Call the Midwife. We’re providing legal advice.27 January 2017The first episode of the new Call the Midwife series came with disturbing scenes of domestic abuse. Advice from the Law School’s Dr. Emma Hitchings helped the BBC accurately portray the legal barriers of women trapped in such situations in the 1960s.
The Brexit judgment: An opportunity lost?27 January 2017Since the Supreme Court judgment earlier this week the Brexit story has evolved daily. The Law School’s Brexit Team is making sense of proceedings and asks if the judgment represents a lost opportunity to create a more robust environment defining how we exit and trade in the future?
#8to10BerkeleySQ: We’re in! 17 January 2017Home to the next generation of change makers, this week staff and students move into 8-10 Berkeley Square
Dr Elina Steinerte starts work with the UN Refugee Agency4 January 2017In December 2016, Dr Elina Steinerte started work on a one-year project with the UN Refugee Agency. The project will support the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) develop a global technical assistance and capacity building programme for national authorities and civil society actors to prevent the detention of children and implement and/or strengthen alternatives to detention for asylum-seeking children and other asylum-seekers
Doctors, medical errors, and the justice system4 January 2017The Law School's Dr. Oliver Quick was recently interviewed for a feature in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). 'Doctors, Medical Errors and the Justice System' discusses the
successful appeal of Dr David Sellu against his manslaughter conviction and reflects on the problems of interpreting the criminal test of "gross negligence" in this context.'
New Book: Naughton, Claims of Innocence26 November 2010An introduction to wrongful convictions and how they might be challenged is the focus of a new book, written by Dr Michael Naughton, Senior Lecturer, School of Law and School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS), University of Bristol.