News and Events
This news digest is a summary of the latest items on our blog.
Law at Reading » News Wed, 04 Dec 2013 16:31:27 +0000
Latest analysis of the proposed Israeli legislation regarding detention of asylum seekers
Ruvi Ziegler’s latest analysis of the proposed Israeli legislation regarding detention of asylum seekers. It appeared on the European Society of International Law Interest Group on Migration and Refugee Law Blog (http://migreflaw.wordpress.com/2013/12/04/the-prevention-of-infiltration-amendment-no-4-bill-a-malevolent-response-to-the-israeli-supreme-court-judgment/
Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne and Ruvi Ziegler presented a paper entitled ‘Military Objective’
Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne and Ruvi Ziegler presented a paper entitled ‘Military Objective’ in Non-International Armed Conflicts: Incorporating Post-Conflict Considerations’ at the 8th Minerva/ICRC international Conference: ‘Military Objectives and Objects of War: An Uneasy Relationship’, held in Jerusalem, Israel on 24-25 November 2013. Conference programme: http://www.kas.de/wf/doc/kas_11332-1442-1-30.pdf?131122101857
Health and Safety regulation: ‘Red tape’ or ‘thin blue line’?
Wednesday 4 December 2013 Health and Safety regulation: ‘Red tape’ or ‘thin blue line’? Professor Paul Almond, School of Law Health and safety regulation has never had a higher or more unfavourable public profile than it does now, with newspapers printing stories of ‘health and safety gone mad’, and politicians arguing for ‘red tape’ to […]
Paul Almond appeared on BBC WM (West Midlands)
Paul Almond appeared on BBC WM (West Midlands) to talk about “health and safety gone mad” and a recent “case” highlighted in the Daily Mail “newspaper” (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2509070/Hitler-didnt-stop-health-safety-says-Navy-hero.html), 18/11/2013. The link to the radio show is here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01ksw4r (at 33.20).
READING STUDENTS GIVE LEGAL ADVICE ON SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
Seven Students from Reading University Law School have just qualified as helpline advisers to parents with special educational needs problems on a training course run at the university by IPSEA (Independent Parental Special Education Advice). They are the first students at the Law School to have successfully undertaken this demanding training course which covers all […]
School Director of Pro Bono speaks at CLEO (Clinical Legal Education Organisation) Workshop
On 16th November Dr Nick Roberts, School Director of Enterprise/Pro Bono, attended a CLEO workshop in Portsmouth University, as an invited speaker on a panel addressing Law Schools working with Citizens’ Advice Bureaux. It was a valuable opportunity to share experiences of this and other Pro Bono projects. From conversations with other delegates it was […]
New Visiting Fellow nominated:
The School of Law is delighted to announce that Tony Roe has been recognised as Visiting Fellow in Family Law. Principal of Tony Roe Solicitors, Tony has provided support and advice to our students for a number of years, through both specialist sessions on family law in action and practical advice on a career in […]
Law Careers Fair
The University of Reading was delighted to welcome a range of local and national law firms, educational institutions and information providers to the Law Careers Fair 2013. The event was a great success – with almost 300 student attendees visiting the 24 exhibitors. Samantha Hope, Graduate Recruitment Manager at Shoosmiths commented: “Shoosmiths always enjoys the […]
Workshop: How to Write a Proposal for PhD and Funding
Workshop: How to Write a Proposal for PhD and Funding Applications Tuesday, 10 December , 10am-1pm The School of Law at the University of Reading is hosting a workshop designed to assist prospective Law School PhD applicants in writing research proposals for entry to doctoral programmes and for studentship funding. This is a small group […]
Blog Post: Should Britain Ban the Veil?
Dr Amy Codling published a post on the University of Reading’s research Blog called The Forum discussing the findings from her doctoral thesis, which she successfully defended last year. Her post is available at: https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/the-forum/2013/10/30/off-with-their-headscarves-should-britain-ban-the-veil/
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