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Shortfall in public finances in Wales due to lower revenues, report finds

2 July 2019

Fiscal gap demonstrates regional imbalance in the UK, academics say

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Share of Welsh workforce in the public sector reaches historic low

19 June 2019

Report reveals effects of budget cuts on employment

Canon Law Professor meets with Pope Francis

12 June 2019

This April, Professor of Canon Law, Norman Doe travelled to Rome to meet with Pope Francis.

Person in handcuffs

Lack of support for vulnerable adults in police custody

3 June 2019

Cardiff University academic evaluates ‘appropriate adult’ safeguard

Law Society prize for senior lecturer

28 May 2019

Cardiff and District Law Society has named David Dixon, Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University’s School of Law, Politics and International Relations, as the recipient of the Simon Mumford Memorial Award 2019.

Miscarriage of Justice campaign hosts conference in Cardiff

17 May 2019

Miscarriages of justice took centre stage this March at a conference held at the School of Law and Politics.

Cardiff Law students pictured here with Gloria Morrison, one of the co-founders of JENGbA

Cardiff students present at Joint Enterprise conference

30 April 2019

A group of Cardiff law students recently presented at a conference dedicated to Joint Enterprise law.

Cardiff Law Professor launches book in London symposium

16 April 2019

A symposium to test the hypothesis of a Cardiff Law Professor’s latest book was held this April in London.

Canon Law expert meets with Head of the Greek Orthodox Church

10 April 2019

A School of Law and Politics Professor has recently attended a private meeting with Head of the Greek Orthodox Church worldwide.

Roger Awan-Scully award

Cardiff University academic honoured for mentoring excellence

13 March 2019

Professor Roger Awan-Scully picks up prestigious national award

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.