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The NHS Abortion Hurdle Race Continues

The NHS Abortion Hurdle Race Continues
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Birmingham Law School's Professor Marie Fox and Dr Sheelagh McGuinness write for the Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
15 May 2014

Malcolm Harbour MEP to deliver keynote address at the Reforming the EU conference

Malcolm Harbour MEP to deliver keynote address at the Reforming the EU conference
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The Institute is pleased to announce that Malcolm Harbour MEP will deliver the keynote address at the opening panel of the IEL conference Reforming the EU: The Future of European Law and Policy IV. Malcolm is MEP for the West Midlands.
Date:
13 May 2014

Botched executions show there's no such thing as humane capital punishment

Botched executions show there's no such thing as humane capital punishment
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Birmingham Law School's Dr Bharat Malkani writes for The Conversation. Dr Malkani teaches Human Rights and Criminal Justice and the Death Penalty modules on the Birmingham LLM programmes. He also runs the Birmingham Law School Pro Bono Group, which provides free legal services for members of the local community.
Date:
07 May 2014

LLM student wins Birmingham Postgraduate Mooting Cup

LLM student wins Birmingham Postgraduate Mooting Cup
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Richard Murtagh, student on our LLM in International Law: Crime, Justice and Human Rights, won the Law School's postgraduate mooting competition
Date:
17 April 2014

Dr Rosa Freedman writes about the UK's first Female Genital Mutilation prosecution for the Conversation

Dr Rosa Freedman writes about the UK's first Female Genital Mutilation prosecution for the Conversation
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"Britain's first FGM prosecution is all too politically convenient". Dr Freedman is a lecturer in Law at the University of Birmingham specialising in International Human Rights.
Date:
14 April 2014

Call for papers: Transcending Boundaries in the Law

Call for papers: Transcending Boundaries in the Law
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Birmingham Law School's annual postgraduate research conference seeks contributions from postgraduate students in all areas of law. Deadline: 28 April 2014. The conference will be held on 13 June at Birmingham Law School. KEYNOTE SPEAKER JUST ANNOUNCED
Date:
28 March 2014

Pro Bono of the Year Award for CEPLER Partner

Pro Bono of the Year Award for CEPLER Partner
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Birmingham Law School proudly congratulates Hayley Simonds, the winner of the 2014 Birmingham Law Society Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award. Hayley is a Trainee Solicitor at Mills & Reeve LLP and Chair of their Birmingham Free Legal Advice Group (FLAG) Committee.
Date:
24 March 2014

Sir Stephen Wall will deliver the keynote address at the 'Leaving Europe?' conference 25 June 2014

Sir Stephen Wall will deliver the keynote address at the 'Leaving Europe?' conference 25 June 2014
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The Institute is pleased to announce that Sir Stephen Wall will deliver the keynote address at the forthcoming "Leaving Europe? The Legal, Political and Economic Implications of a UK Exit from the EU" conference.
Date:
14 March 2014

Birmingham Academic Awarded 2013 Young Scholar Prize

Birmingham Academic Awarded 2013 Young Scholar Prize
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Dr Bharat Malkani has received an award from the prestigious International & Comparative Law Quarterly journal for his article on complicity and the death penalty.
Date:
03 March 2014

Dr Marianne Wade addresses the LIBE committee of the European Parliament

Dr Marianne Wade addresses the LIBE committee of the European Parliament
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The Director of Birmingham's Institute of Judicial Administration (IJA) spoke before the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) Committee of the European Parliament on "Developing a Criminal Justice Area in the European Union." Dr Wade had been asked to report to the committee on her funded study of the same name - carried out within the auspices of the IJA - in order to inform the Committee in its deliberations of EU criminal justice related developments.
Date:
18 February 2014
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