Category Archives: Legal

British constitutional law is something else

It is often said the United Kingdom doesn’t have a constitution, but it does. It’s just that it’s a collection of legal canon that evolved and quite possibly evolves yet. Like the 3 Lascelles Principles that Sir Alan Lascelles put … Continue reading

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Did we just join a temporary military alliance?

Yesterday Norway, Iceland, and Denmark declared their intent to join in the defence of our still-neutral neighbours in Sweden and Finland: Finland and Sweden’s security is a matter of common concern to us all. Should Finland or Sweden be victim … Continue reading

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A quick note on censorship

Did you know that the LinkedIn community guidelines are interpreted in a way that makes it impossible to discuss a current employment case that’s currently being presented to a tribunal in the United Kingdom? Curious, as LinkedIn is supposed to … Continue reading

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Navneforbuddet giver ikke længere mening

Med stort set den samme overskrift vil jeg gerne, igen, pointere at navneforbuddet i dansk ret ikke længere giver mening, i hvert fald ikke sådan som det administreres af den kulørte presse og accepteres af de danske domstole. Som sidste … Continue reading

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This is a model software license

I wrote my master thesis on software licenses and Danish copyright but none of the licenses I examined were this simple and ultimately uncomplicated: Copyright Bouke van der Bijl I do not give anyone permissions to use this tool for … Continue reading

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Karma

People are oddly consistent. Karma is just you repeating your patterns, virtues and flaws, until you finally get what you deserve — Naval I think this is also what our Professor in Criminal Law was trying to tell us; that … Continue reading

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This is not how you enforce the law

This article, “MoviePass Changed Some Passwords” by Matt Levine, explains why there seems to be so relatively many American companies that defraud private customers. It’s the final (?) story of MoviePass, a company that was built on the venerable principle … Continue reading

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Ang. Norström og Fauna Energi

Der er pt. historier i medierne om “energiselskaberne” Norström og Fauna Energi, som nogen beskylder for at svindle. Så vidt jeg har forstået det, så er det virksomheder der lever af at sælge el på andres vegne, ud fra en … Continue reading

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Conflicting rights

When discussing legal rights, if someone says there are no conflicts, they are wrong. At some point, some rights will conflict with others so we must choose. This choice is political and we need to be able to discuss it, … Continue reading

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I lean towards originalism

Recent events from USA has brought this to my attention again. It’s a long time since it was discussed in relation to the Court of Justice of the European Union, because generally speaking the political climate in Europe favours a … Continue reading

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