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Professor Norman Doe

Honorary King’s Counsel role for canon law professor

20 February 2024

His Majesty The King has appointed a School of Law and Politics Professor as a new Honorary King’s Counsel (KC Honoris Causa).

Professor Norman Doe, His All-Holiness Bartholomew, the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and the Grand Ecclesiarch Aetios.

The Professor and the Patriarch

9 February 2024

A Cardiff Professor travelled to Istanbul in December to meet the spiritual leader of over 220 million Eastern Orthodox Christians worldwide.

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Welsh democracy at risk unless urgent changes are made, says constitutional commission

25 January 2024

Professor Laura McAllister co-chaired The Independent Commission on the Constitutional Future of Wales

Professor Edwin Egede (centre) photographed with Professor Makane Mbengue, President of the African Society of International Law and Tafadzwa Pasipanodya, the Society's Vice-President and a partner in the international law firm, Foley Hoag LLP.

Cardiff Professor celebrated at international law awards

18 January 2024

A Cardiff Professor of International Law & International Relations has been recognised for his outstanding research contributions at a global leadership awards ceremony.

Seven researchers are photographed in Cardiff University's Main Building

Showcasing Cardiff University’s African research

14 December 2023

Event brings together University staff to inspire further African work

A small green world in someone's hands

Senedd Cymru hears from pro bono students on the public right to environmental information

11 December 2023

Environmentally-conscious students at the School of Law and Politics experienced law in action this November when their work was discussed and considered at Welsh Parliament, Senedd Cymru.

Ukraine Project Cymru award winners

Cardiff pro bono scheme celebrated at annual Law Society Dinner

7 December 2023

A free legal advice service for Ukrainians has won the Best Access to Justice Initiative at this year’s Cardiff and District Law Society Dinner.

Emily Pemberton

Former IR student explores Windrush Generation for new S4C documentary

6 December 2023

A former School of Law and Politics student has shone a light on Wales’ Windrush Generation in a new documentary as part of Black History Month.

Thrice to Rome, was written by Professor Norman Doe

Dramatisation based on law research premieres at St Davids Cathedral

29 November 2023

This October, a School of Law and Politics Professor changed role for the evening and saw a play he had written, performed to a packed house at St Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire.

Number of Welsh prisoners sleeping rough on release more than trebles in one year

15 November 2023

“Persistent set of problems” returns as the justice system recovers from Covid-19, report concludes