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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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Research, highlighted in the dictionary

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Law Research at Cardiff – Dr Russell Sandberg

Posted on 14 November 2016 by Helen Martin

At Cardiff our students are taught by experts in the field. Cardiff University was ranked as the fifth best University in the UK in the last Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2014. Our students share classrooms with academics who write leading textbooks and whose academic work is renowned across the globe. Legal academics at Cardiff
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The Leave vote won the EU Referendum - now for the UK to leave the EU (Brexit) it has to sign Article 50 of The Lisbon Treaty - mocked up here with a pen

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Why It Has Never Been a Better Time to Study Law – Dr Russell Sandberg

Posted on 7 November 2016 by Helen Martin

Law students are used to seeing topics they study appear in the media. Almost every item on nightly news bulletins has a legal dimension and where would most TV dramas be without the big courtroom scene? However, this has become even more common following the result of the Referendum on membership of the European Union.
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