Monthly Archives: March 2015

Public Law expert says Prince Charles letters case ‘enhances power of unelected, unaccountable judiciary’

Public Law expert David Radlett says the Prince Charles letters case has ‘further enhanced the power of the unelected, unrepresentative and unaccountable judiciary at the expense of Parliament.’ Commenting on an article in the Guardian, ‘Prince Charles letters case reinforces … Continue reading

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Key distinction between Parliamentary sovereignty and Parliamentary privilege

Public Law expert David Radlett points to a key distinction between Parliamentary sovereignty and Parliamentary privilege following revelations by a former undercover police officer that Scotland Yard kept intelligence files on MPs during the 1990s. Commenting on the BBC News … Continue reading

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Kent student shortlisted for Law Undergraduate of the Year award

Kent Law student Meshaal Choudhary has been shortlisted for the Target Jobs Law Undergraduate of the Year award. Second year Law LLB student Meshaal is one of ten UK Law students who have made it through to the final stage … Continue reading

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Professor Gerry Rubin appointed Emeritus Professor

Professor Gerry Rubin is to be appointed Emeritus Professor in acknowledgement of almost 40 years of distinguished academic service at Kent. Professor Rubin was first appointed as a Lecturer at Kent Law School in January 1976. His new title will … Continue reading

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Kent team to represent England in International Negotiation Competition

A team of two undergraduate Law students from the University of Kent will represent England in the International Negotiation Competition 2015 after winning the national Negotiation Competition in London. Kent team Olutomiwa (Tomi) Popoola and Sean Wells beat hosts University … Continue reading

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Kent Professor to chair national environmental conference

Kent Professor of Environmental Law William Howarth will chair the annual Public International Environmental Law (PIEL) conference in April. Entitled ‘Satisfying Consumption: Trade and the Environment’, the conference will examine the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement along … Continue reading

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Postgraduate law students present to experts in CeCIL workshop

Kent postgraduate law students presented their work in progress to an expert audience at an academic workshop organised by the Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL). Amongst the experts providing feedback was Professor Peer Zumbansen, founding director of the Dickson … Continue reading

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Surrogacy law ‘inadequate and outdated’ says Kent reproductive law expert

Kent reproductive law expert Dr Kirsty Horsey says the ‘law regarding surrogacy is inadequate and outdated’ following a case in which a woman acted as a surrogate for her own son’s IVF baby. Dr Horsey comments on the shortcomings of … Continue reading

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Kent team’s abseil brings charity total to more than £1,500

Kent staff and students leapt off a building in Maidstone on Sunday to raise more than £565 in a charity abseil for Canterbury Housing Advice Centre (CHAC). The Kent Law School team, Abseil-lutely Bonkers, abseiled 135 feet down Miller House … Continue reading

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Dr Nikolas Rajkovic wins Faculty Prize for Early Career Research

Kent Law School Lecturer Dr Nikolas Rajkovic has been awarded the Faculty of Social Sciences Prize for Early Career Research. The award recognises exceptional achievement in research over the last year and secures a financial prize of £500 for Kent … Continue reading

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