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Free CeCIL public talk on Turkey’s state of emergency and human rights

The Kent Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL) will hold a free public talk in Canterbury later this month, to address questions raised by the state of emergency currently in place in Turkey. Entitled State of Emergency: On Turkey’s Gulenist … Continue reading

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Kent ranked as top 15 UK law school in Guardian University Guide once again

Kent continues to rank as one of the best law schools in the UK, retaining its ranking of 15th in The Guardian University Guide 2018 league table for law, published on Tuesday. Within this year’s Guardian league table, the Law … Continue reading

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Kent students win MacKay Cup Canadian Law Moot

A team of two Canadian students from Kent Law School emerged victorious in the final of the third annual MacKay Cup, a prestigious national mooting competition held at Canada House in London last week. Senior Status students Maariyah Baig and … Continue reading

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Kent first with PhD exchange agreement with the University of Melbourne

The University of Kent has established an exciting new doctoral student exchange agreement with the Law School at the University of Melbourne (MLS), which will enable research students at Kent Law School to spend a period of their research studies at … Continue reading

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Kent hosts Brown-Mosten International Client Competition 2017

Kent Law School hosted competitors from around the world for the Brown-Mosten International Client Competition 2017, held at the Canterbury campus of the University of Kent from 19-22 April. 20 countries were represented in the international competition, with teams (all … Continue reading

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Kent Law School ranked in top 10 for Graduate Prospects in The Complete University Guide 2018

Kent has been ranked 19th overall and 7th for Graduate Prospects in The Complete University Guide 2018 subject table for law, published yesterday. In retaining its ranking of 19th, Kent placed above 81 other UK law schools, and continues to … Continue reading

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Vice-Chancellor affirms Kent’s commitment to remain a European University

Following the UK referendum on membership of the EU, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kent and President of Universities UK, Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow, issued a statement on Friday 24 June affirming Kent’s commitment to remain a European University: ‘The … Continue reading

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Prof Harm Schepel appears on BBC Newsnight ‘Life After Brexit’ Special

Professor Harm Schepel of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies appeared on BBC Newsnight’s ‘Life After Brexit’ special on Saturday 25 June, following the UK referendum on membership of the EU. Contributing to a special programme which examined the implications … Continue reading

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Kent Professor Nick Grief instructed as expert witness in aggravated trespass case

A report prepared by Kent Professor Nick Grief has been relied on by two anti-nuclear protesters acquitted of committing aggravated trespass at HM Naval Base Devonport contrary to s 68(1) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994. The charge related … Continue reading

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Law School students exercise advocacy skills in court

Kent Law School students exercised their advocacy skills in the annual Police Probationers’ mock trials held at Maidstone Crown Court during the summer vacation. Law LLB students Ria Herbert, Theon Richards, Comfort Jarret-Coker and Mehrukh Ahmed participated in a number … Continue reading

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