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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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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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The mounted policing project Making and Breaking Barriers was set up by Dr Ben Bradford and Dr Chris Giacomantonio, of the Centre for Criminology, with the aim of determining whether or not mounted police could be said to have value for UK public policing. [more…]

Shaping the Policy of Elected Police and Crime Commissioners

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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


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…]

Antonios Tzanakopoulos elected Secretary-General of the International Law Association

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The International Law Association, founded in Brussels in 1873, has elected at the Meeting of its Executive Council in London on 18 October, Antonios Tzanakopoulos as the Secretary-General of the Association. [more…]

9th Annual High Sheriff’s Lecture

The High Sheriff, Tony Stratton, presided over the lecture taking place in the Examinations School. [more…]

Registration now Open: Human Rights Challenges of the Post 2015 Agenda Conference

Registration is now open for the Human Rights for Future Generations Programme Flagship Conference, organised in partnership with Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (University of Oslo). [more…]

The Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Volume 2 Issue 2, October 2014

The new issue of the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement (JAE) has now been published in hard copy and is also available online on the OUP website (free access). [more…]

Doctoral funding opportunities in Law and Finance

The Global Network in Law and Finance (GLawFiN) is an interdisciplinary network of scholars located at
Columbia Law School (New York), the University of Oxford (Oxford), and the House of Finance of Goethe-
University (Frankfurt) exploring issues at the intersection of law and finance. [more…]

Lights to celebrate 50 years

This week the St Cross Building has been spectacularly lit-up to highlight the three magnificent squares which are central to the design of the building, all in preparation for the celebrations to mark 50 years of the St Cross Building. [more…]

*** Eldon Law Scholarship 2015 ***

Applications are open! The closing date is midnight on Sunday 2 November. [more…]

UN Human Rights Council Panel Discussion on Drones

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Dapo Akande moderated a panel discussion on the use of armed drones in counter-terrorism and military operations in the recently concluded September session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. [more…]

Oxford Global Justice Internship Programme - Defending General Mladic – An internship in International Criminal Defence: Jérôme Temme

“Bringing war criminals to justice – and justice to victims”: The message on the wall is clear when the Defence team members enter their workplace – a mere three offices as big as the court’s cafeteria – via the main lobby of the UN Yugoslavia Tribunal (ICTY). [more…]

Announcing a new publication - Research Handbook on the Law of Treaties

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Antonios Tzanakopoulos, together with Christian Tams of the University of Glasgow and Andreas Zimmermann of the University of Potsdam, has published a Research Handbook on the Law of Treaties. [more…]

Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach - Video Launch

The Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Martin School's Human Rights for Future Generations Programme are pleased to launch a new video, providing an overview of 'Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach' - an international conference held in Kigali, Rwanda, in April 2014. [more…]

Two Oxford Birks Prize runners-up

James Goudkamp's book Tort Law Defences and Jure Vidmar's Democratic Statehood in International Law: The Emergence of New States in Post-Cold War Practice have been announced as runners-up in the 2014 Society of Legal Scholars Peter Birks Book Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship. [more…]

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