School of Law and Politics

Cathy Cobley and Ambreena Manji pictured for the Women@Cardiff photographic exhibition.

Women@Cardiff – Law academics recognised by peers for photographic exhibition

27 March 2017

Two Law academics have been chosen as subjects for a new photography exhibition which will showcase a range of remarkable women who contribute to life at Cardiff University.

Paper silhouette of family

Family court transparency

23 March 2017

Plans fall short as judges struggle to find time to publish judgments safely

Professor Stijn Smismans,  Professor Carl Baudenbacher, President of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Court and Professor Jiri Priban.

Brexit solutions - EFTA Court President presents at School of Law and Politics

22 March 2017

This March, the School of Law and Politics hosted a most timely public lecture from Professor Carl Baudenbacher, President of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Court.

Cardiff's Sport Law team - Olivia Smith, Drew Evans, Violah Matwaka and Renee Lim.

Sports negotiation students score top marks at Wembley competition

22 March 2017

This March, a group of Law students followed the path of many others by travelling to Wembley Stadium in pursuit of glory.

Hannah Marchant of the School of Law and Politics and Diane Brooks of Hugh James (pictured centre) with sponsors and award presenter, Rebecca Adlington OBE.

School scoops prestigious collaboration prize in national employability awards

28 February 2017

The School of Law and Politics was presented with the ‘Best Collaboration between a University and Employer’ accolade at this year’s National Undergraduate Employability Awards.

Dr. Christian Bueger (pictured fourth from left) at Aman 17 which took place in Karachi, Pakistan.

Aman 17 - International Relations Reader presents at multinational maritime exercise

22 February 2017

Dr. Christian Bueger, Reader in International Relations was recently invited to take part in ‘Aman 17’, a multinational exercise which aimed to display a united front against maritime terrorism and crime.

Dr Einion Dafydd and the Secretary of State for Wales, the Rt. Hon. Alun Cairns MP with pupils from Barry Comprehensive School

Secretary of state visits school pupils for lesson in politics

21 February 2017

Dr Einion Dafydd, Lecturer in Parliamentary Studies, recently accompanied the Secretary of State for Wales, the Rt. Hon. Alun Cairns MP on a visit to a local comprehensive school to encourage pupils to study Politics at University.

Dr Edwin Egede (pictured centre, back row) with members of the African Union Commission ad hoc experts group.

African Union Commission group appoints Cardiff lecturer as independent expert

8 February 2017

Dr Edwin Egede, Senior Lecturer in International Law & International Relations, has recently been appointed as an independent expert of the African Union Commission ad hoc experts group.

The School's relationship with Hugh James is longstanding. Pictured here are students (accompanied by staff) embarking on their paralegal work placements at the firm in 2016.

School’s relationship with local law firm leads to national award recognition

23 January 2017

A long standing collaboration between the School of Law and Politics and Hugh James Solicitors has been shortlisted in the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards in 2017.

Dr Russell Sandberg (left) and Professor Norman Doe (right) pictured with Professor Witte Jr of Emory University and Dr Sharon Thompson of Cardiff University.

New Critical Concepts in Law volumes published

3 January 2017

Professor Norman Doe and Dr Russell Sandberg are editors of two collections that have just been published by Routledge as part of their Critical Concepts in Law series.

Law students at the Principality Stadium

Access all areas for Law students on rugby pro bono scheme

15 December 2016

A group of lucky Law students were recently granted a behind the scenes pass at Cardiff's home of rugby, the Principality Stadium.

Members of staff in front of a sign

Law and Religion

14 December 2016

Internationally renowned professor speaks at the University

A still from Marvellous - one of the films shown as part of Disability History Month.

Disability History Month marked by double film screening

10 December 2016

The Centre for Health and Social Care Law recently joined with Cardiff sciSCREEN to hold two film screenings for Disability History Month (22nd November to 22nd December 2016).  

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National Teaching Fellowships

9 December 2016

Two members of staff awarded fellowships for achievement in learning and teaching in higher education

European Union flag

Interpreting Article 50

9 December 2016

As the Government’s appeal on Brexit has been heard by the Supreme Court, a Cardiff University academic says EU interpretation of Article 50 needs to be taken more seriously.

Students with Lord Elis Thomas

Students visit Senedd to discuss devolution with Lord Elis-Thomas

8 December 2016

Students from the School of Law and Politics' innovative module 'Devolution in Practice' recently visited the Senedd in Cardiff Bay for a special seminar session.

Dr Edwin Egede

Cardiff lecturer appointed as UN expert consultant

7 December 2016

Dr Edwin Egede, Senior Lecturer in International Law and International Relations has recently been appointed as an expert consultant by the United Nations.

Professor James Gathii

Law and Global Justice group welcomes Professor James Gathii to Cardiff lecture

30 November 2016

Our Law and Global Justice Research Group welcomed eminent Professor, James Gathii to Cardiff this November.

Senedd Building

Reshaping the Senedd

30 November 2016

New report shows how to elect a larger, more effective National Assembly

Rt Hon The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales,   Rt. Hon. Dame Sian Elias, GNZM, Chief Justice of New Zealand and Prof Chantal Stebbings (Chair of the Hamlyn Trust).

“Fair and Just” – School hosts prestigious Hamlyn lecture

30 November 2016

The School of Law and Politics played host to the first Hamlyn lecture of the 2016 series; welcoming The Rt. Hon. Dame Sian Elias, GNZM, Chief Justice of New Zealand to Cardiff in November.