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Law at Reading » News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:04:35 +0000
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
Professor Sandy Ghandhi was cited in a Judgment of the New Zealand Supreme Court
Professor Sandy Ghandhi was cited in a Judgment of the New Zealand Supreme Court, Y(SC 40/2013) v. The Queen  NZSC 24, Judgment dated 3 April 2014
Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne writes with Dapo Akande from Oxford
Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne writes with Dapo Akande from Oxford on the very recent High Court judgment regarding the legality of detentions by the UK in Afghanistan. http://www.ejiltalk.org/does-ihl-provide-a-legal-basis-for-detention-in-non-international-armed-conflicts/
The CCLFR, Univeristy of Reading, Tsinghua Univeristy and Renmin University Collaborate on the first Sino-UK Conference on Corporate Law in Beijing.
The First Annual Sino – UK Conference on Corporate Law in Beijing on 19 April was a great success. The conference addressed issues in corporate law and in particular topics on the structure of an M&A deal, the issues in relation to the takeover rules, as well as issues in relation to the competition assessment […]
Professor Paul Almond was featured on BBC Radio 4′s The Today programm
Professor Paul Almond was featured on BBC Radio 4′s The Today programme, as well as on BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 5Live, and BBC Berkshire on the 19th and 20th of April, discussing health and safety policy and a news story (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27084474) about the Government’s instruction to Local Authorities on regulatory decision-making. Paul’s research, including […]
Professor Chris Hilson acted as an expert witness for Friends of the Earth Scotland
Professor Chris Hilson acted as an expert witness for Friends of the Earth Scotland at a Public Inquiry into Unconventional Gas (Coal Bed Methane) at Airth, Scotland, 28-31 March 2014. His evidence related to statutory climate change duties and also regulatory gaps. Links to media coverage http://www.blog.foe-scotland.org.uk/index.php/2014/03/inquiry-day-9-defunct-companies-carbon-budgets-and-planning-for-the-climate/#more-1094 http://www.falkirkherald.co.uk/news/local-news/dart-inquiry-expert-warns-of-climate-change-1-3357475 http://www.falkirkherald.co.uk/news/local-news/dart-inquiry-rules-will-be-strictly-followed-1-3359626
Advising the Vice-Chancellor: Research & Writing Skills Competition Winner 2014
First year student Aleksandra Ganeva is this year’s winner of the Research & Writing Skills (RWS) 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) of the […]
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