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Family law advice sessions launched by School of Law and Politics

19 October 2023

The complexities of the Family Court are being addressed in a series of free advice sessions at the School of Law and Politics for members of the public going through family breakups.

Porvoo Communion explored by new canon law network

16 October 2023

A new network for canon law scholars met for the first time this October to discuss the laws of the Porvoo Communion.

Cynthia Lee (LLB 2015, PgDip 2017) / Laila Rashid (LLB 2009) / Eleanor Humphrey (LLB 2014)

30 (ish) Awards recognise law students in annual celebration

10 October 2023

Three socially conscious former law students have been recognised at this year’s alumni community celebration – the 30 (ish) Awards.

Dr Mariam Kamunyu

Africa Dean Welcomes British Academy International Fellow

10 October 2023

A feminist human rights lawyer and gender equality expert will join the School of Law and Politics this October as a British Academy International Fellow.

New evidence uncovered in Northern Ireland Troubles book by IR academic

2 October 2023

Secret talks between the British Army, the IRA, and loyalist paramilitary groups were discovered by a Cardiff academic whilst researching his new account of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Student uses a laptop during a lecture.

Higher education institutions vulnerable to money laundering, research finds

7 September 2023

Current UK legislation needs strengthening to protect staff and students, study concludes

Joshua Xerri

Welsh heritage makes history in North Carolina

6 September 2023

A Cardiff law graduate recently brought the green, green grass of home to the USA when qualifying to become a lawyer.

Sharon Thompson, pictured here centre, with Sinead Maloney and Roberta Bassi, general manager and publisher at Bloomsbury.

Double prize recognition for feminist legal historian

22 August 2023

A Cardiff academic has been awarded 2 major book prizes for her work highlighting a mid-twentieth century pressure group who fought for equal partnership in marriage.

Legal aid unpacked – new book shares first census findings

21 August 2023

The effects of austerity and how they have contributed to a legal aid crisis are explored in a new book which brings together the thoughts of thousands of legal professionals.

Video: Aneurin Bevan in his own words

28 July 2023

Senedd Book launch for Nye Davies now available on Youtube