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Video evidence

What are the rules governing the giving of evidence by video link in civil proceedings

Pandemics

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The process of assessing demeanour can be difficult for a judge when the witness is from a different culture

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Is copyright infringed if documents are copied for the purposes of judicial proceedings?

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A tribute to Chinese legal pioneers in common law jurisdictions

Singapore convention on mediation

Cross-border settlement can be directly enforced in the courts of signatories

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The practices concerning court dress in common law jurisdictions and China

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Some comparisons can be made between the old silk road and modern Belt and Road Initiative

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The role and powers of commissions of inquiry

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The role of expert evidence and compares the position

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The past thirty years or so has seen a trend towards an increase in the size and sophistication of legal departments within large companies.

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The role and purpose of an amicus curiae in common law jurisdictions, civil law jurisdictions and areas of international law

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Judicial mediation in civil law and common law jurisdictions

Discovery

Evidence collection in common law jurisdictions and in China

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Video evidence

What are the rules governing the giving of evidence by video link in civil proceedings