Monthly Archives: April 2015

Dr Emilie Cloatre appointed to Executive Committee of SLSA

Kent Law School’s Co-Director of Research Dr Emilie Cloatre has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA). Dr Cloatre was appointed earlier this month, joining Law School colleague Professor Helen Carr and a group of … Continue reading

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Young Legal Aid Lawyers group celebrates 10th birthday at Kent

Legal professionals, law students and campaigners for social justice celebrated the 10th birthday of Young Legal Aid Lawyers (YLAL) at an event held on Kent’s Canterbury campus. The event at Keynes College was organised by Kent Law School student Gemma Blythe … Continue reading

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Law students practise interview skills with Weightmans LLP

Partners from leading national law firm Weightmans LLP have been helping Kent law students to practise and strengthen interview skills. Three partners from the firm came to the University’s Canterbury campus to offer mock interviews to students at Kent Law … Continue reading

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Legal consequences of Eighth Amendment for maternity care in Irish Constitution

The legal consequences of the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland for maternity care are explored by Kent Law lecturer Máiréad Enright in a post for the Human Rights in Ireland blog. In her post Childbirth, choice and the … Continue reading

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Not the first time Home Office ordered to retrieve deported asylum-seeker

Kent Public Law expert David Radlett says that the Home Office was previously ordered to retrieve a deported asylum-seeker in 1991 following news today that an immigration judge has made the order to retrieve a deported migrant family for the … Continue reading

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Kent Law Campaign shortlisted for Times Higher Education award

The Kent Law Campaign has been shortlisted in the 2015 Times Higher Education (THE) Leadership and Management Awards in recognition of innovative alumni engagement. The Campaign is raising funds to build a bigger home for the Kent Law Clinic and … Continue reading

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Article by Kent Law student published in Solicitors Journal

Kent Law Student Gemma Blythe asks what incentive there is to become a legal aid lawyer in an article published by the Solicitors Journal online. In the article ‘Happy 10th birthday to the Young Legal Aid Lawyers’, Gemma writes: ‘No … Continue reading

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Alumnus wins third prize in national essay competition

Law School alumnus Alex Courtnage has been awarded third prize in a national student essay competition run by The Times. This year the annual competition marked the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta with the essay title: ‘Is … Continue reading

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Apply by 4 May for Pre-LLM Summer Programme at Kent Law School

A two-day Pre-LLM Summer Programme at Kent Law School in June offers prospective students a chance to experience postgraduate study. Sample classes are offered across the range of Kent LLM specialisations, including International Commercial Law, Criminal Justice, Human Rights Law … Continue reading

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Law students win scholarships to Brussels Summer School

Kent Law School students Tedi Jorgji and Hannah Loosley have been awarded a scholarship to attend a two-week European Summer School in Brussels. Tedi, a final year student on the Law and Accounting & Finance programme, and Hannah, a second … Continue reading

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