Forum Archive

The KSLR Forum, in its current format, has been running since July 2019.

The most recent post appears on the Forum front page.

Previously published posts are listed here.


May 2022: Multiple Contracts and Single Arbitration in LLC Agronefteprodukt v Ameropa AG: Moving Closer to the Indian Position? Chaturbhuj Yadav and Hridyanand Ojha

Nov 2021: Joinder Provision under the 2021 ICC Arbitration Rules: A Nail in the Coffin of Party Autonomy, Aarushi Gupta and Prajakta Pradhan

Oct 2021: Texas’ six-week abortion ban: how did this happen and what will happen next? Emily Ottley

Sept 2021: EU’s New AI Regulation: Addressing Liability Concerns and Its Interplay with the GDPR, Sanjana L. B. and Sanah Javed

July 2021: Proportionality vs Rationality Review: A False Dichotomy? Rachelle Lam

March 2021: Privacy Or Survival: Covid-19 to be the Death Knell for the Right to Privacy, Hetal Doshi

Dec 2020: The Future of Intellectual Property Rights – an End to Monopoly? Lokesh Vyas & Umang Sethi

June 2020: Militant Democracy vis-à-vis external threat: a case study of Taiwan (Article I) Ching-Lun (Al) Liu

July 2020: Militant Democracy vis-à-vis external threat: a case study of Taiwan (Article II) Ching-Lun (Al) Liu

May 2020: Case Note: C-333/14 Scotch Whisky Association and Others v Lord Advocate and Advocate General for Scotland [2016] 2 C.M.L.R. 27, Jochelle Greaves Siew

April 2020: A Rights Based Approach Towards Managing Homelessness: Why Martin v City of Boise is a Step in the Right Direction, Sumit Chatterjee

March 2020: ‘We are married, but we cannot afford to live together’: Exploring the legal implications of this marital phenomenon in Hong Kong, Martin Kwan

July 2019: ‘Kill All the Lawyers’ – Examining Public Distrust of the English Legal System, Tasneem Ghazi

July 2019: Playboy Club London Ltd v Banca Nazionale del Lavoro SpA [2018] UKSC 43, Andreas Giannakopoulos

July 2019: Is the EU finally ready for a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base? Malcolm Wu

July 2019: Your fault, my fault, our fault, no fault? English fault-based divorce, current proposals and the alternative New Zealand model, Tom Gilchrist


However from January 2012 to August 2014 KSLR also published a blog.

The archive of posts from that period is listed below.



August 2014: Of Law and Morals: The Use of Force and the Syrian Conflict, Raneem Asad

June 2014: Inhuman Rights: Is The Sun Right About the Human Rights Act? Matthew Foster

June 2014: New Directives on Defence Rights in the EU: Towards Progress? Cécile Bénoliel

June 2014: Criticising the Use of Original Intent in Judicial Decision Making: An Application of Dworkin and American Legal Realism, Darshan Datar

April 2014: The Right to Reputation: a European human right? Matthiew Foster, Helin Laufer Gencaga (President of KCL Amnesty International), Jeremy Letwin

March 2014: The lack of an effective remedy: how the Italian reform of dismissal breaches the EU Charter, Alessandra Maceroni

Feb 2014: Lord Neuberger’s Speech: UK’s Antagonism with the EU and the Consequences, Nathan Gore

Feb 2014: The United Kingdom as a Symbol of Constitutionalism, Helin Maria Laufer

Feb 2014: Reconsidering Naz: The theoretical shortcomings of a privacy based approach to homosexuality, Darshan Datar

Jan 2014: A Short Introduction To Dublin III, Noemi Manco

Jan 2014: Can the use of teargas be considered as a human rights violation? : A critical analysis on the policing of the Gezi Park protests, Dicle Su Han

December 2013: Codification of the Constitution – A three-part series, Chi Chung Chan

December 2013: The Breakdown of the Cradle of Rights, Juliana Ruseva

December 2013: Corporal Punishment of Children – the Evolutionary Approach of International Law, Doriane Hardy

December 2013: Hirst v United Kingdom (No.2) : A Danger for Both the UK and Europe, Matthew Foster

November 2013: ECHR and Housing Rights: a New Move? Cécile Bénoliel

June 2013: Big brother’s big brothers: Tort law and privacy in the Internet age, Julian Kulaga

May 2013: Re-reading David Kennedy’s ‘Turning to Market Democracy’ as a Critique of Ideology, Stefan Mandelbaum

May 2013: The shaky philosophical foundation of state-subsidised cultural institutions, Johani Maree

April 2013: Case-Comment: Attorney-General v Jonathan Cape Ltd [1975] 3 All E.R. 484, Jessica Parry

April 2013: Human Rights: Between Parliamentary Supremacy and the Rule of Law, Julian Kaluga

April 2013: Anarchism and Obedience to Law: On Systemic Incoherences, Thu Hoang

March 2013: Into the Promised Land of Authority, Mathias Cheung

March 2013: Opinion: Is HM Treasury v Ahmed [2010] the most significant human rights case heard by the UK Supreme Court to date? Carmarley Dennis

Feb 2013: Anarchism and Obedience to Law: On the Problem of Objectivity, Julian Frazer

June 2012: Belarus and the Bialiatski trial: How a dictatorship manipulates the legal system against dissent, Louise Stanley

June 2012: The meaning of ‘ius in bello’, Jasper Dooman

May 2012: Exceptional Circumstances: Too Exceptional? Antony Julian

May 2012: Rights of LGBT- An Indian Overview, Shuchi Swami

April 2012: Selective Humanitarian Intervention in the Arab Spring is Corrosive to the Universality of Human Rights, Yasmine Nahlawi

April 2012: Should the prohibition against torture ‘give way’ in the present atmosphere of adjusting the balance between liberty and security? Julian Elderfield

April 2012: Comparison of the Status of the Monarch’s Speech in Parliament between the UK and Japan, Narutoshi Yoshida

March 2012: The Arab Spring – The Seeds of Change, Knut Fournier

March 2012: Do Indian women have a right to choose whether, when and whom to marry? Avani Bansal, Tanvi Bansal

March 2012: Can Hart’s ‘middle way’ between Moralism and Reductivism be rescued? A Character-based attempt at social normativity,Kiran Rao

March 2012: Assisted Suicide, Miray Gorgy

Feb 2012: The Social Dimension of Ethics: A Comparative Analysis, Nikolaos Vulgaris

Jan 2012: On Aspects of Legal Romanticism: Either-Or-Mentality, Stefan Mandelbaum

Jan 2012: Article 8 and Minors’ Right to Refuse Medical Treatment, Miray Gorgy

Jan 2012: European Citizenship and Fundamental Rights: The Zambrano Case, Pietro Palumbo

Jan 2012: Introducing Legal Romanticism, Stefan Mandelbaum