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Defences in Unjust Enrichment Conference

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A conference entitled Defences in Unjust Enrichment was held in All Souls College on 9 and 10 January 2015. [more…]

New project: Fiction and Human Rights

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Natasha Simonsen (Stipendiary Lecturer in Law at New College) and Tessa Roynon (Research fellow at the Rothermere American Institute) have secured funding for an interdisciplinary project on 'Fiction and Human Rights'. [more…]

More than 100 Participants from around the Globe in OxHRH Right to Education Webinar

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On 27th January 2015 the Oxford Human Rights Hub, with the support of the Bertha Foundation, presented its first live webinar on the Right to Education. [more…]

Call for Applications: Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute 2015

The Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania and the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP) at the University of Oxford are pleased to invite applications to the 17th annual Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, to be held from Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 10, 2015 at the University of Oxford. [more…]

New Regius Professor of Civil Law appointed

The Queen has approved that Professor Wolfgang Ernst, Professor for Roman and Civil Law at Zurich University, be appointed Regius Professor of Civil Law in the University of Oxford in succession to Professor Boudewijn Sirks. [more…]

The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective. Roger Hood and Carolyn Hoyle

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The 5th edition of Hood & Hoyle's The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective was published on 8 January 2015, and launched in the House of Lords on 13 January at an event hosted by Baroness Vivien Stern and the All Party Parliamentary Group Against the Death Penalty

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The future of contract law in Latin America

Rodrigo Momberg from the Institute of European and Comparative Law has been awarded a grant from the Fell Fund to study and evaluate the process of harmonization of contract law in Latin America. [more…]

Judith Freedman appointed Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation

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Judith Freedman, Pinsent Masons Professor of Taxation Law, has been appointed as an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT). [more…]

Round Table Discussion on the Microsoft Antitrust Cases - implications for competition policy and enforcement

12h30, Thursday 5 February 2015 – Centre for Competition Law and Policy

Professor Andrew I. [more…]

Round Table Discussion on Competition, Market Transparency and Information Exchange - 4 June 2015

On Thursday 4 June 2015, the University of Oxford Centre for Competition Law and Policy, in conjunction with The Oxford/Stockholm Soderberg Venture and the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement will host a round table discussion on Competition law, information exchange and market transparency. [more…]

Inaugural Des Voeux Chambers Oxford Scholarship awarded

BCL student Tom Ng (Brasenose) has been awarded the first Des Voeux Chambers Oxford Scholarship. [more…]

The Criminal Case Review Commission’s response to wrongfully convicted asylum seekers

Dr Mai Sato, a Research Officer from the Centre for Criminology, has been awarded a grant from the Fell Fund in order to continue her work as an early career researcher into the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) reviews possible miscarriages of justice. [more…]

Oxford top for Philosophy of Law

The Philosophical Gourmet Report is the most influential peer-reviewed ranking of philosophy programmes. [more…]

Hugh Collins is Acting Dean of the Faculty of Law

The University has announced the appointment of Professor Anne Davies as Dean of the Faculty of Law, in succession to Professor Timothy Endicott. [more…]

New Year’s Honour

Philip Wood of Allen & Overy, who taught Global Comparative Financial Law on the BCL for some years, has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours list. [more…]

Former professor appointed judge of the Federal Court of Australia

James Edelman has been appointed judge of the Federal Court of Australia. [more…]

Annual Roger Hood Public Lecture - Friday 5th June 2015

Prisons and the problem of trust: contrasting approaches to risk, radicalisation and personal growth in two high security prisons

Professor Alison Liebling, University of Cambridge

 Friday 5 June, 2015, 5pm, Lecture Theatre, Manor Road building

This lecture describes a newly emerging form of imprisonment in high security prisons. [more…]

Oxford Faculty of Law rated largest and strongest in the country for research

The Research Excellence Framework 2014 depicts Oxford as the largest and strongest University for legal research in the United Kingdom in respect of publications, in respect of impact, and overall. [more…]

September Alumni gatherings

September saw graduates and friends coming together at four international events to celebrate the global reach of Oxford Law. [more…]

Graduate drinks reception at the Ashmolean

A drinks reception was held on 2 December at the Ashmolean Museum. [more…]

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