About Marjun Parcasio

Marjun Parcasio is a trainee solicitor with the firm of Hogan Lovells International LLP in London, England.

An Insider’s Look at Senate Committees

When I first stepped into the Senate atrium and peered into the chamber, I recall experiencing a sensory overload of colour. Carpeted in a sea of red with gold leaf adorning the ceiling, the Senate is decorated in a style befitting a monarch, the colours hinting at the Upper House’s regal connection. This connection is […]

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Marjun Parcasio
Marjun Parcasio is a trainee solicitor with the firm of Hogan Lovells International LLP in London, England.
 

The Statute of Westminster: A Stepping Stone towards Canadian Independence

British imperial history is replete with examples of declarations of independence, often accompanied by violent uprisings or civil conflict. One of the fundamental documents of Canadian independence was also a declaration, albeit of a different character and issued under very different circumstances. In the early 20th century, the Dominions (at the time comprising of the […]

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Marjun Parcasio
Marjun Parcasio is a trainee solicitor with the firm of Hogan Lovells International LLP in London, England.
 

Scrutinizing the Bench: Judicial Appointments in Canada and England and Wales

When judges are sworn in to judicial office in Canada and England and Wales, they recite a common oath of office. A judge promises “to do right to all manner of people after the laws and usages of this realm, without fear or favour, affection or ill will.” Alluded to in this shared oath is […]

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Marjun Parcasio
Marjun Parcasio is a trainee solicitor with the firm of Hogan Lovells International LLP in London, England.
 

Legal Responses to the Financial Crisis of 2008 in Canada, the U.K. and the U.S.

Stock tickers with downward arrows. Index charts and monitors evincing the value lost by public companies and currencies overnight. These were scenes familiar to those who worked on Wall Street, the City, and other global financial centres in 2007 when the financial crisis began in earnest. But beyond the corporate towers of the business sector, […]

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Marjun Parcasio
Marjun Parcasio is a trainee solicitor with the firm of Hogan Lovells International LLP in London, England.
 

A Progress Report of Disability Rights since the Charter

In 1982, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms formally enshrined equality rights into the Canadian constitution. Section 15 of the Charter reads: “every individual is equal before and under the law and has the right to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law without discrimination and, in particular, without discrimination based on race, […]

Authors:

Marjun Parcasio
Marjun Parcasio is a trainee solicitor with the firm of Hogan Lovells International LLP in London, England.
 


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