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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.

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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.

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Lessons from piracy

5 March 2015

Counter-Piracy Governance Project to manage CGPCS website and archive.

Professor Doe with Pro-Vice Chancellor of Oxford University, the Revd Dr Ralph Waller.

Corpus Christi welcomes Cardiff Professor as Visiting Research Scholar

26 February 2015

Professor Norman Doe elected by the governing body of Corpus Christi College Oxford as a Visiting Research Scholar.

Professor Wincott, Lord Hope and Professor Khaliq

Lord Hope discusses the dilemmas of judging

13 February 2015

Former Deputy President of the Supreme Court presented a captivating lecture at Cardiff Law School.

‘Serious concern’ over cost of Court of Protection proceedings

3 February 2015

New research reveals high costs and significantly more cases in England than Wales.

Innocence Project

Making history in university innocence projects

9 December 2014

Cardiff Law School Innocence Project made history today, as the Court of Appeal announced its decision that Dwaine George’s conviction for murder was unsafe.

Law school international scholarship winners

Cardiff Law School awards £83,000 in scholarships to international students

31 October 2014

Over 20 international students attended a short ceremony hosted by the Law School and were presented with their International Scholarship Awards.

Cardiff Law researcher joins interdisciplinary team for crucial adoption study in Wales

31 October 2014

Dr Julie Doughty has teamed up with researchers in psychology, social sciences and policy from both Cardiff and Bristol University to promote successful adoption in Wales.

Dr Cahill-O'Callaghan

2014 SLS Best Paper Prize awarded to Cardiff Law researcher

16 October 2014

Dr Cahill-O'Callaghan’s paper, 'Reframing the Judicial Diversity Debate: Personal Values and Tacit Diversity', awarded the prestigious Best Paper Prize by the Society of Legal Scholars.

Cardiff Law School Professor awarded senior Oxford University degree

18 September 2014

Richard Lewis was awarded one of Oxford University’s most senior degrees.

English voters want hard line on Scotland

English voters want hard line on Scotland

20 August 2014

People in England want a hard line to be taken with Scotland, whatever the outcome of the independence referendum, according to research led by Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre.

collingwood collection

Collingwood Collection coup for Cardiff

23 July 2014

University to home unique archive materials worth more than £2M.

Published this month

10 July 2014

A round-up of Cardiff Law School staff publications for June 2014.

Prominent politics experts to discuss impact of the Scottish independence referendum on Wales at the Hay Festival

27 May 2014

Welsh and Scottish political academics discuss Scottish independence.