Public Law and Human Rights News

Students at Birmingham Law School codify the UK's Constitution (or part of it at least)!

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Over 300 first year students at Birmingham Law School have participated in a competition to draft a preamble to a modern UK constitution that is being run by the House of Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee.
Date:
16/12/2014

Graham Gee cited extensively by House of Lords Constitution Committee

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The House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution has issued its report on the Office of Lord Chancellor in which it cites extensively from the evidence of Graham Gee, a Senior Lecturer at Birmingham Law School.
Date:
12/12/2014

Law Society's Human Rights Week events

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Events co-organised by Birmingham Law School's Dr Rosa Freedman
Date:
10/12/2014

When UN peacekeepers commit atrocities, someone has to act

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Birmingham Law School's Dr Rosa Freedman writes about UN peacekeepers and atrocities for the Conversation
Date:
25/11/2014

Special edition of European Public Law on Leaving the EU

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Institute of European Law members will edit a special edition of the law journal European Public Law based on the papers given at our workshop on "Leaving the EU" in June 2014
Date:
13/11/2014

The Problems of Travelling to Access Basic Care #repealthe8th

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Birmingham Law School's Dr Sheelagh McGuinness and Professor Marie Fox write for the Human Rights in Ireland blog.
Date:
14/10/2014

Birmingham PhD student wins Society of Legal Scholars poster prize

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Birmingham PhD student Kirsty Moreton named as the joint winner of the prestigious 'Best Poster Prize' at the 2014 annual conference run by the Society of Legal Scholars.
Date:
09/10/2014

Graham Gee speaks at the UK Supreme Court

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Birmingham Law School senior lecturer spoke about financial and administrative challenges during the Court's first five years. The seminar marked the fifth anniversary since the Court's creation in 2009 and was attended by senior judges, officials, practitioners and academics.
Date:
08/10/2014

Which development studies books should students read?

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Latest book by senior lecturer Dr Rosa Freedman, 'Failing to Protect: The UN and the Politicisation of Human Rights' is first on the Guardian's list of recommendations
Date:
10/09/2014

Graham Gee gives evidence at the Lords Constitution Committee

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Lecturer in the Law School was invited to give oral evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution as part of its inquiry into the office of Lord Chancellor.
Date:
17/07/2014
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