Epigram Interview with Aasmah Mir13 December 2017Following our recent Thinking about Thinking event, radio journalist and Law School alumnus Aasmah Mir was interviewed in a discussion that touched on on Bristol, careers in the media and the post-uni 'panic'.
Six myths about the ‘Prevent duty’ in universities8 December 2017New research indicates that much of the concern about the effects of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (CTSA) in universities, particularly the Prevent duty, is based on myths, misconceptions and misunderstanding.
Law School academics published in Medical Law Review7 December 2017The Medical Law Review, a journal of international research on topical issues in healthcare and law, has published articles by the University's Centre for Health and Society (CHLS) members Louise Austin and Peter Dunne.
Deadline extended for bursaries for first-year Law students14 November 2017The deadline for the Denise Coates Foundation Bursaries for first-year Law students has been extended to Friday 17th November. The award is valued at £2000 for the first year of study, with up to 40 student bursaries available in 2017-18.
Sir Malcolm Evans addresses UN General Assembly in New York
8 November 2017Professor Sir Malcolm Evans, Chair of the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) and Deputy Director of the Human Rights Implementation Centre at the Bristol Law School, presented the 10th Annual Report of the SPT to the UN General Assembly in New York on 13 October 2017.
Careers: Exploring law and beyond7 November 2017Over the past few months we have put on numerous events to showcase the careers paths open to students within and out of the law – launching our first series of themed weeks and introducing new skills sessions as part of Law Month.
HRIC presents at the 61st Session of the African Commission6 November 2017Rachel Murray and Debra Long, of the Human Rights Implementation Centre, attended the 61st ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, The Gambia, from 31st October until 3rd November 2017.
Brexit Briefing: October 201731 October 2017Academics from the University of Bristol Law School continue to share knowledge, debate and listen to opinion at a national, regional and local level.
Successful launch of this year’s student competitions 26 October 2017This year's student competition launch nights were celebrated with training sessions, example negotiations, debates and mooting masterclasses, as well as networking opportunities with representatives from law firms sponsoring the events.
Law Clinic Welcome Evening Report24 October 2017On 18 October the University of Bristol Law Clinic annual Welcome Night was held, introducing the committee and staff to returning and new Clinic members, and providing information on current Clinic procedures, outreach projects and developments.
Bethane Harland, the Law Clinic Student Director, reports on the Welcome event below.
Team of the Year award won by Law Schools' LiP Service 24 October 2017On 19 October the Litigants in Person (LiP Service), a joint initiative of the University of Bristol Law Clinic, University of Law and the University of West of England was named Team of the Year by the Bristol Law Society.
Care after miscarriage needs 'standardised approach', report reveals10 October 2017The standard of care for mothers experiencing the end of a pregnancy varies widely, with more to be done to replicate good practice found in some NHS Trusts and hospitals, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Bristol Law School and Birmingham
Interview: Life as a law student 26 September 2017In this interview, Chloe Deng recalls what her first year as a law student was like. From making the jump from school to university, finding out which method of study worked best for her and learning not to 'chicken out' of challenging moments - to the support she gained from tutors and fellow students. In particular, she provides some great advice for this year's freshers.