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Law at Reading » News Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:43:17 +0000
  • Partnership Development with Thammasat University
    Professor Susan Breau, Dr Starvoula Karapapa and Dr Andrea Miglionico met with Professor Narong Jaiharn, Dean of Thammasat University and other key Thammasat University staff this week, in order to strengthen our existing relations and to build on the partnership between the University of Reading and Thammasat University. We were very pleased to welcome Dr […]
  • Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne’s new book published by OUP
    Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne’s new book, Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict, was published on 24 March 2016 in the series Oxford Monographs in International Humanitarian and Criminal Law. Addressing a complex and highly topical issue in international humanitarian law, this is the first book length treatment of the extent to which international law regulates detention in […]
  • Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne awarded international prize for his new book
    Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne has been awarded the American Society of International Law’s prestigious Francis Lieber Prize for 2016 for his monograph entitled Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict, published recently by Oxford University Press. The prize is awarded annually for the best book in the field of international law and armed conflict.
  • Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne co-authors written evidence on drones for the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights
    Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne has co-authored evidence for the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights to assist it in its consideration of the use of armed drones. The evidence was written with Professor Dapo Akande from Oxford, Professor Christof Heyns, UN Special Rapporteur for Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, and Thompson Chengeta of Midlands State University […]
  • Telders International Law Mooting Competition
    On Saturday 12 March 2016, the Reading team competed in the UK National Round of the prestigious Telders International Law Moot Competition, which was hosted at the University of Sheffield. 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. […]
  • Law School hosts a delegation from Sultan Qaboos Univeristy
    Following on from Susan Breau’s visit to Oman, the Law School was delighted to host a delegation from Sultan Qaboos Univeristy on Monday this week. The Delegation included Dr Rashid Al Balushi (Assistant Dean and Prof of Criminal Law, Sultan Qabous University), Dr.Iman AlBusaidi (Deputy Director, Sultan Qabous Cultural Centre) and Salahaddin Al Saadi (Assistant Director, […]
  • Visit to the College of Law at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
    Susan Breau, Head of the School of Law, visited the College of Law at Sultan Qaboos University recently.  Ways to develop academic and research ties between the two institutions were discussed.  Members of the College of Law at SQU were interested to hear about the Pro Bono projects and other opportunities for law students in […]
  • Successful challenge of the ‘doctrine of joint enterprise’ in UK Supreme Court
    Today the Supreme Court and the Privy Council reversed 30 years of English case law and effectively abolished the doctrine of ‘joint enterprise’ in murder cases. Dr Beatrice Krebs, a lecturer at the University of Reading’s School of Law, had previously argued in two articles, cited to the Court by the appellants, that the Privy […]
  • University of Reading hosts a delegation of journalists from Russia
    On 12 January 2016 the University of Reading hosted four Russian journalists as part of the Press Tour organised by the British Council Russia, an initiative aimed at promoting awareness and developing a greater understanding of UK education amongst Russian students and their parents. The journalists represented the leading travel, business and general interest portfolio […]
  • Dr Ruvi Ziegler: Between ‘Voluntary’ Departure to an Undisclosed Third State and Indefinite Detention
    This item was published on the University of Oxford Border Criminologies Blog on 9 December 2015. University of Oxford Border Criminologies Blog

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