Monthly Archives: March 2017

Law Clinic students host event offering insight into UK criminal justice process

A one-day event offering an insight into the UK criminal justice process for individuals and organisations supporting foreign national prisoners and detainees was hosted last week by a team of students from Kent Law Clinic. The event, ‘From Arrest to Appeal’ … Continue reading

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Law School student awarded £19,750 Inner Temple scholarship

Kent Law School student and aspiring barrister Rachel Bale has been awarded a £19,750 scholarship by the Inner Temple. The scholarship – one of the highest available – will fully fund the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) which Rachel plans to … Continue reading

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Professor Nick Grief invited to speak at Controversial Weapons Webinar

Dean for Medway (and Kent Law School professor) Nick Grief was invited to share his research expertise with investors across Australia and New Zealand this week for a webinar cautioning against investment in controversial weapons. The Controversial Weapons Webinar was … Continue reading

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PhD student wins Slaughter and May African Essay Prize

Kent Law School PhD student Damilola Odetola has been named the winner of a prestigious essay prize established by Magic Circle law firm Slaughter and May. Damilola won the firm’s inaugural African Essay Prize for her essay on the question … Continue reading

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CeCIL event to highlight careers in public international law

Students considering a career in public international law are invited to a special Careers’ Panel event on Tuesday 28 March organised by Kent Law School’s Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL). Leading lawyers from the world of international law will … Continue reading

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Kent LLM students awarded LW906 module prize

Kent LLM students Isabela Rogowska and Chudamas Panpangapan have been awarded a prize for top performance in the International Environmental Law module. Isabela and Chudamas won £50 book vouchers, sponsored by publishers Cambridge University Press, for obtaining the best overall marks in … Continue reading

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Kent abortion law expert acknowledged in parliament

Legal advice provided by Kent abortion law expert Professor Sally Sheldon has been acknowledged in Parliament after MPs secured the right to introduce a Bill that would decriminalise abortion in England and Wales.  Currently, under sections 58 and 59 of … Continue reading

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Call for papers on the role of law in meeting contemporary global challenges

A call for papers exploring the role of law in meeting contemporary global challenges has been issued for the fifth interdisciplinary Graduate Research Conference to be hosted by Kent Law School on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 of June 2017. The conference … Continue reading

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CeCIL lecture offers critical re-examination of reparations

Public international law scholar Professor Vasuki Nesiah from New York University will offer a critical re-examination of the issue of reparations when she delivers the Centre for Critical International Law’s annual lecture at Kent on Thursday 23 March. In her talk, entitled … Continue reading

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Still time to apply for LLM by research degrees at Kent

There’s still time to apply for fee waivers and bursaries for LLM by research programmes beginning at Kent Law School’s Canterbury campus in 2017. With more than 60 postgraduate research students, Kent Law School offers a pluralistic and intellectual environment for research in … Continue reading

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