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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…]

Update from our Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholar

I am Bertrand Nzabandora, a third-year lawyer at Wadham, currently spending my Erasmus year at the University of Leiden. [more…]

Pathways 2014

The Oxford Faculty of Law recently began its second year of working with the Sutton Trust’s highly successful Pathways to Law programme with a launch event on Saturday 18 October 2014. [more…]

Launch of the Commercial Law Centre

The Commercial Law Centre at Harris Manchester College was launched on 5 November by a lecture given by Professor Charles Mooney, Charles A Heimbold, Jr Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School entitled ‘The (Il)Legitimacy of Bankruptcies for the Benefit of Secured Creditors’. [more…]

Funded Internship at the International Court of Justice 2015-2016

Call for Applications Deadline for submission is Thursday 29 January 2015

The Oxford Law Faculty is one of a group of leading law faculties around the world invited by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to participate in the ICJ's "traineeship" programme. [more…]

Human rights: an incomplete foundation for future development

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Following the Programme on 'Human Rights for Future Generations' flagship conference on 'Human Rights and Post-2015 Development Agenda’, Jaakko Kuosmanen offers further thoughts on the integration of human rights into the MDG process in his opinion piece posted by the Oxford Martin School. [more…]

Reporting Back: Human Rights Challenges of the Post 2015 Agenda Conference

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Many valuable contributions were made to the recent 'Human Rights and Post-2015 Development Agenda’ conference on the 24th-25th November 2014. [more…]

Robotic weapons: researchers call for new regulations for 21st century warfare

The Oxford Martin School has today released a policy paper produced by the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC) and the Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations (HRFG) on Robotic Weapons. [more…]

Judge Meron speaks on International Criminal Tribunals and the Rule of Law

On Monday 1 December 2014 Judge Meron (President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia & President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals) gave the 2014 Oxford Global Justice Lecture which is kindly sponsored by the Planethood Foundation. [more…]

Report from Callum Musto on his Global Justice Internship Programme 2013-2014

For three months over the summer 2014 Callum Musto was able to complete two legal internships supported by the Oxford Global Justice Internship Programme: Public International Law Intern, the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), London and Public International Law Intern, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), London. [more…]

Oxford Global Justice Internship Programme 2014-2015

Oxford Global Justice Internship Programme 2014-2015

The Oxford Global Justice Internship Programme is a programme initiated by the Public International Law Group within the Oxford Law Faculty. [more…]

Price Media Law Moot Court Regional Rounds in Beijing and Delhi

The Price Media Law mooting programme for 2014-15 had an exciting start with the 5th South Asian Regional Rounds in Delhi in late November. [more…]

Seminar for Magistrates to be held on 9 & 10 January 2015 at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford.

How can we make sense of the recent legislative and political developments in the practice of Magistrates courts? And how do these impact on decision-making and best practices in the Magistrates courts? Established scholars in the field of criminological research will explore these issues over a two-day ‘Seminar for Magistrates’ to be held on 9 & 10 January 2015 at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford. [more…]

The inaugural Herbert Smith Freehills Oxford Disability Mooting Championship a ‘real highlight’ of the Herbert Smith Freehills’ Ability Network’s first year

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The Grand Final of the inaugural Herbert Smith Freehills Oxford Disability Mooting Championship took place in the beautiful Keble College Chapel on Saturday 22 November 2014 to coincide with UK Disability History Month. [more…]

IP Diploma 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice commenced on 31st August 2014 with a drinks event and banquet dinner to mark the start of a two week residential programme held at St Catherine’s College, Oxford. [more…]

German Copyright Law Reform

On 12th November 2014, the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre hosted a seminar by Professor Ansgar Ohly. [more…]

Goodwin-Gill speaks on International Refugee Law

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On 3 November, Guy Goodwin-Gill gave the keynote speech at the First Annual Conference of the Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at the University of New South Wales. [more…]

University Life: Law student volunteers help vulnerable hit by legal cuts

Law student Matthew Moriarty has had an article published in the Oxford Mail about the Oxford Legal Assistance scheme, the University of Oxford’s pro bono legal scheme run by students alongside their studies. [more…]

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