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b) the UK legal systems and suggested changes in the legal system or the laws of the land;
c) international law, if it is relevant to the United Kingdom;
d) ethics and morality, in the context of discussions about UK law;
e) academic legal issues, to enable law students or laymen to seek help with hypothetical legal questions.
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uk.legal.moderated Legal topics relevant to UK law (Moderated)