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UK Foreign Office role for Cardiff international human rights law scholar

12 September 2022

A senior law lecturer is part of a group of academics drafted into UK government departments to assist in addressing contemporary challenges facing the UK.

From left to right, Cardiff LLM in Canon Law graduates who attended the launch: Virginia Theological Seminary, Kathy Grieb; Deputy Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Will Adam; Bishop of Easton (USA), Santosh Marray, Bishop of Lesotho, Vicentia Kgabe; Bishop of Cork, Paul Colton; Professor Norman Doe; Doctoral Student at the School of Law and Politics, Revd Russell Dewhurst and Bishop of St Asaph Gregory Cameron.

Centre for Law and Religion oversees 2nd edition of principles publication

24 August 2022

This August saw the launch of the 2nd edition of The Principles of Canon Law Common to the Churches of the Anglican Communion which was overseen by the Centre for Law and Religion, based at the School of Law and Politics.

Impact of research and teaching showcased at National Eisteddfod

28 July 2022

Events will examine topics including children’s rights, politics, science and history

Artist Grace Currie

Deprivation of Liberty – new film collaboration between academic and artist

26 July 2022

A Cardiff law lecturer and a neurodivergent artist have teamed up on a new film to coincide with government consultation on safeguards for those who require care.

Top 20 triumph for Cardiff law and politics

20 July 2022

Law and politics programmes at Cardiff University have been ranked in the top 20 of this year’s Complete University Guide.

Professor John Harrington

Socio-Legal Studies Association elects Cardiff Professor as new Chair

8 July 2022

Professor of Law, John Harrington, has been elected as the new Chair of the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA).

Nneka Akudolu

Cardiff alumna sworn in as Queen's Counsel

29 June 2022

A School of Law and Politics alumna has been sworn in as a new Queen's Counsel (QC) for 2022.

Aerial shot of a copper mine in Mongolia

Corporate accountability explored at Cardiff human rights conference

23 June 2022

This May, the Centre for Human Rights and Public Law hosted a two day virtual conference entitled Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Abuses and Natural Resources Governance: A Study in Global Law, Development and Justice.

The mock trial finalists with The Recorder of Cardiff, HHJ Tracey Lloyd-Clarke, acting as Judge. Photo by Jonathan Marsh.

Mock trial returns following Covid hiatus

21 June 2022

This March, Cardiff Professional Legal Studies (CPLS) held a mock trial for students in a real crown court; an opportunity to hone essential advocacy skills and competencies.

Dan Starkey and Jess Nyabwire with Professor Julie Price

Negotiate this – Cardiff duo take on national competition final

10 June 2022

Two Cardiff Law students put their skills to the test at this year’s final of the National Negotiation Competition, sponsored by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR).