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School of Law and Politics

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.

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.

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.

East African port

New research project investigates maritime security capacity building in the Western Indian Ocean

29 November 2016

A new research project hosted by Politics and International Relations academics and the university’s Crime and Security Research Institute will study lessons from maritime security capacity building in the Western Indian Ocean.

Kenyan court

Global Justice Programme wins funding for student placements overseas

25 November 2016

A group of three law students will be placed with a leading public interest litigation and constitutional reform organisation in Kenya next summer as a result of a successful application to the University’s Global Opportunities Fund.

Nachatira Thuraichamy at the  UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Environmental Law student attends historic Climate Change conference in Marrakech

22 November 2016

A third year Law student recently won the rare opportunity to attend a UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech.

Annette Morris, Sara Drake and Julie Doughty (left to right) represented the School of Law and Politics at this year's Conference of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS).

Team of Law scholars present range of papers at annual legal conference

21 November 2016

A team of nine academics from the School of Law and Politics presented papers at this year’s Annual Conference of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS).

A driver with whiplash

Damages and Compensation Culture

21 November 2016

With compensation culture in the news and the Government proposing to limit access to the legal system for those who have suffered whiplash injuries, a timely book has been published which features chapters from two academics from the School of Law and Politics. 

The Rt. Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP at the School of Law and Politics.

“A step too far? Where is international law in the light of Brexit?”

20 November 2016

The Rt. Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP was welcomed to the School of Law and Politics this November to deliver the School’s annual lecture.

Welsh Ballot Box

‘Fictitious’ politician one of Wales’ most recognised MEPs

17 November 2016

Welsh Election Study reveals striking results about voter recognition of elected representatives

Professor Xu Ke and Professor Radchenko at Xiamen University Campus

School delegation visits partner university in Xiamen

16 November 2016

A delegation of Politics and International Relations staff from Cardiff visited the School of International Relations (SIR) of Xiamen University in November.

Parliamentary Human Rights Committee

Global Justice Pro Bono students mentioned at parliamentary Human Rights committee

2 November 2016

The work of students from the School of Law and Politics was recently mentioned before the UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights.

Lady looks on the internet

International Relations lecturer speaks at Internet Governance Forum

1 November 2016

Dr Andrea Calderaro was recently invited to speak at the UN African Internet Governance Forum which took place in Durban, South Africa.

Law and Order

Professional Legal Studies staff consulted by Solicitors’ Regulation Authority

1 November 2016

Centre for Professional Legal Studies staff were recently invited to a meeting of the Board of the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA).

Dr Felix Bethke lectures at Cardiff University

Data Specialist visits University as part of Erasmus exchange

31 October 2016

This October, Dr Felix Bethke of the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany visited the School of Law and Politics as part of an Erasmus staff exchange.

Brexit EU sign

Law academics give evidence at National Assembly Brexit hearing

27 October 2016

School of Law and Politics academics, Dr Jo Hunt and Dr Ricardo Pereira recently appeared before the National Assembly for Wales External Affairs and Legislation Committee.

School half marathon team

Reaching Justice Wales reap reward from School Half Marathon team

26 October 2016

A team of fundraising runners from the School of Law and Politics recently took part in the Cardiff Half Marathon.

ISA logo

International Relations staff win prestigious workshop grant

25 October 2016

International Relations academics Dr. Alena Drieschova and Dr. Christian Bueger have recently won a prestigious workshop grant funded by the International Studies Association (ISA)