Monthly Archives: February 2016

CeCIL lecture, workshop and book launch to focus on victims of international law

The victims of international law are at the focus of a lecture, workshop and book launch to be hosted by Kent’s Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL). CeCIL’s second annual lecture, to be delivered by Professor Gerry Simpson from the … Continue reading

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Legal consequences of UK exit from EU

Kent Law Clinic Director Professor John Fitzpatrick offered an insight into the legal consequences of a UK exit from the European Union in a live interview on BBC Radio Kent last night. Drivetime presenter Dominic King began by asking Professor Fitzpatrick to explain how laws … Continue reading

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Three-day summer school for students considering an LLM

Students from across all degree disciplines can apply now for a three-day Pre-LLM Summer School at Kent’s centre in Paris. The Summer School offers an immersive experience of postgraduate study to students considering whether to apply for a one year LLM (Master’s in Law) at … Continue reading

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Law School student mediators compete in Paris

A team of four student mediators from Kent Law School were one of 66 university teams competing in the 11th ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition held in Paris this month. English and French Law student Rachel Bale, Law LLB student Meshaal Choudhary, … Continue reading

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Watch Dr Vigneron’s online debate on repatriation of art

An online debate about repatriation of art featuring expert contributions from cultural heritage law specialist Dr Sophie Vigneron is now available to watch again on YouTube. The debate, entitled ‘Whose Legacy? Museum and Debates of National Heritage’, is one of a series … Continue reading

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New Criminal Justice Group to ‘give a voice to those who would otherwise not be heard’

Kent’s new Criminal Justice Group, launched at a guest lecture event on corruption by Baroness Vivien Stern CBE, seeks to ‘give a voice to those who would otherwise not be heard’. Convenor of the new interdisciplinary research group, Professor Dermot Walsh, said: ‘Our … Continue reading

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Law students secure travel grant for international moot competition in Sri Lanka

Law students Melanie Lafresiere, Jas Cheema and Tom Bishop have successfully applied for a grant of £3,000 from the Student Projects Grant Scheme to help cover travel costs for a trip to Sri Lanka in August where they will compete … Continue reading

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Kent students through to national final of Client Interviewing Competition

Kent law students Meghan Daniels and Feryel Beyrakdar are through to the national final of the Client Interviewing Competition for England and Wales. Meghan and Feryel, both Stage 3 Law LLB students, secured their place in the final after winning a regional … Continue reading

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Dr Simone Glanert secures Brown Foundation Residency Fellowship

Kent Senior Lecturer Dr Simone Glanert has secured a Brown Foundation Residency Fellowship for one month at the Dora Maar House in Menerbes in the South of France. The residency is designed for mid-career professionals in the arts and the humanities … Continue reading

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Law Clinic Solicitor interviewed by BBC Radio Kent about police complaints

Associate Lecturer and Kent Law Clinic Solicitor Dr Lucy Welsh has been interviewed by BBC Radio Kent as part of an exclusive investigation by the broadcaster into complaints about Kent police officers. Dr Welsh was interviewed on BBC Radio Kent’s … Continue reading

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