School of Law and Politics

Dr Einion Dafydd and students with Adam Price AM during a visit to the Senedd.

Students visit Senedd to witness ‘Devolution in Practice’

11 December 2017

Students from the School of Law and Politics' innovative module 'Devolution in Practice' recently visited the Senedd in Cardiff Bay for a special seminar session.

Law and Politics students from Cardiff University

Law students secure training contracts after completing paralegal placements

8 December 2017

Five fourth year law students have secured highly sought after training contracts at leading law firms after completing work placements organised by the School of Law and Politics.

BPTC success

Bar Professional Training Course celebrates highest aggregated pass rate in recent examination results

7 December 2017

Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics has achieved the highest aggregated pass rate in the central examinations for the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) according to a recent report by the Central Examinations Board (CEB).

Roger Scully

Political Studies Communicator of the Year

6 December 2017

Professor Roger Scully recognised for ‘authoritative and tangible contribution’

Human rights

Law academics make recommendations to all party parliamentary group on disability

5 December 2017

Two Law academics were invited to discuss the human rights of disabled people in the UK at an all-party parliamentary group this November.

UK and EU flags

New appointment to Governance after Brexit

27 November 2017

Professor Daniel Wincott to lead and design major new Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) programme.

The Cardiff advocacy team - Ieuan Callaghan, Eleanor Parsons, Phyllida Spackman and Philip Sayce

Cardiff team of advocates triumph at annual mock trial contest

26 November 2017

A team of Law students from a variety of programmes across the School recently competed in this year’s BPP Advocate of the Year competition.

Professor Christian Bueger speaking at the

Regional Naval Symposium welcomes International Relations Professor to Goa

14 November 2017

Professor in International Relations, Christian Bueger was the only European academic to participate at a recent naval symposium which took place in Goa.

Prenuptial Agreement

Cardiff academic’s research applied by the High Court of Australia

13 November 2017

Research by a Cardiff Law academic has been cited and applied by the High Court of Australia in a landmark ruling.

India Moore (second from left), winner of this year's Times Law Student Advocacy Competition pictured with her fellow finalists.

Cardiff Law student scoops Fake News advocacy competition

20 October 2017

A third year Law student was recently awarded first prize at this year’s Times Law Student Advocacy Competition.

Dr Victoria Basham has been named as the new President of the European International Studies Association (EISA).

European International Studies Association appoints Cardiff lecturer as new President

17 October 2017

A Senior Lecturer in International Relations has recently been appointed as President of the European International Studies Association (EISA).

Wales Governance Centre Brexit event

Brexit and the devolved nations

17 October 2017

Cross-nations panel event held in Brussels

Dr Edwin Egede at the 23rd Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) in Kingston, Jamaica.

Senior lecturer participates in Constitution of the Sea annual session

16 October 2017

Dr Edwin Egede, Senior Lecturer in International Law and International Relations, participated in the 23rd Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) in Kingston, Jamaica this August.

Personal Injury Claim

Cardiff Professor presents at ‘Current Legal Problems’ series

16 October 2017

Professor Richard Lewis has been invited by University College London to deliver a lecture as part of their ‘Current Legal Problems’ series.

Forensic crime investigation

Crime Live – become a forensic scientist for the night with Inside Justice UK

10 October 2017

For one night only the Innocence project at our School of Law and Politics invites you to take part in a crime investigation where you will play forensic science expert!

Professor Norman Doe (far left) pictured with Revd Canon Andrew Featherstone (Chancellor), Very Revd John Davies (Dean), and Christopher Jones (Partner, Harris and Harris).

Professor Norman Doe speaks at inaugural Wells Cathedral lecture

9 October 2017

A School of Law and Politics Professor delivered the inaugural Bekynton lecture this October at Wells Cathedral.

Brexit

Will the Union survive Brexit?

2 October 2017

Majority of English ‘leave’ voters would risk the future of the UK to see Brexit happen, new data reveals.

Law and Global Justice students travel to Nairobi

African internship for law students

29 September 2017

Law and Global Justice students travel to Nairobi for fully-funded legal internships

Ballot box with rosettes

Labour now the most trusted party to stand up for England

26 September 2017

New survey data shows 31% of English voters see Labour as trusted defender of English interests

Senedd building

What has devolution ever done for us?

18 September 2017

New data reveals impact of devolution to be mediocre