Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Law

Events Archive - 2012

  • How to Publish in Peer-Reviewed Academic Journals?

    11 December 2012, 12.00pm to 1.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Professor Adam Crawford will be talking about how to get published in peer-reviewed academic journals.

  • Knowing what we know now: International crimes in historical perspective

    10 December 2012, 5.00pm - 6.15pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    In the last CCJS Public Seminar of 2012 Professor Willem de Haan (Free University of Amsterdam) will consider international crimes in historical perspective, and ask whether criminologists and lawyers are guilty of ‘senseless anachronism’ when they use contemporary concepts to describe, explain or judge historical events.

  • EU Non-Discrimination Law and Policy - A Future Mandate?

    5 December 2012, 3.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, University of Leeds, The Liberty Building | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    EU non-discrimination law is coming of age. It has inspired a number of non-legal actions and attracted Commission funding for a number of experts.

  • European Studies Between Law and Sociology

    5 December 2012, 9.30am to 1.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    The seminar offers a forum for presenting mixed disciplinary approaches, with the opportunity to discuss, receive feedback and publish blogs, posters or full papers online.

  • Humanitarian Crises and International Law

    23 November 2012, 11.30am to 6.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    This roundtable discussion brings together scholars from law, politics and criminology to explore the challenges posed by ‘non-sovereign spaces’ to the international community, and for its agenda of protecting civilians, preventing human rights violations, and promoting security and justice in such spaces with de facto regimes. Professor William Schabas (Middlesex) will lead the discussion and will be seconded by renowned experts and scholars in the field.

  • The Long-Term Impact of Probation Supervision

    12 November 2012, 5.30pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies

  • Future of the Criminal Courts: Magistrates Courts and the Auld Report

    6 November 2012, 5.30pm to 7.15pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds
    On Tuesday 6th November the School of Law will be hosting one of the 2012 series of Hamlyn lectures to be delivered by the Rt Hon Jack Straw, MP.

  • Europeanisation and European Integration Theory and Legal Research Projects

    31 October 2012, 4.00pm to 8.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    The seminar gives an overview of the interdisciplinary character of European studies and then focuses on political science approaches to European integration and Europeanisation.

  • Diary of A Young Black Lawyer

    31 October 2012, 4.00pm to 6.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds
    MaameYaa Boakye is an associate at Allen & Overy in the Investment Funds group. She has experience advising investment funds and institutional investors on fund establishments, contractual matters and related agreements. She will talk about her experiences as a law student, trainee and practising lawyer.

  • License: Convict Early Release Schemes – What Use Were They?

    22 October 2012, 5.00pm to 6.15pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    With Guest Speaker Barry Godfrey

  • Security and Justice Launch Workshop

    11 October 2012 — 12 October 2012, 9.30am - to 5.30pm | Workshop | Cookridge Suite, Weetwood Hall
    A workshop has been organised for 11-12 October to mark the launch of the Security and Justice Research Group and the Postgraduate Network.

  • The Constitutionalization of the European Court of Human Rights, and ‘Pilot Judgements

    3 October 2012, 4.00pm to 6.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    This paper, however, focuses on a promise: a possibility for the European Court of Human Rights to abandon once and for all the fiction of it being merely a sort of super-appellate court which scrutinizes individual decisions rather than laws in Member States of CoE.

  • Constitutionalism and the Enlargement of Europe

    26 September 2012, 4.00pm to 6.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    In this lecture, Professor Sadurski will show that the enlargement (first, prospective, and then, actual) has been an important agenda-setter for the constitutionalization of the EU, in particular, for openly placing the issue of fundamental rights on the EU agenda as a legitimate (indeed, indispensable) matter of concern for the EU.

  • Post-crisis Trajectories of European Corporate Governance

    21 September 2012, 8.30am to 6.00pm | Workshop | School of Law, University of Leeds | Centre for Business Law and Practice
    The workshop’s focus reflects the general idea that the current economic crisis may have signalled a national, regional and global need for a reassessment of economic regulation and structure more generally.

  • Forensic Evidence Symposium

    23 July 2012, 9:00am to 6:00pm | Seminar | Moot Court Room, The Liberty Building | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    A one-day symposium at Leeds University, with leading international experts from forensic science, law and cognate disciplines.

  • Responding to Anti-Social Behaviour

    19 July 2012, 10:15am to 4:45pm | Seminar | Church House, Westminster, London | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Event to launch the publication of new research findings into Anti-Social Behaviour Interventions with young people, funded by the Nuffield Foundation. The Government's recently published White Paper on Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour will be discussed and debated.

  • Black Experiences of Policing in the EU

    19 July 2012, 5:00pm to 8:00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The University of Leeds
    This event will bring together individuals from a variety of EU member states and Switzerland to speak on the specific issue of whether and how colour impacts upon the experience of being policed in their country. The seminar is aimed at lawyers, academics, policy makers, judges, police and community activists seeking to learn about the situation abroad and how it compares to the situation in Britain.

  • Criminal Justice postgraduate research conference

    11 July 2012, 9:30am to 5:15pm | Conference | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Centre for Criminal Justice Studies postgraduate conference. Day conference including presentations by research students on a range of themes and a talk by special guest Emeritus Professor Robert Reiner.

  • Between Market and the State

    5 July 2012, 5.30pm to 6.30pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds
    Paper presentation: Between the Market and the State: Ethical Governance and Hybrid Values in Higher Education

  • Trust and Co-operation in Criminal Justice

    3 July 2012, 9.00am to 6.00pm | Conference | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    This one day conference brings together research from different areas of trust and cooperation within the criminal justice system. Key note speakers are Professor Mike Hough, (Birkbeck, University of London, chaired by Professor Betsy Stanko) and Professor Paul Roberts (University of Nottingham). The conference will be followed by a wine reception and the launch of Routledge’s new book: 'Just Authority? Trust in the Police in England and Wales', by Jonathan Jackson, Ben Bradford, Betsy Stanko and Katrin Hohl.

  • Private Sector Involvement in Criminal Justice

    27 June 2012, 9.30am to 4.30pm | Conference | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    This timely conference will have a clear policy focus and draw together policy makers and representatives of private, statutory and voluntary sector organisations.

  • Big Society / Good Society Round Table

    21 June 2012, 2.30pm to 6.00pm | Seminar | Great Hall, University of Leeds
    This is a cross-university initiative bringing together and co-hosted by the Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law, the Leeds Social Science Institute and the Bauman Institute.

  • Comparativism From Legal and Sociological Perspectives

    20 June 2012, 4.15pm to 7.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    This seminar introduces Comparativism with two speakers (Professor Dagmar Schiek and Professor Susanne Karstedt) who are experienced researchers in comparative studies from different disciplines.

  • Towards a New Agenda for the Third Sector and Criminal Justice

    14 June 2012, 9.15am to 4.30pm | Seminar | University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    This is the sixth seminar in the ESRC Research Seminar Series: The Third Sector in Criminal Justice

  • Public Policing and Private Security Workshop

    14 June 2012 — 15 June 2012, 8:00am - 5:00pm | Workshop | Room 2.46 The Liberty Building, School of Law, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    The aim of the workshop is to generate European academic exchange on current and future topics related to the interactions between and regulation of policing and security governance across the public and private sectors.

  • Dealing with Drugs: A Study of Drug Law Enforcement, Drug Detectives and Proactive Investigation

    21 May 2012, 1.00pm to 2.30pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    Police detectives, criminal investigation and enforcement initiatives directed at controlling the supply of illegal drugs remain some of the least researched subject areas in the broad fields of policing and police studies. This paper presents the findings of an ethnographic study of the world and work of plain clothes detectives employed in local drug squads and the execution of drug law enforcement.

  • Understanding and Preventing Crime: A New Generation of Simulation Models

    23 April 2012, 5.00pm to 6.16pm | Seminar | School of Law, University of Leeds, The Liberty Building | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    In the next event in the CCJS Public Seminar Series Dr Andrew Evans and Dr Nicolas Malleson will consider the latest developments in Agent-Based Modelling of crime.

  • The Advocate General - A Necessity or a Luxury?

    18 April 2012, 4:00pm - 5:30pm | Seminar | Room 1.09, The Liberty Building | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    Guest Speaker: Professor Rosa Greaves; Discussant: Dr Iyiola Solanke; Chair: Dr Jen Hendry

  • The Future of Relational Contract

    29 March 2012 — 30 March 2012, 4.00pm on 29th to 6.00pm on 30th | Conference | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Business Law and Practice
    A two day symposium on Relational Contract in honour of Ian MacNeil

  • Law In The Light Of Europeanisation

    16 March 2012, 11.00am to 2.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, University of Leeds, The Liberty Building | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    This seminar highlights ongoing research at CELLS and the currency of Europeanisation approaches as a common framework for EU legal studies.

  • Normal Trade Law

    13 March 2012, 5.00pm - 6.30pm | Seminar | School of Law, University of Leeds, The Liberty Building
    In more recent years hopes for the legal order centered around the WTO have faded. This talk uses the concept of Normal Trade Law to explore several ways in which we see a changed debate about what is normal for international trade law.

  • Losing the Race: Thinking Psychosocially about Racially Motivated Offending

    12 March 2012, 5.00pm to 6.15pm | Seminar | School of Law, University of Leeds, The Liberty Building | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    In this authors meet critic session, Paul Dixon and David Gadd will present the main themes of Losing the Race in discussion with Paul Bagguley.

  • Centre for Criminal Justice Studies Second Century Lecture 2012

    27 February 2012, 5.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    The lecture will be given by Professor Franko Aas from the University of Oslo and will address the prevailing assumptions about geo-political context in criminological theory.

  • Researching Third Sector Organisations' Contribution to the Criminal Justice System

    24 February 2012, 9.15am to 4.00pm | Seminar | University of Keele
    The focus of the seminar is 'Researching Third Sector Organisations' contribution to the criminal justice system'. The seminar will explore the current state of research into the third sector, the strategies which have been used to research the third sector and their strengths and weaknesses. It will consider the mechanisms which are required to facilitate research into the third sector as well as appropriate methodologies.

  • European Union: unity or differentiation?

    22 February 2012, 4.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    Speaker: Dr Matej Avbelj (Graduate School of Government and European Studies, Kranj, Solvenia). Recent weeks in the European Union have witnessed a revival, indeed, an outbreak of interest in a differentiated integration. Several political leaders, influential opinion-makers and a growing number of academics have argued in favor of the-so called two-speed Europe.

  • “What Is Tax Avoidance? Tax Mitigation? What Is The Difference?”

    20 February 2012, 5.30pm to 7.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Business Law and Practice
    Dominic Adams, Senior Tax Counsel at Proskauer Rose LLP, will be speaking about some of the main tax rules and concepts that affect business activities in the UK.

  • A Pragmatic Perspective on Democracy and Regulation

    14 February 2012, 5.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds
    Professor Sidney Shapiro, Chair in Law at Wake Forest University and Vice-President at Center for Progressive Reform, will discuss the first chapter of a forthcoming book (Oxford Press, 2013) on democracy, regulation, and philosophical pragmatism.

  • Liberty in Action

    13 February 2012, 5.00pm | Conference | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds
    Speaker: Shami Chakrabarti. This TICKET ONLY event has been organised as part of The Liberty Building launch events.

  • Sociological Perspectives on European (EU) Studies

    8 February 2012, 4.15pm to 6.00pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, School of Law, University of Leeds | Centre for European Law and Legal Studies
    This seminar introduces into the relatively new research discipline “Sociology of the European Union” from a critical perspective, again highlighting potential for legal research project.

  • 10 Things A Business Lawyer Must Know About Property Law

    6 February 2012, 5.30pm to 7.00pm | Seminar | The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Business Law and Practice
    As part of the public lecture series organised by the Centre for Business Law and Practice, Andrew Todd, Partner in the Property Litigation Team at DWF, will be speaking on recent developments in property law with reference to the commercial sector.

  • Centre for Criminal Justice Studies Annual Lecture 2012 - Re-shaping the Police Landscape: Earthquakes and Glaciers

    31 January 2012, 5.30pm to 8.00pm | Seminar | School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    The Lecture willbe given by Professor Lawrence Sherman, University of Cambridge. The response will be given by Sir Norman Bettison, Chief Constable, West Yorkshire Police.

  • Think Before you Drink. Alcohol and the Historical rise of Precautionary Governance

    16 January 2012, 5.00pm to 6.15pm | Seminar | Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds | Centre for Criminal Justice Studies
    In the first CCJS public seminar of 2012, Dr Yeomans will explore the historical rise of cautionary governance in relation to alcohol consumption.

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