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The Dame Frances Patterson Human Rights Mooting Competition 2018

The Dame Frances Patterson Human Rights Mooting Competition 2018

Posted by ab98 at May 18, 2018 05:07 PM |

The inaugural final of the competition took place on the 3 May 2018 at Leicester Law School.

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New study examines the role of gender in the collaborative economy

New study examines the role of gender in the collaborative economy

Posted by ab98 at May 18, 2018 03:55 PM |

Dr Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella from Leicester Law School has jointly authored a report to the European Commission on the potential impact of the collaborative economy on gender equality.

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MacKay Cup mooting final 2018

MacKay Cup mooting final 2018

Posted by ab98 at May 18, 2018 03:08 PM |

Congratulations to the University of Sussex team of Liam Switzer and Francesca Fox, who took top honours in the final of the MacKay Cup, the national UK Canadian Law Mooting Competition.

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Book publication – Human Dignity and Law: Legal and Philosophical Investigations

Book publication – Human Dignity and Law: Legal and Philosophical Investigations

Posted by ab98 at May 17, 2018 11:45 AM |

Dr Stephen Riley’s publication is one of the first book-length treatments of the relationship between human dignity and law, analysing the fundamental relationships between human status, obligations, and the rule of law.

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What will human rights laws look like after Brexit?

What will human rights laws look like after Brexit?

Posted by ew205 at May 14, 2018 12:04 PM |

Event on Friday 25 May to consider the future human rights landscape

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Dr Melissa Bone shares in £300k ESRC research grant

Dr Melissa Bone shares in £300k ESRC research grant

Posted by ab98 at May 08, 2018 02:55 PM |

How can drug takers inform UK drug policy?

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Student pro bono project features on BBC Radio 4

Student pro bono project features on BBC Radio 4

Posted by ab98 at Apr 21, 2018 03:25 PM |

The Leicester Law School pro bono project Litigants in Person Project recently featured on the BBC Radio 4 flagship ‘Money Box Live’ phone-in programme.

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Registration open! Human Rights Laws at a Crossroads: What Directions after Brexit?

Registration open! Human Rights Laws at a Crossroads: What Directions after Brexit?

Posted by csp12 at Apr 20, 2018 05:25 PM |

This one-day event will obtain a panoramic perspective, looking to the pressures and challenges associated with a human rights landscape unsettled by Brexit, facing uncertainty regarding the domestic regime for human rights protection, and a Strasbourg system that has been reshaped, yet which remains under intense pressure

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Law School student group featured in legal magazine

Law School student group featured in legal magazine

Posted by ab98 at Apr 17, 2018 10:50 AM |

The Litigants in Person student group appeared in the April 2018 edition of the Leicestershire Law Society magazine on their work to alleviate the pressure in the county court.

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Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Apr 11, 2018 12:04 PM |

With topics ranging from Facebook data to Julius Caesar, to heart attack risk factors and how colour can help us communicate, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

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