Monthly Archives: October 2014

Postgraduate Open Events in November: visit us in Canterbury, Brussels or Paris

Students interested in exploring their postgraduate options at Kent Law School have a choice of three open events taking place across Canterbury, Brussels and Paris in November. A Postgraduate Open Day will be held on our Canterbury campus on Saturday … Continue reading

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‘Authenticity is paramount’ comments art law expert on Sotheby’s impending court case

Art law expert Dr Sophie Vigneron comments that authenticity is paramount and expects a ‘battle of experts’ following news that Sotheby’s is being sued over misattribution of a painting later valued at £10m. Dr Vigneron says: ‘Authenticity is paramount in … Continue reading

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Guest lecture on Activism and Homelessness in Kent

In association with Canterbury Housing Advice Centre, Kent Law School is hosting a guest lecture to mark the 50th anniversary of the one-year King Hill Hostel Campaign. The campaign was mounted by residents in 1965 in response to rules imposed … Continue reading

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New treaty needed to clarify use of drones

Airspace law expert Dr Gbenga Oduntan calls for a new treaty to clarify the use of drones following the recent deployment of troops and fighter jets by China in response to an unauthorised drone flight. Dr Oduntan says: ‘China like … Continue reading

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Research Assistantship Scheme for students successfully piloted by Kent Law School

A new Research Assistantship Scheme enabling undergraduate and postgraduate students to gain valuable research-related work experience has been successfully piloted by Kent Law School. The scheme ran over the course of three weeks in September, with 18 students selected from … Continue reading

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Professor Sally Sheldon discusses future of Britain’s abortion law at House of Commons

Kent Professor of Medical Law and Ethics, Sally Sheldon, discussed the future of Britain’s abortion law at a meeting held at the House of Commons last night. Professor Sheldon was invited as a panellist by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service … Continue reading

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Launch of Kent Student Law Review

The Kent Student Law Review, a new student-led law journal, has been launched at Kent Law School. The launch event in the Woolf Lecture Theatre on Kent’s Canterbury campus was attended by staff, students and alumni. Speakers included Dr Sinead … Continue reading

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Egg freezing offer inadequate response to childcare responsibilities

Kent Law School’s Dr Ruth Cain, an expert in the personal politics of parenting, has commented on the recent announcement that Facebook and Apple have offered to freeze the eggs of their female employees by saying: ‘The recently-reported offer by … Continue reading

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Appointment process for Ireland’s new Policing Authority chief ‘orientated towards secrecy and government control’

Irish policing expert Professor Dermot Walsh criticised the appointment process for Ireland’s new independent Policing Authority chief in an article published by the Irish Examiner today. In the article entitled Selection of police authority chief criticised, Professor Walsh, who is … Continue reading

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Kent law academic responds to Bill affecting Greek coast line

Kent Law School academic Dr Thanos Zartaloudis has responded to a recent Bill for the Administration, Expropriation and Deformation of the Greek Coast Line with an extensive critical analysis. The response has been written in collaboration with Athina Papanagiotou from … Continue reading

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