Socio-legal Studies research cluster news and events

The Socio-Legal research cluster provides a setting for colleagues to explore and discuss their research in the field of socio-legal studies, as broadly understood.

Researching Homicide, Wednesday 25 November 2015

Professor Barry Mitchell (Coventry University). In this seminar external speaker, Professor Barry Mitchell, will present a paper exploring the emotive issues involved in researching homicide law.

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Methods Workshop, Wednesday 11 November 2015

This session will comprise of a workshop, to be facilitated by colleagues from criminology and psychology, who have significant training in, and experience of, a variety of methodologies. The key aim is to explore with lawyers a wider – and more experimental – range of research methods.

Staff only.

Ayahausca in the English Courts: legal entanglements with the jungle vine, Wednesday 7 October 2015

Charlotte Walsh's (Leicester Law School) paper considers the somewhat hazy legal status of ayahuasca in England through a consideration of relevant international provisions, domestic legislation and case law, drawing parallels with other psychedelic substances.

Staff and research students only.

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