Monthly Archives: September 2016

Dr Luis Eslava speaks of transformational process in Colombia ahead of national plebiscite

Kent International Law expert Dr Luis Eslava speaks of a transformational process happening in Colombia in an interview for online news magazine AlterNet ahead of the country’s national plebiscite on Sunday. The plebiscite is being held to decide if the … Continue reading

Posted in news, research | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

ISIS Crimes against the Yazidis – Law Lecture

A specialist in international humanitarian and human rights law gives a lecture for Kent’s Centre for Critical International Law on Tuesday 4 October. Sareta Ashraph is currently chief analyst on the Commission of Inquiry on Syria and will deliver a … Continue reading

Posted in CeCIl, news, research | Tagged , | Leave a comment

New book by Dr Emily Grabham examines law and time

A new book by Reader in Law Dr Emily Grabham offers a fresh and lively examination of the relationship between law and time. In Brewing Legal Times: Things, Form and the Enactment of Law (University of Toronto Press), Dr Grabham … Continue reading

Posted in news, research | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Surrogacy regulation research featured in Canadian media

Research into surrogacy regulation in Canada by Kent Law School Specialist Associate Lecturer Dr Pamela White has been featured by media outlets in Ottawa and Toronto. Dr White was interviewed by CBC News in Ottawa for a two-part article focussing … Continue reading

Posted in news, research | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Ruth Bundey speaks about experiences of Hillsborough inquests

University of Kent alumna and honorary MA graduate Ruth Bundey spoke to first-year students at Kent Law School about her experiences of the Hillsborough inquests during a visit to the University on Friday 23 September. Ruth is a member of … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Kent is top 20 law school in three major subject league tables for 2017

Kent Law School is ranked as one of the top 20 law schools in the UK in all three major subject league tables for 2017 following the publication of The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide this weekend. The … Continue reading

Posted in news, research | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Talk by Baroness Hale of Richmond on human rights and social justice

Baroness Hale of Richmond, the Deputy President of The Supreme Court and the most senior female judge in the UK, will speak about human rights and social justice in a talk to be delivered on Kent’s Canterbury campus on  Thursday … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Law Clinic wins damages for tenants sued by landlord

Tenants who were evicted by their landlord after complaining about a leak were sued for damages caused to the property – but the case was thrown out and they were given compensation after their case was taken up by the … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | Leave a comment

Law School postgraduate office team praised for administration excellence

Kent Law School’s postgraduate office team has been praised for its warmth and efficiency in a nomination for the University’s Administration Excellence Award. Together, the team comprising Lynn Risbridger, Postgraduate Office Manager; Stephen McLaughlin, Postgraduate Admissions Officer; Karen Finch, Postgraduate … Continue reading

Posted in news, research | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

BBC Inside Out feature story of Law Clinic Solicitor’s use of DNA

The story of the role that Kent Law Clinic Solicitor Sheona York played in pioneering the use of DNA evidence in legal proceedings will feature in tonight’s episode of Inside Out South East on BBC 1. Sheona was working on an immigration … Continue reading

Posted in news, research | Tagged , | Leave a comment