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Law at Reading » News Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:39:51 +0000
  • Top Reading student rewarded by Theale legal firm
    A top law student at the University of Reading has been rewarded for her efforts with a prize from a Theale legal firm. Divorce solicitor, Tony Roe, personally presented his company’s prize to a student at the University of Reading in July. Felicia Oduntan, who has graduated with a first class honours degree in law, […]
  • Dr. Ruvi Ziegler marks World Refugee Day
    Dr. Ruvi Ziegler published a post marking World Refugee Day on the European Society of international Law Migration and Refugee Law Interest Group Blog, available here: High Time for a Fair Israeli Asylum Regime
  • Ruvi Ziegler NPR radio interview
    In his radio interview entitled From Israel To ISIS: How A Search For A Safe Haven Took A Wrong Turn, Ruvi Ziegler seeks to put the spotlight on a case where Israel’s treatment of Eritrean asylum seekers has indirectly lead to tragic consequences.
  • Reading Hosts University of Hertfordshire and Blackstone’s National Criminal Advocacy Competition 2015 Round 2
    From right to left: University of Leicester team (Robert Quartly and Sefki Bayram), Judge Johannah Cutts QC and University of Reading team (Mark Jenkins and David Tan)   On Wednesday 29th April 2015 the School of Law hosted the second round of the UH/Blackstone’s National Criminal Advocacy Competition against the University of Leicester. Finalist Mark […]
  • 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 […]

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