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Events Archive - 2011

  • The European Union’s economic and social model – still viable in a global crisis?

    8 December 2011 — 9 December 2011, See programme for timings | Conference | Lecture Theatre LG.06, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    The conference will continue the critical reflection of tensions between economic and social integration within the EU and of new governance styles in the EU.

  • Trial by Jury and The State of Exception: Lessons in Anti-terrorism Law and Politics From Ireland and New Zealand

    7 December 2011, 5.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    This paper will examine the totemic nature of the ‘right’ to trial by jury and in particular will focus upon the nature of that right in the context of anti-terrorism.

  • Referendums and Europe: Filling the Democratic Gap / Professor Stephen Tierney (University of Edinburgh)

    29 November 2011, 5.00pm to 6.30pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    Guest Speaker: Professor Stephen Tierney - Discussant: Dr Murray Wesson - Chair: Professor Steve Wheatley

  • The Mixed Economy of Criminal Justice

    24 November 2011, 9.30am to 4.30pm | Seminar | School of Law, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    This seminar will focus on the issues arising from the third sector tendering for and operating core criminal justice services. It will explore the implications of this for the third sector ideologies and traditions as well as their structure, financial arrangements and management and accountability mechanisms. It will also consider how it will impact upon relationships between the third sector, criminal justice agencies and private sector providers.

  • Europeanisation/European integration theory for PhD researchers

    23 November 2011, 4.00pm to 5.30pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    Offering an overview of European studies, this seminar highlights political science research on the EU, giving examples how these can be used for PhD research.

  • The Business of Law in the Twenty-First Century

    16 November 2011, 6.30pm (followed by a drinks reception) | Conference | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds
    The event forms part of a series to celebrate the opening of the Liberty Building - the new home of the School of Law. It will provide an opportunity to engage with members of the School, including members of the Centre for Business Law and Practice, and members of the local profession.

  • Global Capital Markets and Regulatory Policy

    14 November 2011, 5:30pm (for 6.00pm) - 7.00pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Business Law and Practice
    Professor Justin O'Brien is the Director of the Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation in the Faculty of Law, University of South Wales. An expert in financial regulation and capital market governance, Professor O'Brien will be talking about regulatory policy and capital markets.

  • Sentencing Panel

    27 October 2011, 5.30pm - 7.00pm | Workshop | Moot Court Room, The Liberty Building

  • Creditors' Committees in Corporate Insolvency

    24 October 2011, 5.30 (for 6.00pm) - 7.00pm | Seminar | Room G32, The Liberty Building | Centre for Business Law and Practice
    Jason Harris is a senior lecturer in law at the University of Technology, Sydney where he teaches insolvency, company law and finance law. Jason is a visiting scholar at the School of Law this semester and will be talking about the role of creditors' committees in corporate insolvency.

  • Training to be a Barrister

    21 October 2011, 1.00pm - 2.00pm | Seminar | Moot Court Room, The Liberty Building

  • The EU and the Regulatory Challenges posed by New Technologies / Professor Han Somsen

    19 October 2011, 3.00pm - 4.30pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    Professor Han Somsen is the Vice-Dean of Tilburg Law School, Tilburg University, Netherlands, and a Professor at the Tilburg Institute for Law & Technology (TILT).

  • Open House

    12 October 2011, 1.00pm - 4.00pm | Workshop | Room G.32, The Liberty Building

  • Frank Dawtry Memorial Lecture 2011

    11 October 2011, 5.30pm (drinks and registration from 5.00pm) - 8.00pm | Seminar | Moot Court Room, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Trials of Loyalty: Ethnic Minority Police Officers as 'Outsiders' within a Greedy Institution. Professor Abby Petersen, Department of Sociology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • The Idea of Liberty

    7 October 2011, Time to be confirmed | Conference | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds
    Keynote Speaker: Keir Starmer QC, DPP. This event has been organised as part of The Liberty Building launch events.

  • Talk by Ronnie Teeman

    5 October 2011, 2.00pm - 3.00pm | Seminar | Moot Court Room, The Liberty Building
    Ronnie Teeman will discuss his work as a lawyer, focusing on his role in the trial of David Oluwale as well as his litigation work with sports personalities.

  • Law and Experimentalism

    30 September 2011, 9.30am - 5.00pm | Workshop | LT 06, The Liberty Building
    The workshop explores the transformations of judicial role in Europe and the role of new experimentalist remedies in the enforcement of rights.

  • Human Rights in the Digital Era

    16 September 2011 | Conference | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds
    Keynote Speakers: Professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, University of Oxford and Professor Andrew Murray, LondonSchool of Economics

  • Penal Reform and Service Provision

    13 September 2011, 9.30am to 4.30pm | Seminar | University of Birmingham | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    The Seminar is the third in the ESRC funded seminar series on the Third Sector in Criminal Justice. It will consider the issues raised by the third sector's dual role in campaigning and penal reform and in service provision and will explore the issues and tensions raised by TSOs providing core criminal justice services.

  • Responding to Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour

    13 July 2011, 11.00am to 3.15pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    This event will consider research, policy and practice in responding to crime and anti-social behaviour in the new policy context - notably in the light of public sector cuts and the Coalition Government's recent ASB consultation paper.

  • Mentoring in Criminal Justice

    12 July 2011, 9.30am to 4.30pm | Conference | School of Law, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    The conference provides a forum to debate the contribution that mentoring might make at different stages of the criminal justice process and to the Government's 'Big Society' agenda.

  • Volunteering in Criminal Justice

    28 June 2011, 9.00am to 4.00pm | Seminar | Keele University | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    The Seminar is the second in the ESRC funded seminar series on the Third Sector in Criminal Justice.

  • EU Industrial Relations Beyond Viking/Laval

    1 June 2011, 3.00pm to 4.30pm | Workshop | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    In 2007, the European Court of Justice stated that trade union activities might infringe EU law (cases Laval, Viking). This seminar assesses practical impacts on industrial relations within and beyond the EU.

  • Barely (Il)legal: The Problematic Definition of "Child" Pornography

    25 May 2011, 12.30pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Speaker: Dr Jonathan Clough, Monash University. This paper considers the legal consequences surrounding the meaning of ‘child’ in the context of child exploitation offences, and seeks to find an appropriate balance between protecting children from harm and legitimate sexual expression.

  • Policing Against Terror

    11 May 2011, 3.00pm | Seminar | Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Speaker: Professor Tom Tyler, New York University Tom Tyler teaches in the Psychology Department and the Law School at New York University. He earned his B.A. in Psychology from Columbia University and his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from UCLA.

  • Pathological Tendencies in Public Law Scholarship

    9 May 2011, 5.00pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds
    Speaker: Professor Martin Loughlin (LSE) Commentators: Dr Jen Hendry (Leeds) and Associate Professor Dr John Snape (Warwick)

  • Launching 'EU Non-Discrimination Law and Intersectionality'

    4 May 2011, 5.00pm to 7.00pm | Seminar | Seminar Room 1.12, School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    The launch offers an opportunity to discuss with some of the authors, to learn about some deliberations that informed the project, to browse books, and to acquire them at a reduced price.

  • Annual Lecture 2011: Should UK Prisoners Vote? An American Perspective

    3 May 2011, 5.00pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds, Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Centre for Criminal Justice Studies Annual Lecture 2011 being delivered by Professor Jonathan Simon, University of California, Berkeley & Leverhulme Visiting Fellow Edinburgh University

  • Symposium on Confiscation of Criminal Assets

    8 April 2011, 09:30 - 17:15 (followed by wine reception) | Conference | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    This event, sponsored by the Modern Law Review, will provide an opportunity for stimulating discussion with invited speakers and invited guests (approx. 50 in total). The purpose is an exchange of views between academics, policymakers and practitioners.

  • ONS Wellbeing Consultation: University of Leeds

    4 April 2011, 6.00 pm | Conference | Room LG.06, School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Part of the Office for National Statistics consultation on measuring national wellbeing.

  • Comparative and European law methods workshop

    23 March 2011, 4.00pm to 6.00pm | Seminar | Seminar Room 1.09, School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    This workshop aims to introduce comparative methods in EU law from interdisciplinary perspectives. Researchers from post and pre PhD stages will present work in progress.

  • The New Political Economy of Private Security

    22 March 2011, 5.00pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Part of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies seminar series to be delivered by Dr Adam White, University of York.

  • Debt capital markets and funding a UK plc

    21 March 2011, 5.30pm (for 6.00pm) to 7.00pm | Seminar | Room G.33, School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Business Law and Practice
    Nick Dahlgreen is the Group Treasurer of a Yorkshire based FTSE 250 company IPF plc which provides consumer finance in emerging markets in central Europe and Mexico. Mr Dahlgreen will speak on the commercial challenges presented by the credit crunch of 2007-9 and describe the process and relationships involved in a successful re-financing of a plc.

  • Building Sustainable Societies Master Class Series

    16 March 2011, 6.30pm to 7.30pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves, our families and friends, and live in secure and supportive communities, locally and globally.

  • Ordering Things: Thinking Sociologically About The Consumption of Security

    15 March 2011, 5.00pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds
    Part of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies seminar series to be delivered by Professor Ian Loader, Oxford University.

  • Changes in financial services regulatory architecture

    9 March 2011, 5:30pm (for 6:00pm) to 7:00pm | Seminar | Room G.32, School of Law, The Liberty Building | Centre for Business Law and Practice
    Professor Eva Lomnicka holds a chair at Kings College, London. She will speak on financial regulatory reform with particular reference to the creation of the Consumer Protection and Markets Authority.

  • Postcolonial Approaches to European Law

    9 March 2011, 2:00pm | Seminar | Room 1.09, School of Law, The Liberty Building | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    As the EU consists of former colonial powers, postcolonial approaches to European integration are much needed. Professor Patricia Tuitt (Birbeck, London) introduces these approaches, and Professor Dora Kostakopoulou (Manchester) will comment.

  • UK Insolvency Law Reform: Former British Colonies

    23 February 2011, 5:30pm (for 6:00pm) to 7:00pm | Seminar | Room G.33, School of Law, The Liberty Building | Centre for Business Law and Practice
    Professor David Burdette holds a chair at the School of Law, Nottingham Trent University. He will speak on the impact UK insolvency law has had on law reform in former British colonies

  • Carrots and Sticks: Regulating the Behaviour of Problem Drug Users Through Welfare Reform

    22 February 2011, 5.00pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Part of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies seminar series to be delivered by Dr Emma Wincup, University of Leeds.

  • Equality – A New Legal Framework

    16 February 2011, 2.00pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    Based on his new book, Professor Sir Bob Hepple (Chair of the Equal RightsTrust/ Cambridge University) will evaluate the accomplishment and shortcomings of the Equality Act against the background of years of national and international research and reflection, to which he has contributed considerably.

  • The Third Sector and Criminal Justice - A Critical Relationship

    10 February 2011, 9.30am | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    The first of six ESRC seminars on the involvement of the voluntary sector in criminal justice.

  • “New Terrorism” and Crime Prevention Initiatives Involving Muslim Young People in the UK

    8 February 2011, 5.00pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Dr Spalek, Birmingham University, draws upon a recently completed research exploring engagement and partnership work between Muslim communities and the police within the context of 'new terrorism'.

  • Financial Crisis: EU Response to Law Reform

    2 February 2011, 5:30pm (for 6:00pm) to 7:00pm | Seminar | Room G.33, School of Law, The Liberty Building | Centre for Business Law and Practice
    Professor Eilis Ferran holds a chair in Company and Securities Law at the University of Cambridge. She will speak on financial crisis and legal reform, with specific reference to the European Union.

  • The EU and Fundamental Rights

    2 February 2011, 5.00pm - 6.00pm | Seminar | Lecture Theatre LG.06, The Liberty Building
    Seminar on the EU's approach to fundamental rights.

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