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Human Rights

Turning the personal into the legal – Alison Tarrant

Posted on 18 January 2018 by Helen Martin

Every undergraduate at a law school in the UK will be aware of the difficulties of drafting legislation in the British tradition. Statute in England and Wales aims to be definitive, expressing complex ideas in a way that eliminates confusion but remains comprehensible. Even simple rules can become complicated when they are set down in
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Beyond the statistics: South Sudanese refugees, rights and paperwork in Uganda

Human Rights, International LAw, Law in the Real World

Beyond the statistics: South Sudanese refugees, rights and paperwork in Uganda – Nicki Kindersley

Posted on 13 July 2017 by Helen Martin

Cardiff’s new Law and Global Justice Centre is now home to a new project focused on South Sudanese refugee histories of accessing rights, citizenship and legal paperwork. In partnership with Dr Mohamed A. G. Bakhit of the University of Khartoum, over 2017 I have been conducting research on the Congo-Uganda-South Sudan borderlands, exploring local histories
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General, Law and Gender, Uncategorized, United Kingdom

New Appointments to the Supreme Court – Any hope for diversity? Dr Rachel Cahill-O’Callaghan

Posted on 27 April 2017 by Helen Martin

Applications for the three positions on the UK Supreme Court are currently being considered by the Appointments Commission. The process will result in the appointment of two Supreme Court Justices and a new President of the Supreme Court, replacing Lord Neuberger, Lord Toulson and Lord Clarke. Whilst the appointments are strictly on merit, the current
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Cardiff Law School Innocence Project

Innocence Project, Law in the Real World, Pro Bono

Law in the Real World at Cardiff – Dr Russell Sandberg

Posted on 28 November 2016 by Helen Martin

Cardiff’s focus on Law in the Real World means that we place a special emphasis upon employability ensuring that our students graduate with the skills that they will need to thrive in the twenty-first century. Our multi-award winning Pro-Bono Schemes provide a range of opportunities for students to work on real life cases under supervision
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