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Law at Reading » News Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:27:48 +0000
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. […]
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 […]
Independence Referendums: Who Should Vote and Who Should be Offered Citizenship?
Just over a week before the Scottish independence referendum, Ruvi Ziegler has published a paper (co-edited with Jo Shaw and Rainer Bauböck) entitled: Independence Referendums: Who Should Vote and Who Should be Offered Citizenship? (EUI Working Paper RSCAS 2014/90). The publication can be freely downloaded at: http://eudo-citizenship.eu/images/docs/RSCAS_2014_90.pdf. In this EUDO CITIZENSHIP Forum Debate, several authors […]
Ruvi Ziegler writes on the latest prisoner voting judgment of the European Court of Human Rights
Ruvi Ziegler writes on the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog about the latest prisoner voting judgment of the European Court of Human Rights, reflecting on the rule of law implications of the UK’s continuous breach of its convention obligations. Link: http://ohrh.law.ox.ac.uk/uk-vs-ecthr-the-prisoner-voting-saga-continues/
Global Law at Reading (GLAR)
The law school has just launched Global Law at Reading (GLAR), a major new teaching and research hub for law staff and students working in public international law, EU law and human rights. The GLAR website has recently been developed and is now live: www.reading.ac.uk/globallaw This provides up-to-date information on GLAR, including news and events, […]
Nora Honkala writes on the criminalisation of forced marriage and asylum seeker women fleeing forced marriages
Nora Honkala writes on the criminalisation of forced marriage and asylum seeker women fleeing forced marriages at http://inherentlyhuman.wordpress.com/2014/07/14/as-forced-marriage-gets-criminalised-in-the-uk-what-then-of-asylum-seeker-women-fleeing-forced-marriages/ “
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