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Leading experts warn that proposals for ‘reserved powers’ for Wales will leave major constitutional problems unresolved

24 September 2015

Report argues that a ‘reserved powers’ model is not a simple technical change but also requires a number of other major changes.

Mencap Cymru and Cardiff law students launch toolkit for adults with learning disabilities

Mencap Cymru and Cardiff law students launch toolkit for adults with learning disabilities

14 September 2015

Toolkits aim to empower the carers and families of adults with learning disabilities.

Innocence Project

Law project up for prestigious human rights award

27 August 2015

Law school project up for prestigious human rights award

Law at Cardiff is 5th in the Russell Group for overall student satisfaction

25 August 2015

Results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) ranks Cardiff University's School of Law in fifth place.

Dr Christian Bueger

6th Public Uni event sees academics present their research in bite-size chunks

10 August 2015

Academics from Cardiff Law School and the Department of Politics and International Relations recently presented their research.

Law Building sign

Free legal advice overturns council transport decision

31 July 2015

A disabled teenager has benefited from a free legal advice project at Cardiff University.

Welsh politics experts to discuss 2015 General Election at the Eisteddfod

31 July 2015

Cardiff University’s renowned Wales Governance Centre will be putting the recent General Election under the microscope.

Religious Koran

Religious courts reform

31 July 2015

Consent placed at the heart of religious courts reform.

ane Heard and Chloe Walkley

Family affair for mother-daughter law duo

17 July 2015

A mother and daughter from Cwmbran studied the same degree at the same time.

Professor Manji is pictured with colleagues from the British Academy at the British Institute

Cardiff Law Lecturer joins judging panel for African Monograph prize

17 July 2015

Professor Ambreena Manji invited by the African Studies Association UK (ASAUK).

Cardiff University students at away day

London Insurance Market welcomes Cardiff University students

8 July 2015

Students invited to a special student away day.

Calgary Alumni

First alumni events in Canada promote the creation of a regional alumni network

23 June 2015

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences alumni based in Canada holds first meetings.

Law School lends a hand with new social care website

4 June 2015

New, freely accessible website, launched as part of the nation-wide initiative, Foster Care Fortnight.

Cardiff Law lecturer speaks up for carers at Hay Festival talk

2 June 2015

A Cardiff Law School lecturer recently took to the stage at one of the world’s most important literature & arts events.

Professor Dan Wincott, Head of Law and Politics, Matthew W Burzun, US Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Professor Nora de Leeuw, Pro Vice-Chancellor, International & Europe

US Ambassador to the UK visits Cardiff University

20 May 2015

Matthew W Barzun, US Ambassador to the UK, was warmly welcomed to Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics.

Glamorgan Building exterior

Overhaul of Court of Protection media rules needed to prevent miscarriages of justice and improve transparency, new study finds

30 April 2015

A group of legal experts is calling for an overhaul of the rules governing the way in which the Court of Protection (CoP) works with the media in England and Wales, to improve transparency and help protect against miscarriages of justice.

Research by Cardiff Law School calls for greater transparency in Court of Protection

28 April 2015

Report recommends an overhaul in the way that the Court of Protection currently works with the media.

Cardiff Law School hosts prestigious Court of Faculties hearing

20 April 2015

Cardiff Law School was honoured to host a hearing of the Court of Faculties of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Tarandeep Ghatrora

Cardiff Law School student makes final of UK Legal Mind competition

17 March 2015

Tarandeep Ghatrora shortlisted for the Future Legal Mind competition 2015.

Professor Imelda Maher and Dr Rachel Cahill-O'Callaghan

Cardiff Law School Lecturer awarded Best Paper Prize

12 March 2015

Dr Rachel Cahill-O'Callaghan awarded the Society of Legal Scholars' annual Best Paper Prize.