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Academic questions effectiveness of cyber law

Bringing successful prosecutions in the US over cybercrime is 'very difficult', according to the new director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law and Technology at the Univsersity of Akron School of Law.

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Gender pay gap lags private sector average by 10pc

Women in the Australian legal sector typically earn 36 per cent less than male counterparts - while women in the private sector as a whole are 26 per cent behind, according to data revealed by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

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Clyde head in Beijing leaves for Stephenson Harwood

The head of Clyde & Co in the Chinese capital is leaving, just 18 months after Clyde opened there, and moving to Stephenson Harwood where she will head its Greater China energy and resources group.

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JUSTICE joins up with the arts

Leading law reform and human rights charity JUSTICE has launched a series of events with leading figures in the arts to discuss the rule of law today. Next Thursday's event features author Robert Harris at Lincoln's Inn.

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Police urge lawyer help against terrorism

The Association of Chief Police Officers in the UK is highlighting the role that lawyers can play in detecting terrorist plots in its terrorism awareness week.

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