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Council Tax

Taxpayers in Wales are paying more money for fewer services, according to report

7 February 2019

Wales Governance Centre reveals cost of challenges faced by local authorities in wake of austerity

Law Library

New series on leading works in Law launched

31 January 2019

The first book in a new collection, Leading Works in Law has been published and includes chapters by School of Law and Politics staff.

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Sport matters

28 January 2019

Governance and sport masterclass from Professor of Public Policy

Inside a modern prison

Wales imprisonment rate highest in Western Europe

16 January 2019

New Justice Report issued by the Wales Governance Centre

Senior Lecturer features in BBC Radio 4 series

14 January 2019

Dr Sharon Thompson features in a new BBC Radio 4 series The Battles That Won Our Freedoms

Legal toolkits for carers win prize at prestigious pro bono awards

9 January 2019

A School of Law and Politics project that offers legal support to carers of people with learning disabilities in Wales, has scooped a top prize at a national Pro Bono award ceremony.

Professor of Land Law delivers memorial lecture in Nairobi

7 January 2019

Professor of Land Law and Development, Ambreena Manji delivered the 6th CB Madan Memorial Lecture this December at Strathmore Law School, Nairobi.

Cardiff Law and Religion experts included in new research handbook

7 January 2019

Two academics and a former Law student from Cardiff have recently been named in a new handbook for Law and Religion.

Innocence Project

Cardiff Innocence Project

21 December 2018

Law students help to quash wrongful conviction

Have you been affected by legal aid cuts?

12 December 2018

A project investigating the effect of 2013’s legal aid cuts is on the lookout for personal stories which highlight the human element of its research.

LawWorks charity recognises School’s contribution to pro bono work

20 November 2018

A charity committed to enabling access to justice has recognised the School of Law and Politics’ Pro Bono unit by shortlisting its work in two categories at this year’s annual awards.

Young offender

Self-harm and violence rates in Young Offender Institutions

13 November 2018

New statistics reveal shocking picture in England and Wales

Heledd Ainsworth

Welsh education scholarship awarded to Cardiff Law student

1 November 2018

For the second year running, a School of Law and Politics student has been awarded a prestigious William Salesbury Scholarship.

A photo of discarded tyres

Cardiff academic cited in United Nations environmental study

15 October 2018

A book on environmental crime by a Cardiff Law academic has recently been cited in a United Nations Study.

Britain break-up

May’s ‘Precious Union’ has little support in Brexit Britain

9 October 2018

New research casts doubt on future of a United Kingdom

A man at a computer looking at data charts

Untapped resources and quantitative data explored in new interdisciplinary research centre

8 October 2018

An innovative research centre which aims to use previously untapped data sources and cutting edge research methods has been launched by the School of Law and Politics.

Dr Lydia Hayes with former High Court judge Dame Linda Dobbs at the Inner Temple, London.

Stories of Care wins Society of Legal Scholars prize

20 September 2018

A book which explores the day-to-day sexism and class-bias encountered by homecare workers has won the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) Peter Birks second prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship.

Year abroad opportunity announced for new cohort of legal learners

13 September 2018

LLB Law students given opportunity to study abroad in Spain, the Czech Republic or Poland

Prison

New data reveals scale of drug and alcohol finds in Welsh prisons

10 September 2018

Wales Governance Centre presents evidence to Welsh Affairs Committee

Ambreena

Fostering African studies around the world

4 September 2018

Scholar to lead the way in promoting research