Statement on Independence of the Judiciary

  • GhSL Malta
  • 30/01/2023
  • 1 min read

Għaqda Studenti tal-Liġi, in reference to what was reported in the news regarding the Prime Minister’s statement yesterday 29th January, is disappointed. It should not be the case that members of the judiciary are in personal contact with the executive on any matter affecting or relating to the performance of their duties. This goes against […]

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Four New Magistrates Appointed

  • GhSL Malta
  • 26/01/2023
  • 1 min read

Għaqda Studenti tal-Liġi is happy to hear of the appointment of four new magistrates, namely Dr Kevan Azzopardi, Dr Gianella Camilleri Busuttil, Dr Abigail Critien, and Dr Joseph Gatt. Following a public call late last year, 26 people applied, with 12 persons being recommended by the Judicial Appointments Committee. Following this appointment, the judiciary will […]

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The proposed amendment to the mechanism of appointment of Commissioner for Standards in Public Life reduces public trust within this office by politicising the appointment mechanism of the Commissioner. This proposed amendment states that when a resolution for the appointment is not supported by a two-thirds majority of the House on two votes, the third […]

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Results of Election of Public Relations Officer

  • GhSL Malta
  • 20/12/2022
  • 1 min read

The results from yesterday’s election are in, and are as follows: Matthew Tabone – 80 votes Elena Sissons – 33 votes Gabriel Abela – 26 votes Mikael Grima – 17 votes Invalid – 5 votes Total votes cast – 161 votes A huge well done to all candidates who put their name forward. Congratulations to […]

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The Last Resort Moot Court

  • GhSL Malta
  • 20/12/2022
  • 2 min read

This weekend GħSL hosted their very own ECHR moot court suitably named, ‘The Last Resort’ inside Malta’s prestigious Constitutional Court in the Valletta Law Courts.  This was done in collaboration with the Law Student Society of Ireland from Blackhall University. The adjudicating panel consisted of Chief Justice Emeritus Vincent DeGaetano, Judge Giovanni Bonello and Madame Justice Lorraine […]

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GħSL Judicial Review Conference

  • GhSL Malta
  • 09/12/2022
  • 1 min read

GħSL, along with esteemed academics in public Law, have been working on a bill amending article 469A and 469B of the Code of Organisation and Civil Procedure. To further this initiative, GħSL is organising a Conference for Students, Lawyers and Academics on the 11th of January, at the Chamber of Advocates at noon. The aim […]

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This is your Last Resort! The GħSL academic committee constantly thinks of new, innovative ideas in order to push the boundaries of legal study outside the classroom. We are firm believers that the best form of learning is by doing, and moot courts are a great practical exercise in order to give students an edge […]

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On the 31st of October 2022, the Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences is organising a National Forum to host a discussion regarding bills proposed which deal with the Freedom of Expression, the Right to Privacy, and the Freedom of the Media. The event will take place at Aula Magna, in the Old University Building […]

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Għaqda Studenti tal-Liġi is proud to announce that we have partnered with Grant Thornton Malta to sponsor our organisation for the upcoming two years! 🤝 We look forward to working with them going forward, and creating a relationship beneficial to both themselves, and law students! ⚖

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In order to honour Pride month, I was commissioned to write an extract concerning the LGBTQIA+ Community. This article shall be a brief informative overview of the key changes that took place over the years with regards to laws that affect the LGBTQIA+ community as well as changes that are in the pipeline.  Upon Independence […]

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