The Great Debate UK

Success against the statistical likelihood of failure

March 7, 2011


Sandra Giannone Ezell is Managing Partner of Bowman and Brooke LLP’s Richmond, Virginia, office and a trial lawyer. The opinions expressed are her own.Thomson Reuters is hosting a live blog on March 8, 2011 to mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day.

English divorce law is recipe for financial strife

January 17, 2011


–The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own–

from FaithWorld:

Strong support to outlaw face veils as France prepares to vote ban

July 12, 2010

France's plan to ban full face veils, which comes up for a vote in the National Assembly on Tuesday, enjoys 82% popular support in the country, according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project. Its neighbours also approve -- 71% of those polled in Germany, 62% in Britain and 59% in Spain agreed that there should be laws prohibiting the Muslim veils known as niqabs and burqas in public.

Intelligence cooperation: time to ask the hard questions

June 29, 2010


Judith Sunderland, senior Western Europe researcher for Human Rights Watch, has worked extensively on counterterrorism issues. The opinions expressed are her own.

Coalition government alarms British Muslims

May 18, 2010

Javaid Rehman is a professor of law at Brunel University. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Are publication bans outdated in the Internet era?

January 25, 2010

IMG01299-20100115-2004The debate over freedom of expression and the impact of social networking on democratic rights in the courts is in focus in Canada after a Facebook group became the centre of controversy when it may have violated a publication ban.

Should assisted suicide be legalised in Britain?

September 21, 2009

suicideI hope I die before I get old… Talkin’ bout my Generation,” The Who


Euthanasia used to be an issue just for the terminally ill, but as the British population ages, more people want the option to have an assisted suicide.

from FaithWorld:

Has U.S. abortion language created climate of violence?

June 1, 2009

The murder of Kansas abortion doctor George Tiller has been condemned by prominent groups and activists on both sides of this divisive and emotive issue.

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GUESTVIEW: Canada and the niqab: How to go public in the public square

February 6, 2009

The following is a guest contribution. Reuters is not responsible for the content and the views expressed are the authors' alone. Sarah Sayeed is Program Associate and Matthew Weiner is Program Director at the Interfaith Center of New York.