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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

Betsy Board and members of the Ukraine Project Cymru team

Double shortlisting success for Cardiff Pro Bono work

4 May 2023

Pro bono work carried out by students and staff at the School of Law and Politics has been honoured by a charity committed to enabling access to justice.

McAllister elected to UEFA Executive Committee

6 April 2023

Cardiff University Professor becomes first Welsh elected representative on European football’s governing body

Sunset in Houses Of Parliament - London

Writings of Aneurin Bevan offer lessons for contemporary politics

27 March 2023

Articles written for magazine Tribune delve deeper into politician’s views

The iconic Petronus Twin Towers in the evening, taken from KL Suira park

Head of School returns to Malaysia

16 March 2023

This March, Professor Warren Barr, Head of the School of Law and Politics, made a return visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to meet with the Law departments of our existing Malaysian partners and to also explore possibilities with new potential partners.

Latest election research shared with Japanese delegation

13 March 2023

A delegation from the Japanese embassy to the UK visited Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre to learn more about national identity and constitutional attitudes in the country

The Principles of Canon Law Common to the Churches of the Anglican Communion: Second Edition

1 March 2023

While each church in the Anglican Communion is autonomous and governed according to its own legal system, there are common principles of canon law.

Deaf education reform – Cardiff law academic makes recommendations

23 February 2023

A Cardiff law academic is carrying out research into the impact of sign language recognition and is exploring how a more joined up approach is required across the education sector.