Monthly Archives: September 2015

Between Security and Rights – a CeCIL Guest Lecture on 29 September

Former Chief of the Witness and Victim Section of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, Mr Saleem Vahidy, will give a guest lecture entitled ‘Between Security and Rights’ on Tuesday 29th September, launching the autumn term guest lecture programme for … Continue reading

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Guest lecture by Oliver Saxby QC on 1 October

Barrister Oliver Saxby QC will give a guest lecture about life at the criminal bar to students on Kent’s Canterbury campus on Thursday 1 October. The lecture is the first in a range of events  to be organised for students … Continue reading

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Kent ranked as one of top 15 law schools in the UK

Kent Law School is ranked as one of the top 15 law schools in the UK in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. The latest national league table results, published yesterday, also rank Kent Law School amongst the … Continue reading

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Summer School attendees enjoy unique pedagogical journey

Attendees at the inaugural Kent Summer School in Critical Theory, held at the University of Kent’s centre in Paris, enjoyed a ‘unique pedagogical journey’. The interdisciplinary Summer School, supported by Kent Law School and its interdisciplinary Centre for Critical Thought, … Continue reading

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Kent Professor Nick Grief instructed as expert witness in aggravated trespass case

A report prepared by Kent Professor Nick Grief has been relied on by two anti-nuclear protesters acquitted of committing aggravated trespass at HM Naval Base Devonport contrary to s 68(1) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994. The charge related … Continue reading

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Guest lecture on implications of recent Supreme Court Decisions for homelessness

The implications of recent Supreme Court decisions for homelessness are the topic of a guest lecture to be delivered by Professor Dave Cowan at Kent on Thursday 19 November. The guest lecture, jointly hosted by Kent Law School and the … Continue reading

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The Topographies Project launches in Whitstable

The first events in the Critical Kent series, exploring and building the ‘Topographies Project’ and involving academic staff from Kent Law School and Kent Law Clinic take place in Whitstable next week. The Topographies Project launches on Monday 21 September with a … Continue reading

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Bingo regulation: join the debate on current challenges and future directions

Kent Law School’s £0.5m Bingo Project is hosting a public debate on Bingo Regulation on Friday 9 October in London. The debate, examining both current challenges and future directions, is open to all and offers a chance for the Bingo … Continue reading

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Kent Law Clinic begins offering prison law advice

In a new initiative led by the Criminal Justice Project team based at Kent Law Clinic, free prison law advice is now being offered to prisoners in the local community. Working in collaboration with national charity, the Prisoners’ Advice Service, … Continue reading

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Law School students exercise advocacy skills in court

Kent Law School students exercised their advocacy skills in the annual Police Probationers’ mock trials held at Maidstone Crown Court during the summer vacation. Law LLB students Ria Herbert, Theon Richards, Comfort Jarret-Coker and Mehrukh Ahmed participated in a number … Continue reading

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