Monthly Archives: August 2016

New book on judging and legal reasoning accessible to all

A new book authored by Kent Law School Professor Geoffrey Samuel examines judging and legal reasoning in a concise format accessible to law students and researchers at all stages of their studies. Taking three distinct perspectives, A Short Introduction to … Continue reading

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Law students enjoy ‘Winter School’ in Brazil

A one-week ‘Winter School’ in Brazil has given six law students from Kent the chance to learn more about emerging trends in international and consumer law. Second-year law students Theodora Akrivou, Dan Bradbury, Jessica Cespon Chiu, Mihai Covrig, Jessica Luu … Continue reading

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Law student wins $5K in international entrepreneurship competition

First year law student Rayyan Sorefan is one of two Kent students to win the People’s Choice Award in the Virginia Tech KnowledgeWorks Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge in the US. Rayyan, and Politics student Cesare Dunker, won the $5,000 award with their idea … Continue reading

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Training contract success attributed to Professional Mentoring Scheme

Kent Law student James Mapley is in the enviable position of being able to choose from one of three offers for a training contract this summer; a position which he attributes in part to support he has received through the … Continue reading

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Kent Law School students amongst most satisfied in the UK

Students at Kent Law School are amongst the most satisfied law students in the UK according to latest results issued by the National Student Survey (NSS). This year’s figures, released today, reveal that 91% of final year undergraduate students said … Continue reading

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Lego workshop helps staff visualise complex projects and ideas

Academic staff at Kent Law School rediscovered the joy of playing with lego in a workshop exploring how the process of making 3D models can help with the visualisation of complex projects and ideas. Law School Professor Amanda Perry-Kessaris, who led … Continue reading

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Kent law students jet off to moot in Sri Lanka

Three Kent Law students are jetting off to Sri Lanka today, on their way to compete in the 11th LAWASIA International Moot Competition 2016. Law students Melanie Lafresiere, Jas Cheema and Tom Bishop are accompanied by Kent Law School’s Deputy Director of Mooting Johanne Thompson. … Continue reading

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Registration now open for UK’s Critical Legal Conference at Kent

Registration is now open for the UK’s Critical Legal Conference (CLC), to be hosted this year on Kent’s Canterbury campus by a team of academics from Kent Law School. With a theme of ‘Turning Points’ the annual gathering of international … Continue reading

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