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Birmingham Student Pro Bono Conference

Birmingham Student Pro Bono Conference
Description
During November's National Pro Bono Week, Shoosmiths' Birmingham office hosted the Birmingham Student Pro Bono Conference 2016, which was attended by over 70 students from university law schools across the city.
Date:
29 November 2016

Law Firms, Sustainability and Demand-side Drivers

Law Firms, Sustainability and Demand-side Drivers
Description
Dr Steven Vaughan and Professor Robert Lee have been awarded a Legal Sustainability Alliance Grant for this project, which runs until March 2017
Date:
26 November 2016

From the Battlefield to the Classroom: Using Education in the Fight against Rape Stigma

From the Battlefield to the Classroom: Using Education in the Fight against Rape Stigma
Description
Last week, Dr Janine Clark travelled to Bosnia to pilot her new and innovative school-based scheme of discussing sexual violence in conflict with secondary school aged children. A specialist on sexual violence, transitional justice, and the Yugoslav conflict, Dr Clark here reflects on her visit and on the pilot project.
Date:
24 November 2016

Ukraine's Hidden Tragedy: Understanding the Outcomes of Population Displacement from the Country's War-torn Regions

Ukraine's Hidden Tragedy: Understanding the Outcomes of Population Displacement from the Country's War-torn Regions
Description
Birmingham Law School's Dr Rilka Dragneva-Lewers and Dr Gulara Guliyeva in Law are co-investigators on an AHRC PaCCS Innovation Award on Conflict and International Development
Date:
22 November 2016

International research collaboration on legal response to image-based sexual abuse

International research collaboration on legal response to image-based sexual abuse
Description
Birmingham Law School Professor, Erika Rackley, will be joining colleagues from Australia, New Zealand and the UK to examine the prevalence, nature and effects of image-based sexual abuse and the implications for law reform. The Project, funded by the Australian Research Council, will run for three years from 2017.
Date:
08 November 2016

So, parliament gets a pre-Brexit vote – but what will it be voting on?

So, parliament gets a pre-Brexit vote – but what will it be voting on?
Description
Professor Fiona de Londras, Professor of Global Legal Studies, writes for the Birmingham Perspective on the High Court's Article 50 ruling
Date:
08 November 2016

Evidence to the Welsh Assembly

Evidence to the Welsh Assembly
Description
On 31 October 2016, Head of Birmingham Law School Professor Bob Lee gave evidence to the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee of the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff.
Date:
03 November 2016

Qualification, Selection and Exclusion in EU Procurement

Qualification, Selection and Exclusion in EU Procurement
Description
New book co-edited by Professor Martin Trybus, Director of the IEL and Professor of European Law and Policy at Birmingham Law School
Date:
01 November 2016

Report of the First Round Table Discussion to Develop Instructive Guidance on the Regulation of Crypto Currencies in Uganda

Report of the First Round Table Discussion to Develop Instructive Guidance on the Regulation of Crypto Currencies in Uganda
Description
You can now read the 2016 report on the Round Table Discussion to Develop Instructive Guidance on the Regulation of Crypto Currencies. The round table was co-hosted by Birmingham Law School's Dr Maureen Mapp in Kampala, Uganda last July.
Date:
28 October 2016

Lord Borrie 1931-2016

Lord Borrie 1931-2016
Description
Telegraph obituary of Lord Borrie, former Professor of English Law, Director of the Institute of Judicial Administration and Dean of the Faculty of Law at Birmingham.
Date:
26 October 2016
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