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2022

Graffiti on a wall of a girl looking sad using a phone Mishcon de Reya LLP and the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre submit joint submissions to the Public Bill Committee on the Online Safety Bill
27 June 2022

These submissions are made on behalf of victims of image-based sexual abuse (or "revenge porn"), and form part of a project that we have been working on with Mishcon de Reya LLP to consider how the Online Safety Bill can be drafted so as to best protect such victims.

A bunch of decorated cards by children at the LAC's I Am You stall at the Queen Mary Festival of Communities. Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre Participates in the Festival of Communities
13 June 2022

On Saturday 11 June 2022, the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (QMLAC) ran the I am You Crafts Stall at the Queen Mary Festival of Communities. Three of our lovely students, Amelie Anh Barone, Weronika Mazurowska and Bojidara Simeonova assisted Meghan Mizen (QMLAC Projects Coordinator) with the stall. This was the first time the festival has run since 2019, following the pandemic.

Posters of projects offered by the LAC hanging on the wall The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (QMLAC) has won the first place in the prestigious 2022 MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship
13 June 2022

QMLAC won this top spot from a global association of over 400 universities, in 82 countries, on six continents, all committed to developing student leaders who are actively engaged with society. The award recognised and supported QMLAC’s civic and public engagement work, in particularly the enhancement of student education and the promotion of access to justice in the community, through our free legal advice service and outreach work.

Courtnav logo LawWorks InfoExchange on Domestic Abuse
1 March 2022

On Wednesday 16 February 2022, Meghan Mizen (QMLAC Projects Coordinator)spoke at LawWorks ‘InfoExchange on Domestic Abuse’. We spoke of our partnership with Royal Courts of Justice Advice and our new Domestic Abuse Form Filling Clinic.

Virtual computer generated image of data and cyberspace Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre hosted a remote panel discussion on ‘The Promise and Perils of Algorithms in Public Administration’
28 February 2022

The event, held on 3 February 2022, considered the way in which Artificial Intelligence is increasingly shaping the way we are governed and how these systems, known as 'ADS' (algorithmic decision systems), often rely on the analysis of large amounts of personal data to infer correlations or, more generally, to derive information deemed useful to making decisions, particularly in the context of immigration and access to social welfare.

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