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Law at Reading » News Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:30:05 +0000
  • Advising the Vice-Chancellor: Research & Writing Skills Competition Winner 2015
    First year student Daniel Bull this year’s winner of the Research & Writing Skills (RWS) oral competition. Students on the RWS module are presented with a problem scenario revolving around the construction of a new hall of residence on campus and are asked to advise the client (the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Sir David Bell) on Contract […]
  • Dr. Ruvi Ziegler at the Oxford Union Society
    Dr. Ruvi Ziegler gave a paper speech at a Public Debate hosted by the Oxford Union Society Oxford on 5th March 2015 on the motion ‘This House Believes that the Right to Free Speech Always Includes the Right to Offend‘. Other speakers included Shami Chakrabarti, Director of Liberty, Peter Hitchens, Mail on Sunday journalist, and […]
  • Telders International Law Mooting Competition
    On Saturday 7 March 2015, the UK National Round of the prestigious Telders International Law Moot Competition was hosted at the University of Reading. The UK round involves teams from across the country competing for a chance to take part in the International Finals in The Hague in April. Telders is an external mooting competition […]
  • Reading Reach the Semi-Finals of the 14th International Law School Mediation Tournament
    by final year student Venus Masiha (team included Ali Alahmad and Domas Kudzma) The first two days of the competition were training sessions. We were given very informative and well executed training during these days that helped us to understand the process of mediation further. The competition officially started on the third day. The first […]
  • REF 2014: Law at Reading is a major centre of research power and intensity
    The School of Law at the University of Reading was identified as one of the UK’s top 10 research-intensive Law Schools by REF 2014, reflecting the volume and concentration of internationally-excellent research conducted across the whole of the School (THES, 01/01/2015). We were also ranked 25th in the country by the REF 2014 process for […]
  • Reading at the National Student Law Society Annual Moot 2014
    by second year student Simerjit Reyat.   Mooting has been the most rewarding experience I have undertaken while studying law at the University of Reading. Mooting is not only the closest experience any law student can get to truly appearing in an appeal court, but it also encourages personal enrichment through the development of various […]
  • ELSA Human Rights Internal Mooting Competition
                by final year student Pauline Mutuc. During week 10 of the autumn term (3rd December 2014) the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) at Reading held the finals for its first annual Human Rights Mooting Competition (HMRC). The competition was fierce, resulting in a two-point difference between the finalists. The […]
  • REF: Law at Reading is a major centre of research power
    The School of Law at the University of Reading was ranked 25th in the country by the REF 2014 process for its excellent and concentrated research strength, with 70% of research activity being adjudged to be of world-leading or internationally excellent (3* and 4*) quality. In particular, the REF recognised that Law at Reading constitutes […]
  • ‘Second Strike and You are (Finally) out? The Quashing of the Prevention of Infiltration Law
    ‘Second Strike and You are (Finally) out? The Quashing of the Prevention of Infiltration Law (Amendment No. 4)’ http://migreflaw.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/publication-the-israeli-supreme-courts-decision-on-detention-of-asylum-seekers/ In this post, Ruvi Ziegler offers critical reflections on the Israeli Supreme Court’s judgment from 22 September on detention of asylum seekers.
  • Foxhill Lawyers Walk Around Reading
    On Monday 22nd September the Foxhill Lawyers team represented the School of Law on the Reading Legal Walk. The team was joined by representatives from many of the local legal firms on the 6 mile walk around Reading which took place in order to raise funds for the London Legal support Trust which supports free […]

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