The credit crunch - Are credit unions able to ride out the storm?. Journal of Banking Regulation, 11(1), 76-86. https://doi.org/10.1057/jbr.2009.14

Credit unions are financial co-operatives that conduct their business for their members. The principal purpose of a credit union is to receive deposits from and make loans to members. They do not serve the general public. Membership is restricted by... Read More about The credit crunch - Are credit unions able to ride out the storm?.

Gambling on compliance with the new 2005 Act: Do organisations fulfil new regulations? (2009)
Journal Article
Chambers, C., & Willox, C. (2009). Gambling on compliance with the new 2005 Act: Do organisations fulfil new regulations?. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 23(3), 203-215. https://doi.org/10.1080/13600860903262263

Gambling is not a new phenomenon. Indeed gambling has been seen to be omnipresent throughout history and culture. However gambling has taken a new path. Online gambling is fast becoming a major pastime for many of society. The ease of access and conv... Read More about Gambling on compliance with the new 2005 Act: Do organisations fulfil new regulations?.

Another day another culprit: Corporate governance – is it to blame for the banking crisis? (2009)
Journal Article
Chambers, C. (2009). Another day another culprit: Corporate governance – is it to blame for the banking crisis?. Business Law Review, 30(12), 264-269

This paper aims to explore the corporate governance of banks in economic crisis and whether poor corporate governance has led to the crisis. The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the complex world of financial regulation and that corporate govern... Read More about Another day another culprit: Corporate governance – is it to blame for the banking crisis?.

Quality assurance for advocates (2009)
Report
Devereux, A., Tucker, J., Moorhead, R., & Cape, E. (2009). Quality assurance for advocates

This is the final report of a pilot study and evaluation of a mechanism for assessing the quality of criminal defence advocates acting under legal aid.

Case C-133/06 European Parliament v Council [2008] ECR I-3189 (2009)
Journal Article
Ball, R., & Dadomo, C. (2009). Case C-133/06 European Parliament v Council [2008] ECR I-3189. European Public Law, 15(3), 335-347

Case comment on an important ruling providing valuable confirmation of the significance of institutional balance in the decision-making process and the delegation of powers, including the established position of comitology. It identifies the real sig... Read More about Case C-133/06 European Parliament v Council [2008] ECR I-3189.

Still on the road? Technology and historical perspectives on counter-cultural policing (2009)
Journal Article
O'Brien, M. (2009). Still on the road? Technology and historical perspectives on counter-cultural policing. Information and Communications Technology Law, 18(3), 285-296. https://doi.org/10.1080/13600830903424726

Technological development in the last 20 years has had a significant input into what is policed and how such policing takes place. This article seeks to explore the policing of a part of the counter-culture in the United Kingdom, the so-called 'New A... Read More about Still on the road? Technology and historical perspectives on counter-cultural policing.

Islamophobia or an important weapon An analysis of the US financial war on terrorism (2009)
Journal Article
Ryder, N., & Turksen, U. (2009). Islamophobia or an important weapon An analysis of the US financial war on terrorism. Journal of Banking Regulation, 10(4), 307-320. https://doi.org/10.1057/jbr.2009.10

This article considers the impact of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11) on the legislative and policy response by the United States towards terrorist financing. This article is divided into three parts. Part 1 considers the alleged as... Read More about Islamophobia or an important weapon An analysis of the US financial war on terrorism.

Islamophobia or an important weapon? An analysis of the US financial war on terrorism (2009)
Journal Article
Ryder, N., & Turksen, U. (2009). Islamophobia or an important weapon? An analysis of the US financial war on terrorism. Journal of Banking Regulation, 10, 307-320. https://doi.org/10.1057/jbr.2009.10

This article considers the impact of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11) on the legislative and policy response by the United States towards terrorist financing. This article is divided into three parts. Part 1 considers the alleged as... Read More about Islamophobia or an important weapon? An analysis of the US financial war on terrorism.

Ecosystem services and human well-being in a globalized world: Assessing the role of law (2009)
Journal Article
Razzaque, J., & Blanco, E. (2009). Ecosystem services and human well-being in a globalized world: Assessing the role of law. Human Rights Quarterly, 31(3), 692-720. https://doi.org/10.1353/hrq.0.0098

There is no denying the close linkage between ecosystem services and human well-being. Human well-being is dependent on the sustainable management of ecosystem services. With economic globalization and free trade, there is an increasing demand for th... Read More about Ecosystem services and human well-being in a globalized world: Assessing the role of law.

Climate change agnosticism - its meaning and implications (2009)
Journal Article
Pontin, B. (2009). Climate change agnosticism - its meaning and implications. Environmental Law and Management, 21(2), 55-57

An interpretation of climate change act as based on the precautionary principle, rather than scientific knowledge of certain environmental problem, based on Hawkins' research.

After dark and out in the cold: Part-time law students and the myth of 'equivalency' (2009)
Journal Article
Francis, A., & McDonald, I. (2009). After dark and out in the cold: Part-time law students and the myth of 'equivalency'. Journal of Law and Society, 36(2), 220-247. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6478.2009.00464.x

This paper presents the findings of the first major research study of part-time law students. It argues that many face multiple disadvantages, largely unrecognized by universities, whose emphasis on the formal equivalency of part-time and full-time l... Read More about After dark and out in the cold: Part-time law students and the myth of 'equivalency'.

Public order policing and the ECHR (2009)
Journal Article
Edwards, R. (2009). Public order policing and the ECHR. Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, 173, 281-283

An examination of the use of force by police at public demonstrations in light of recent decisions of the European Court of Human Rights.

The Turner Review: A verbose attempt at curbing the cycle (2009)
Journal Article
Chambers, C. (2009). The Turner Review: A verbose attempt at curbing the cycle. Business Law Review, 30(7), 158-160

This article explores the 28 recommendations posed by the Turner Review to ensure that the current economic crisis does not occur again. It sets them within the context of the debate on economic procyclicality, noting that, in economic history, finan... Read More about The Turner Review: A verbose attempt at curbing the cycle.