Monthly Archives: October 2016

Policy to tackle modern slavery fails

Employment law expert Professor Judy Fudge argues that the government’s policy on modern slavery has ‘backfired’ and that a new, centralised inspectorate must be established to tackle the problem. Professor Fudge asserts that instead of offering migrant domestic workers greater protections, … Continue reading

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Kent Law School launches new free public lectures

International legal issues in the news are the focus of free lectures from the Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL) at the University’s Law School. In the first on Tuesday 1 November, Dr Sophie Vigneron’s talk The Destruction of Cultural … Continue reading

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Conference to explore challenges facing child refugees

A free one-day conference, jointly sponsored by the Migrant and Refugee Children’s Legal Unit (MiCLU) and Kent Law Clinic will be hosted on Kent’s Canterbury campus on Thursday 24 November. The conference aims to bring together professionals from a range of sectors … Continue reading

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Professor Nick Grief to deliver Keith Tucker Memorial Lecture

Dean for Medway and Kent Law School professor Nick Grief will reflect on his experiences of representing the Marshall Islands before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) when he delivers the Keith Tucker Memorial Lecture at Kent next month. The … Continue reading

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Environmental Law in Practice

For the first seminar in the LLM Environmental Law Seminar Series 2016/2017, Kent alumnus Rufus Howard spoke about his journey from gaining an LLM in Environmental Law and Policy at Kent to becoming Director of Sustainable Development at Royal HaskoningDHV and beyond. During … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Research Funding Open Day for students considering PhD in Law

Graduate students considering a PhD in Law are encouraged to come to a Postgraduate Research Funding Open Day at Kent Law School on Wednesday 30 November. The event, which runs from 11am to 4pm, will cover topics such as how … Continue reading

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Two-day conference for first-year law students

A two-day conference at Kent Law School aims to equip first-year law students with the skills and insight needed to help them achieve their potential in the first set of School assignments. The conference, ‘How to Succeed in Law’, will … Continue reading

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Guest lecture on relevance of 1951 Refugee Convention

A guest lecture exploring the relevance of the 1951 Refugee Convention will be given by Alan Deve, a Protection Associate at the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), on Tuesday 18 October. The lecture, entitled The 1951 Refugee Convention 65 years on … Continue reading

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Law students sought for editorial board of Kent Student Law Review

Law students interested in applying to join the editorial board of the Kent Student Law Review are invited to attend a meeting on Monday (17 October). The Kent Student Law Review (KSLR) is a student-led publication, offering undergraduate and postgraduate … Continue reading

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Kent Law School professor at International Court of Justice for judgments in Marshall Islands’ cases

Dean for Medway and Kent Law School professor Nick Grief was at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague this week to hear the Court deliver its judgments in the nuclear disarmament cases brought by the Republic of … Continue reading

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