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Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict

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The Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict and the Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations, in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross, convened the Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict in July 2014. [more…]

Middle Temple Access to the Bar Scheme

Last month we announced that two undergraduates were chosen for the Middle Temple Access to the Bar scheme. [more…]

IHRL Students for Justice - 17 July 2014

17 July is international criminal justice day, marking the day when the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court was adopted in 1998. [more…]

Announcing a new publication: The Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaties by Dr Eirik Bjorge, Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow in Law at Jesus College

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The Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaties by Dr Eirik Bjorge, Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow in Law at Jesus College. [more…]

Frederico Varese publishes British Journal of Criminology paper on Somali pirates

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Frederico Varese has co-authored a paper in the British Journal of Criminology with Anja Shortland from King's College on the reasons why some Somali clans protect pirates, while others don't. [more…]

Oxford Hosts 2014 Varsity Roman Law Moot

The eighth annual Oxford v Cambridge Clifford Chance LLP Roman Law Moot Court Competition was held in Oxford on 16 June. [more…]

Douglas-Scott’s on the position of an independent Scotland

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Sionaidh Douglas-Scott’s research on the position of an independent Scotland within the EU has been widely cited in the media, including The Times and BBC. [more…]

Professor Sirks' Valedictory Lecture

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Professor Boudewijn Sirks, who has held the Regius Professorship since 2006, delivered his Valedictory Lecture in the Gulbenkian Theatre on 4 July, on ‘Civil Law and Common Law’. [more…]

Well done to our Faculty cycling team!

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The Oxford Law Faculty/All Souls Tour de Yorkshire team, Ian Loader and Guy Goodwin-Gill, successfully completed Stage 1 on Friday last in support of the Mines Advisory Group, despite the wind and the rain. [more…]

Law Open Days

Friday 19 September – is the last of the 2014 Open Days. [more…]

Tripartite Graduate Research Colloquium in International Law

Tripartite Graduate Research Colloquium in International Law took place at UCL and brought together research students from Oxford, Cambridge, and UCL. [more…]

BNY Mellon Achievement Awards

MSc Law and Finance students Demetrio Santander Martinez and Christopher Hsu – recently awarded a BNY Mellon Achievement award, nominated by their peers for having ‘consistently and effectively demonstrated their contribution to the breadth of community knowledge and depth of community spirit within their learning environment.’

 

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OIPRC signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Center for Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), Strasbourg

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The Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Center for Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) at the University of Strasbourg formalising a commitment to collaborate on a number of projects, including conferences and faculty and student exchanges. [more…]

OxHRH Wins OxTalent Award

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On 18 June 2014 the work of the OxHRH Blog was formally recognised at the Oxford IT Services OxTalent Awards. [more…]

Oxford Law Faculty team enters the Tour de France...

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Well, almost... [more…]

Sharing Knowledge and Experience of Housing Possession Cases

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Following on from the publication of their report, Susan Bright (Oxford) and Lisa Whitehouse (Hull) held an invite only seminar at the beginning of June to encourage the development and exchange of ideas relating to housing possession cases. [more…]

Telephone problems within the Law Faculty are now resolved

The Law Faculty Offices experienced telecommunications problems due to a hardware failure from 16th-17th June. [more…]

SEMINAR ON THE RATIFICATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE KAMPALA AMENDMENTS TO THE ROME STATUTE OF THE ICC

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Dr Antonios Tzanakopoulos participated in a conference aimed at promoting the ratification and implementation of the Kampala Amendments to the ICC Statute organised by the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the UN and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia. [more…]

Workshop on the impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights

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Dr Antonios Tzanakopoulos was invited by the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights to participate in a Workshop organised at the request of the UN Human Rights Council in accordance with Resolution 24/14, to consider the adverse impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights by the affected populations, in particular their socioeconomic impact on women and children, in the States targeted. [more…]

Oxford students awarded Middle Temple scholarship

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Two undergraduate students from the Faculty have been chosen for the Middle Temple Access to the Bar award. [more…]

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