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Professor Nick Grief recognised as Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Professor Nick Grief has been recognised as a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). The award of a Senior Fellowship reflects his considerable leadership experience and sustained effectiveness in teaching and support for learning, both as Dean for … Continue reading

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Professor Helen Carr’s new book explores precariousness in relation to home

A new book, co-edited by housing law expert Professor Helen Carr, explores the emergent and internationally widespread phenomenon of precariousness in relation to the home. Law and the Precarious Home: Socio Legal Perspectives on the Home in Insecure Times (Hart … Continue reading

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Call for papers exploring law & sustainable development

A call for papers exploring the role of law in overcoming challenges posed by global sustainable development has been issued to postgraduate students across the social sciences and humanities faculties by Kent Law School’s Graduate Conference committee. This year’s two-day … Continue reading

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Law students awarded scholarships for European Summer School

Kent Law LLB students Rhianna Melvin and Anna Musch have been awarded a scholarship to attend a two-week European Summer School in Brussels. Rhianna and Anna, were two of 17 students selected for scholarships for Kent Summer Schools taking place in Brussels … Continue reading

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Article prize for Professor Emily Grabham recognises outstanding socio-legal scholarship

A prize recognising outstanding socio-legal scholarship has been awarded to Kent Law School Professor Emily Grabham. The 2018 Socio-Legal Article Prize, awarded annually by the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA), was presented to Professor Grabham last night at the SLSA 2018 … Continue reading

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Grant for research on global security and international law

Law Lecturer Dr Gavin Sullivan, together with Dr Alejandro Rodiles Bretón of the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), has been awarded a Newton Mobility Grant by the British Academy of almost £10,000 for a collaborative study on global security … Continue reading

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Professor Iain Ramsay appointed to REF 2021 sub-panel for law

Kent consumer law expert Professor Iain Ramsay has been appointed to the sub-panel for law for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, the UK’s national assessment of research in higher education institutions. The REF is the UK’s system for assessing the … Continue reading

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Collection of comparative legal reasoning essays edited by Dr Simone Glanert

A new collection of essays honouring Kent Law Professor Geoffrey Samuel and edited by Dr Simone Glanert, will be released by Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing in April. Comparative Legal Reasoning: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Samuel, features the papers that … Continue reading

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Law students review cases of prisoners whose convictions may be unsafe

In the wake of the UK supreme court’s landmark 2016 judgment in R v Jogee, Kent Law School students have been helping to review cases of prisoners whose convictions may now be unsafe. The judgment called into question the safety of murder convictions … Continue reading

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Seeking a legal career? Apply now for a mentor!

The 2018/19 Kent Law School Professional Mentoring Scheme launches this week and Law School students seeking a legal career are encouraged to apply now for a mentor. Mentors, many of whom are Kent Law School alumni, volunteer their time to … Continue reading

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