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Dr Bharat Malkani to speak on Capital Punishment at Hay Festival

Description
On 26 May 2015, the 50th anniversary of the last execution to take place in the UK, Dr Malkani, a lecturer at Birmingham Law School, discusses why we are better off without the death penalty and why British efforts to promote the worldwide abolition of capital punishment should be supported.
Date:
08 April 2015

Ethical Leadership and the Purpose of General Counsel

Ethical Leadership and the Purpose of General Counsel
Description
Birmingham Law School's Dr Steven Vaughan is the co-author of UCL Centre for Ethics and Law report "Legal Risk: Definition, Management and Ethics." The report forms part of a major Ethical Leadership Initiative for In-house lawyers.He spoke at the launch of the project on 31 March.
Date:
02 April 2015

Birmingham professor quoted by BBC in report on northern Cyprus extradition problems

Birmingham professor quoted by BBC in report on northern Cyprus extradition problems
Description
Robert Cryer, who holds a chair in International and Criminal Law, cited in BBC report "Lord Maginnis calls for action over northern Cyprus fugitives" (24 March 2015). Professor Cryer discusses the legal difficulties of extraditions from northern Cyprus.
Date:
28 March 2015

Birmingham senior lecturer featured in Guardian report on sex abuse in UN peacekeeping

Birmingham senior lecturer featured in Guardian report on sex abuse in UN peacekeeping
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Dr Rosa Freedman comments on leaked report into sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers. Article is entitled "Sex abuse poses 'significant risk' to UN peacekeeping, says leaked report" (24 March 2015)
Date:
27 March 2015

Dr Orakhelashvili presents on International Sanctions

Dr Orakhelashvili presents on International Sanctions
Description
Birmingham Law lecturer gave a presentation ata conference on "International Sanctions: Legal, Policy and Business Implications," organised by the London Centre for International Legal Practice and held at Arundel House in London on 19 March 2015.
Date:
20 March 2015

UK Supreme Court cites book co-edited by Professor Jean McHale in major decision on medical negligence and informed consent

UK Supreme Court cites book co-edited by Professor Jean McHale in major decision on medical negligence and informed consent
Description
Book co-edited by Birmingham Law academic cited in landmark Montgomery v Lanarkshire [2015] judgement.
Date:
20 March 2015

CFP: Appointing Judges in an Age of Diversity: An International Conference on the JAC's 10th Anniversary

CFP: Appointing Judges in an Age of Diversity: An International Conference on the JAC's 10th Anniversary
Description
Call for papers (doctoral students). The Institute of Judicial Administration at the University of Birmingham is hosting an SLSA-funded workshop to mark the 10th anniversary of the Judicial Appointments Commission. Three slots in the schedule are reserved for presentations by postgraduate students
Date:
18 March 2015

Report: Institute of European Law Annual Lecture 2015

Report: Institute of European Law Annual Lecture 2015
Description
"The EU Law Making Process - Engineering a Better Solution" was given by Malcolm Harbour CBE, former MEP, on 23 February 2015.
Date:
18 March 2015

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham
Description
For 2015 entry the University has two brand new schemes which offer £10,000 scholarships for Masters students. These scholarships have been jointly funded by the British Government; the allocation of the awards, which is the fourth highest in the UK, further cements Birmingham's place amongst the very best higher education institutions for postgraduate study.
Date:
10 March 2015

Postgraduate Teaching Associate Scholarships

Postgraduate Teaching Associate Scholarships
Description
Birmingham Law School invites applications for full time Postgraduate Teaching Associate (PTA) scholarships leading to the degree of PhD in Law, commencing in September 2015.
Date:
04 March 2015
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