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Turning the personal into the legal – Alison Tarrant

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

 
Law Research at Cardiff – Dr Russell Sandberg

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) […]

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

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 […]

Martha Fineman – Austerity, Vulnerability and Justice events

Posted on 6 July 2016 by Helen Martin

Cardiff University's School of Law and Politics is delighted to host a visit from Professor Martha A. Fineman of Emory University, Atlanta, USA this July. Martha is known around the world for […]

Gender Rules:  Research Methods in Law – Dr Sharon Thompson, Dr Lydia Hayes and Dr Dan Newman

Gender Rules:  Research Methods in Law – Dr Sharon Thompson, Dr Lydia Hayes and Dr Dan Newman

Posted on 10 June 2016 by Helen Martin

In 2016 the Centre of Law and Society funded a research series titled ‘Gender Rules’, supporting the emergence of a new research group on Law and Gender in Cardiff Law […]

The Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 : 2 years on – Christopher Humphreys

The Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 : 2 years on – Christopher Humphreys

Posted on 27 May 2016 by Helen Martin

A few years ago the Welsh Government decided to put the concept of active travel into law with the introduction of the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013. This was Wales being […]

The Struggle for LGBTI Rights in Kenya – Professor Ambreena Manji

Posted on 9 December 2015 by Helen Martin

Last week, Cardiff’s Watch Africa film festival ended with a screening of Stories of Our Lives, a film made by the Kenyan Nest Collective. I spoke after the screening to […]