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This news digest is a summary of the latest items on our blog.

News – Law at Reading Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:26:47 +0000
  • Ruvi Ziegler speaks on moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem
    Dr Ruvi Ziegler participated in a debate organised by The Pinsker Centre in London on moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. You can hear his contribution here.
  • Client Interviewing Competition – National Training Day
    On Saturday 27th January, the winners of our internal Client Interviewing Competition (Zeina Albuainain and Maya Altunsi) and the two runners-up (Edith Scott and Georgios Kollias) attended the National Training Day organised by the national Client Interviewing Competition at the University of Law, Bloomsbury. They all conducted a practice interview with a ‘client’, and received valuable […]
  • Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne awarded the Paul Reuter Prize
    Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne, of the School of Law, has been awarded the 11th Paul Reuter Prize by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), for his book , Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict (Oxford University Press, 2016). The Paul Reuter Prize is awarded by the ICRC every three years to a major work in […]
  • Prestigious ‘best early career paper’ output prize award for 2017
    Dr Despoina Mantzari was awarded the prestigious ‘best early career paper’ output prize (sponsored by Edward Elgar) at the UK IVR (International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy) Annual Conference on Law, Rationality and the Market that took place between 16 and 17 November 2017 at Sheffield Law School. The award related to […]
  • Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne presents to international judges
    In September 2017, Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne participated in a two-day retreat of the judges of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers, held in Nuremberg. As part of this, Dr Hill-Cawthorne gave a presentation on particular aspects of international criminal law with a particular focus on the jurisdiction of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers, which were created in 2015 […]
  • Celebrating 40 years of Reading Law graduates
    On the evening of Thursday 7 September over 90 Reading alumni, guests, staff and student representatives met to celebrate 40 years of Reading law graduates. The alumni present included eight of the first graduates, all of whom successfully entered one or other branch of the legal profession. Alumni ranged from the 1977 graduates to those […]
  • Chris Newdick appointed to the Committee of Public Inquiry into NHS Wales on Individual Patient Funding Requests
    Chris Newdick was appointed by the Welsh government to be a member of a six-person Committee of Public Inquiry into NHS Wales on Individual Patient Funding Requests for medicines and other treatments not routinely purchased by the NHS. The report and the evidence it received were published in January 2017. In March 2017, the Welsh government accepted […]
  • Professor James Green wins ESIL book prize
    Professor James A. Green has been awarded the European Society of International Law Book Prize 2017 for his monograph The Persistent Objector Rule in International Law (Oxford University Press, 2016). This prestigious prize is awarded to the best book published in the preceding year on any topic of international law.  James received the award in […]
  • Ruvi Ziegler comments on Israel’s new immigration rules
    The Israeli Interior Ministry says the new immigration rules are intended to benefit the migrants and asylum seekers, whom the government refers to as illegal infiltrators. However, Ruvi Ziegler, Associate Professor of International Law at the Reading University says it is a calculated plan to make people understand that they are not welcome. Listen to […]
  • The Rights of EU27 citizens in the UK and UK citizens in the EU27: A response to Theresa May’s ‘fair and serious’ offer
    Dr Ruvi Ziegler and Dr Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos, Brunel Law School co-authored a report setting out the case for unilateral guarantees rather than recicprocal agreements to secure the rights of EU27 citizens in the UK and UK citizens in the EU. See here for more details + downloadable report.

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