Monthly Archives: August 2015

Law School mourns the loss of Professor Sir Bob Hepple

It is with great sadness that Kent Law School announces that former staff member and honorary graduate Professor Sir Bob Hepple died on 21 August, at the age of 81. Staff and students at the School share their condolences with his wife Mary Coussey and … Continue reading

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Kent expert on drone regulation interviewed by BBC

Kent academic Dr Alan McKenna has been speaking to BBC Radio Oxford and BBC Radio Berkshire about the regulations applying to drones. Dr McKenna, an Associate Lecturer in Law at Kent Law School, has recently undertaken research into the levels … Continue reading

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50th Festival guest lecture on 40 years of ‘legal mis-education’

Kent alumni, staff, students and members of the local community are warmly invited to attend a special guest lecture to be delivered by two of Kent Law School’s Emeritus Professors, Steve Uglow and Wade Mansell, on Saturday 5 September. The joint lecture is being held as … Continue reading

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Sir Robert Worcester to deliver Keith Tucker Memorial Lecture

Sir Robert Worcester, founder of MORI (Market and Opinion Research International Ltd) and Chairman of the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Commemoration Committee will speak about the importance of Magna Carta to our legal system when he delivers the Keith Tucker … Continue reading

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Brazil Winter School 2015

Five undergraduate law students from Kent are currently enjoying a five-week Winter School at two Brazilian universities,  the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) in Porto Alegre and the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Belo Horizonte. It is the … Continue reading

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Professor Robin Mackenzie discusses link between disgust and the law in BBC Radio show

Kent medical law and ethics expert Professor Robin Mackenzie discusses the link between disgust and the law in an interview broadcast as part of BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s programme, The Naked Scientists. During the show, broadcast on Sunday, Professor Mackenzie says … Continue reading

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Dr Luis Eslava interviewed at Transnational Law Summer Institute

International Law expert Dr Luis Eslava discusses urban law, cities, globalisation, finance and the global order during an interview given at the annual Transnational Law Summer Institute (TLSI) at King’s College London. Dr Eslava also speaks about the work of … Continue reading

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Gibraltar’s contested waters: it’s time to settle this unedifying spat

International Law expert Dr Gbenga Oduntan addresses ‘significant issues of sovereignty, jurisdiction and control over Gibraltar’ in an article published by The Conversation. Gibraltar’s contested waters: it’s time to settle this unedifying spat Spain and the UK are at loggerheads … Continue reading

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Young asylum seekers face lengthy legal battles to stay in Britain

Kent Law Clinic Research Assistant Richard Warren offers expert insight into the complex legal battles confronting many young refugees when they arrive in the UK in an article published by The Conversation. Young asylum seekers face lengthy legal battles to … Continue reading

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£26k award for research into implementation of social and economic inclusion policies in Latin America and the EU

An award of more than £26K has been made to Kent Law Professor Toni Williams for a three-year research project to investigate how legal and regulatory techniques are used to implement social and economic inclusion policies in Latin America and … Continue reading

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