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Porvoo Communion explored by new canon law network

16 October 2023

A new network for canon law scholars met for the first time this October to discuss the laws of the Porvoo Communion.

Cynthia Lee (LLB 2015, PgDip 2017) / Laila Rashid (LLB 2009) / Eleanor Humphrey (LLB 2014)

30 (ish) Awards recognise law students in annual celebration

10 October 2023

Three socially conscious former law students have been recognised at this year’s alumni community celebration – the 30 (ish) Awards.

Dr Mariam Kamunyu

Africa Dean Welcomes British Academy International Fellow

10 October 2023

A feminist human rights lawyer and gender equality expert will join the School of Law and Politics this October as a British Academy International Fellow.

New evidence uncovered in Northern Ireland Troubles book by IR academic

2 October 2023

Secret talks between the British Army, the IRA, and loyalist paramilitary groups were discovered by a Cardiff academic whilst researching his new account of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Student uses a laptop during a lecture.

Higher education institutions vulnerable to money laundering, research finds

7 September 2023

Current UK legislation needs strengthening to protect staff and students, study concludes

Joshua Xerri

Welsh heritage makes history in North Carolina

6 September 2023

A Cardiff law graduate recently brought the green, green grass of home to the USA when qualifying to become a lawyer.

Sharon Thompson, pictured here centre, with Sinead Maloney and Roberta Bassi, general manager and publisher at Bloomsbury.

Double prize recognition for feminist legal historian

22 August 2023

A Cardiff academic has been awarded 2 major book prizes for her work highlighting a mid-twentieth century pressure group who fought for equal partnership in marriage.

Legal aid unpacked – new book shares first census findings

21 August 2023

The effects of austerity and how they have contributed to a legal aid crisis are explored in a new book which brings together the thoughts of thousands of legal professionals.

Video: Aneurin Bevan in his own words

28 July 2023

Senedd Book launch for Nye Davies now available on Youtube

Global agents attend law skills showcase

27 July 2023

Earlier this year, Cardiff University’s International Office organised a 3-day conference for their global agents.

Shahista Begum

Serving her community

20 July 2023

Postgraduate student adds LLM to dentistry and medical career

Countryside communities explored in new access to justice collection

10 July 2023

The experiences of countryside communities are often overlooked within legal scholarship but a new collection of global perspectives on access to justice in rural areas gives greater prominence to the subject.

Betsy Board / Joshua Gibson

Global law firm offer prestigious placements following awards final

4 July 2023

Two second year law students have been offered placements at a global law firm specialising in insurance, transport, energy, infrastructure, and trade & commodities.

WGC Research Conference proves a hit with academics

3 July 2023

Inaugural annual event showcases centre’s research themes

Remorse and responsibility in the criminal justice system

21 June 2023

A new book exploring expressions of remorse and the acceptance of responsibility by defendants has been published by a Cardiff law Professor.

School of Law and Politics to host prestigious UN fellowship programme

13 June 2023

The School of Law and Politics has been named as a host school for a prestigious United Nations ocean affairs and law of the sea fellowship programme.

A photo of a Welsh town and hills in the background with wind turbines

An equal and just transition to Net Zero in Wales

7 June 2023

A report by Cardiff University academics shows that urgent action is needed to ensure a just transition to Net Zero in Wales.

Hay Festival

University experts inform and inspire at Hay Festival 2023

26 May 2023

The Cardiff Series returns to Hay-on-Wye

Ministry of Justice report explores pandemic legal advice

24 May 2023

The Ministry of Justice has commissioned academics from the School of Law and Politics to carry out the first investigation of blended legal advice, a service which was developed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Video: Brexit and the Union, Tensions and Challenges

5 May 2023

Leading academics deliver presentation in Catalonia