Monthly Archives: March 2016

Call for statutory reform in abortion law

Statutory reform is needed in abortion law because of serious tensions in how it can be interpreted, according to Kent Law School professor Sally Sheldon. Professor Sheldon argues that abortion legislation no longer makes sense in the context of modern … Continue reading

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Applications open for one-week summer conference on migration and refugee law

Law students with an interest in migration and refugee law, can apply now for a one-week summer conference to be hosted on Kent’s Canterbury campus. The Migration and Refugee Law Conference has been organised by the European Law Student Association … Continue reading

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Kent continues to be ranked as one of best law schools in the world

Kent Law School continues to be ranked as one of the best law schools in the world in the QS World University Rankings for law. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject table, published today, Kent is ranked 19th out of … Continue reading

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Kent mooters triumph in inaugural varsity moot

A team of mooters from Kent Law Temple Society (KLTS) has triumphed in an inaugural varsity moot series against the student law society at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU). KLTS was awarded a shield for winning the competition at a … Continue reading

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Kent student mediators voted best international team

A team of student mediators from Kent Law School finished fourth and was voted the best international team at the 15th Annual International Law School Mediation Tournament held in Chicago. Rachel Bale, Meshaal Choudhary, Rachel Easton, and Hannah Loosley were … Continue reading

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Kent law students amongst top client interviewing teams in country

Kent law students Meghan Daniels and Feryel Beyrakdar have proved they are one of the top client interviewing teams in the country after finishing second in the national final of the Client Interviewing Competition for England and Wales. Meghan and Feryel, both Stage 3 … Continue reading

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Local Space, Global Life: two SLSA book prizes for Dr Luis Eslava

Kent Law School lecturer Dr Luis Eslava has been awarded the Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize and the Prize for Early Career Academics for his book Local Space, Global Life: The Everyday Operation of International Law and Development. It is the fourth time that the Hart … Continue reading

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Kent prepares to host UK final of National Student Negotiation Competition

Preparations are underway for the UK final of the 2016 National Student Negotiation Competition being hosted this year on Kent’s Canterbury campus. The honour of hosting the national final was given to Kent after law students Tomi Popoola and Sean … Continue reading

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CeCIL lecture gives global perspective to constitutional and labour law

A guest lecture offering students a global perspective to constitutional law and labour law has been delivered as part of an annual programme of speakers organised by Kent Law School’s Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL). CeCIL Co-Directors Dr Sara … Continue reading

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Nobel Peace Prize nomination for legal team including Professor Nick Grief

Dean for Medway and Kent Law School professor, Nick Grief, is a member of a legal team nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for its work at the International Court of Justice. The international team of lawyers is representing the Republic … Continue reading

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