Professor Gerry McCormack, Professor Andrew Keay, Dr Sarah Brown and Judith Dahlgreen have been contracted by the European Commission to carry out a study on substantive insolvency law. The contract was awarded after a competitive tender process involving other high level rival bids.
On 10 and 11 March Professor Emeritus Clive Walker attended an international conference at the Universite Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne titled: “Freedom of Information, and Governmental Transparency in an Open Government era”.
Samantha Halliday has been awarded funding by the ESRC for a series of research and policy seminars to facilitate the founding of an interdisciplinary European research network investigating the legal, social and medical attitudes toward precedent autonomy within Europe and to develop a European strategy to enhance advance decision-making in all its forms.
- ‘Understanding Human Trafficking’ - 22 April 2015, 12:00 - 13:00 | Seminar | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
- Death in America: Life in Europe - 27 April 2015, 17:00-18:00 | Seminar | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
- Life as a UN special Rapporteur: Professor Surya P. Subedi, O.B.E. - 5 May 2015, 18:00-19:30 | Lecture
- From Contested Concept to Lived Experience: Researching Vulnerability - 6 May 2015, 16:00 - 18:00 | Seminar | Law and Social Justice Research Group
Student view - Rose Muraguri
Dirk van Zyl Smit, Professor of Comparative and International Penal Law at the University of Nottingham, will be guest speaker at the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies’ seminar on Monday 27 April.
His paper will contrast the different approaches to the death penalty and life imprisonment in the USA and Europe, focusing on the difficulties raised when offenders face extradition.
This free public lecture is open to all but online registration is required in advance via Eventbrite.
The School of Law fosters and promotes research in all major fields of legal study, recognising the growing internationalisation of research agendas.
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