Monthly Archives: April 2016

Law School agrees fee waiver for a student affected by refugee crisis

In a mark of its commitment to supporting the plight of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants to Europe, Kent Law School has agreed to waive the tuition fees for one eligible student for the duration of either their undergraduate or … Continue reading

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Architects of existing surrogacy law agree reform is crucial

A conference organised by Kent Law School surrogacy law expert Dr Kirsty Horsey will hear Baroness Mary Warnock, whose 1984 report led to the surrogacy laws we still have today, say she has changed her mind about surrogacy. Baroness Warnock … Continue reading

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Kent amongst top 20 law schools in three leading league tables

Kent rises to a position of 19th in the Complete University Guide subject table for law, putting it amongst the top 20 law schools in three leading UK league tables. The latest Complete University Guide (2017) rankings, published yesterday, sees the Law School climb three … Continue reading

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Professor Davina Cooper awarded Feminist Theory Annual Essay Prize 2016

Kent Law School Professor Davina Cooper has been awarded the Feminist Theory Annual Essay Prize 2016. In selecting Professor Cooper’s essay ‘Bringing the state up conceptually: Forging a body politics through anti-gay Christian refusal’, the judge commended her “excellent scholarship.” The … Continue reading

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Law students shortlisted in Kent Student Awards 2016

Final-year Law School students Luna Rana and Tom Barrass are shortlisted in the Kent Student Awards 2016. Luna has been shortlisted for ‘Outstanding International/Multicultural Initiative of the Year’ for her work re-establishing and strengthening the Nepalese Society and for organising … Continue reading

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Second volume of Kent Student Law Review is launched

The second volume of the Kent Student Law Review, a student-led publication showcasing critical legal scholarship at Kent Law School, is now available to read online. The journal provides a platform for undergraduate and postgraduate law students to have their work … Continue reading

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New York Law School launch for Kent co-edited volume on the International Criminal Court

A new volume on the International Criminal Court (ICC), co-edited by Kent Law School lecturer Dr Sara Kendall and published by Cambridge University Press, was launched at an event at New York Law School this week. The launch of Contested … Continue reading

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Law School Student Adviser wins Best Academic Adviser award

Kent Law School Student Adviser Hattie Peacocke has been named ‘Best Academic Adviser’ in the Kent Union Teaching Awards 2016. The Teaching Awards are held each year to recognise and reward members of staff who go the extra mile to … Continue reading

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Prestigious research grant to explore regulation of alternative medicines around the world

A prestigious Wellcome Trust Investigator Award of more than £675k has been awarded to Kent academic Dr Emilie Cloatre for a project to explore the regulation of alternative medicines around the world. The five-year project will offer a unique in-depth socio-legal exploration of … Continue reading

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