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Eldon Law Scholarship 2015

Applications for the Eldon Law Scholarship 2015 are now open. [more…]

Douglas-Scott at the Festival of Politics

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Sionaidh Douglas-Scott was invited to speak last week at the Scottish Parliament's annual Festival of Politics. [more…]

Dr Jure Vidmar and Oxford DPhil Dr Gleider Hernández shortlisted for the Peter Birks Book Prizes for Outstanding Legal Scholarship for 2014

Dr Jure Vidmar (Democratic Statehood in International Law: The Emergence of New States in Post-Cold War - Hart Publishing) and Oxford DPhil  Dr Gleider Hernández (The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function - OUP) have been shortlisted for the Peter Birks Book Prizes for Outstanding Legal Scholarship for 2014. [more…]

Oxford research brings to light businesses’ energy use

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Professor Sue Bright will be playing a key role in a new project which aims to help UK retailers to lower their energy usage and save money. [more…]

Two Faculty members shortlisted for the Peter Birks Book Prize

James Goudkamp and Jure Vidmar have both been shortlisted for the Peter Birks Book Prize. [more…]

Oxford Hong Kong Mooting Competition 2014

The Oxford Hong Kong Mooting Competition 2014 was held on 19 July 2014. [more…]

Project on the Law Relating to Humanitarian Relief Operations in Armed Conflict

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On 10-11 July 2014, the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC), and the Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations (HRFG), together with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), convened a meeting of legal experts as part of a joint project aimed at bringing greater clarity to certain aspects of the law regulating relief operations in situations of armed conflict. [more…]

Dapo Akande Speaks at Army Legal Services Annual Conference

In June 2014, Dapo Akande spoke to over 100 UK Army lawyers and lawyers from other military forces at the annual UK Army Legal Services Conference. [more…]

Dapo Akande Speaks at UK Government’s International Law Conference

Dapo Akande addressed over 130 UK government lawyers at the opening session of the inaugural International Law Conference organised by the Government Legal Service and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on 14 July. [more…]

Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict

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…]

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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