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Law at Reading » News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:35:06 +0000
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/ “
Congratulations to our 2014 summer graduates
Friday 11th July saw graduation for our final year undergraduate students, with many family members and friends in attendance to join in the celebrations. There were two ceremonies at the historic London Road campus and Great Hall, followed by a year photo back at Foxhill and a reception in the Palmer Building. Sir Keir Starmer […]
Prize for the best performance in Intellectual Property Law
This year, Cleveland will sponsor the prize for the best performance in Intellectual Property Law. Cleveland is a firm of intellectual property experts, with offices at London and Reading.
Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne and Mads Andenas, the UN Special Rapporteur on Arbitrary Detention
Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne and Mads Andenas, the UN Special Rapporteur on Arbitrary Detention, co-author submission to the UN Human Rights Committee. The submission, together with others, can be found at http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CCPR/Pages/DGCArticle9.aspx
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