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MLF Open Day

The next MLF Open Day will be held on Thursday 11 December 2014. [more…]

Mounted police units 'boost public trust'

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Researchers have measured the value of mounted police units in the UK. [more…]

Price Media Law Moot Court Competition International Rounds

The 2015 International Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition will take place in Oxford, England on 24-27 March 2015. [more…]

OxHRH in Brazil for 'South-South' Collaboration on Gender, Race and Poverty

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Prof Sandra Fredman and members of the Oxford Human Rights Hub (Laura Hilly, Meghan Campbell and Shreya Atrey) were delighted to be a part of the ‘Gender, Race and Poverty: Addressing Multiple Identities Through Law’ workshop, from 12th -14th November, 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil. [more…]

The Death Penalty Project Internship Programme

The Death Penalty Project (DPP) offers a number of formal internship programmes for students and graduates who are interested in working in the human rights legal sector, and in particular, issues concerning the use of the death penalty within the criminal justice system. [more…]

Douglas-Scott on public governance in Spanish media

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Sionaidh Douglas-Scott spoke in Barcelona on 31 October on public governance, democracy and constitutionalism at the international conference Building a new State. [more…]

Alan Bogg awarded Leverhulme Award

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Professor Alan Bogg has been awarded a highly competitive Philip Leverhulme Award to develop his work in labour law over the next two years. [more…]

Professor Sir David Yardley Memorial Service - Friday 14th November

Sir David was educated at the University of Oxford and the University of Birmingham. [more…]

Antonios Tzanakopoulos addresses the Legal Advisers of Member States during the UN General Assembly

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On 28 October 2014 Antonios Tzanakopoulos addressed the 25th Meeting of Legal Advisers of UN Member States at the margins of the General Assembly's 6th Committee Plenary meeting. [more…]

Discussion on current issues in the law of treaties

On the occasion of the publication of Eirik Bjorge's The Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaties  (OUP) and of the Research Handbook on the Law of Treaties  (Elgar), co-edited by Antonios Tzanakopoulos, PIL @ Oxford organised a discussion on current issues in the law of treaties on Monday, 3 November 2014 from 5-7pm in The Cube, in St Cross Building. [more…]

SLSA conference programme announced

Exploring the comparative in socio-legal studies

15 – 16 December 2014, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford

The programme is out and the registration is now open. [more…]

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Dr Mai Sato - Young Criminologist Award

Dr Mai Sato was awarded the Young Criminologist Award 2014 for her book "The Death Penalty in Japan: Will the Public Tolerate Abolition?" The Award ceremony took place on 18 October 2014 at the 41st Japanese Association of Sociological Criminology Conference in Kyoto. [more…]

Scholarships available for postgraduate Law students

Do you know there are a number of scholarships and sources of funding available to support postgraduate study of Law at Oxford? Have a look at our scholarships page for more information. [more…]

Oxford Global Justice Annual Lecture - Judge Theodor Meron

Save the date for our forthcoming Oxford Global Justice Annual Lecture on 1 December 2014 by Judge Theodor Meron (President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia & President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals) in The Gulbenkian at 5.15pm. [more…]

The Eldon Scholars' Anniversary Dinner

Last Saturday, 18 October, saw the most recent celebration of the hard work and successes of the Eldon Scholars, held at All Souls College, an event which is held only once every 10 years. [more…]

The Death Penalty in China - the road to reform

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The Death Penalty in China - the road to reform

 Research by Oxford academics, Professor Roger Hood and Professor Carolyn Hoyle, has influenced worldwide reform of the death penalty. [more…]

Making and Breaking Barriers - assessing the value of mounted police units in the UK

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Making and Breaking Barriers - assessing the value of mounted police units in the UK

 Research work by Ben Bradford is the subject of a new impact case study, one of a series of impact stories on the Oxford University impact pages and on the new Oxford Law Faculty Public Engagement and Research Impacts webpage, where you can read about just a few examples of the wide-reaching impact of research conducted in the Law Faculty and its Research Centres. [more…]

Shaping the Policy of Elected Police and Crime Commissioners

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Shaping the Policy of Elected Police and Crime Commissioners

 Research by Ian Loader, Professor of Criminology, has played an important part in shaping debate about the role and future of elected Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales. [more…]

Oxford Wins the 2014 ELFA First Award for a Doctoral Thesis on European Law

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The European Law Faculties Association (ELFA) has awarded the 2014 ELFA First Award for the best thesis on European Law to Dr Anzhela Yevgenyeva. [more…]

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