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People from England’s most deprived areas ten times more likely to be in prison, analysis finds

16 November 2022

Data have been published as academics issue a response to plans for ‘Super Prison’ in Chorley

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Free immigration advice service launched to help Ukrainians living in Wales

11 November 2022

Long road ahead still for families who have sought refuge, academic says

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For richer or poorer - equality in marriage explored by Cardiff law lecturer

25 October 2022

As the number of women leaving work to care for their families increases, a Cardiff lecturer is exploring a group of forgotten feminist trailblazers from the late 1930s to see if we can look to the law to help achieve equal partnership in marriage.

Syeda Batool Zehra (LLB, 2020), Parikrama Khot (LLM, 2019), Gladys Emmanuel (LLM, 2020) and Kate O'Connor (BA, 2012).

Inaugural alumni awards showcase Law and Politics talent

25 October 2022

A community campaigner, a socio-legal activist, a gender equity advocate, and a creative career changer have all been recognised for their contributions to community at Cardiff University’s first 30(ish) Awards.

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Devolution a ‘necessary step’ towards a better Welsh criminal justice system, academics argue

19 October 2022

‘Complex set of constitutional arrangements’ hampering policy-making and effective scrutiny

Václav Havel European Dialogues

Peace and Democracy in Crisis

13 October 2022

As harrowing images of the war in Ukraine have become a mainstay of our nightly news bulletins, two panel discussions co-organised by a School of Law and Politics research centre seek to explore urgent matters that stretch beyond academic boundaries.

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Welsh law summer scheme gives pupils a taste of legal life

7 October 2022

A group of Welsh school pupils were given a taste of the legal profession this July in a summer scheme held at the School of Law and Politics.

Lee Price, Julie Doughty, Bernie Rainey and Sara Drake attend the SLS conference.

Strong Cardiff contingent at Society of Legal Scholars conference

1 October 2022

The annual conference for the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) welcomed a team of speakers and attendees from the School of Law and Politics this September.

New Head of School, Professor Warren Barr

School of Law and Politics appoints new head

28 September 2022

Professor Warren Barr has been appointed as the new Head of the School of Law and Politics.

Members of the Ecumenical Christian Law Panel: Mark Hill QC, Leo Koffeman, Fr. Aetios, and Professor Norman Doe.

Cardiff law initiative endorsed at the World Council of Churches Assembly

27 September 2022

The World Council of Churches (WCC) brings together churches, denominations and church fellowships in more than 120 countries and territories throughout the world, representing over 580 million Christians.