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

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 […]

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 […]

The UK’s new aid target law and the future of development – Professor Ambreena Manji

Posted on 16 July 2015 by Christopher Burns

Introduction In March 2015, the United Kingdom passed the International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Act (‘the Target Act’). This legislation commits the UK to spending 0.7% of gross national […]

Joint enterprise: how driving friends to buy a pizza could get you convicted for murder – Julie Price

Posted on 14 July 2014 by Christopher Burns

This blog first appeared on The Conversation The legal concept of joint enterprise caused outrage in South Africa in 2012, when 270 miners were charged with the murder of 34 […]

Quilting and Justice for LB – Lucy Series

Posted on 21 May 2014 by Christopher Burns

On 4th July 2013 Connor Sparrowhawk drowned in a bath in an assessment and treatment unit in Oxfordshire. Connor was a handsome, creative, irreverent young man, who happened to have […]

Diary of a UK Innocence Project 10: To e, or not to e: Electronic v Paper Case Management – Julie Price

Posted on 2 May 2014 by Alison Tobin

This blog first appeared on thejusticegap.com Paperwork: don’t you just love it? Actually, yes we do at our innocence project. If we’re going to make any sort of progress in […]

Diary of a UK Innocence Project 9: A Week of Innocence and Common Purpose – Julie Price

Posted on 17 April 2014 by Christopher Burns

This blog first appeared on thejusticegap.com Our fourth Innocence Week has been and gone. It’s Cardiff Law School’s annual contribution to raising awareness of wrongful convictions and problems with the […]

Diary of a UK Innocence Project 8: Second Time Lucky? – Julie Price

Posted on 19 March 2014 by Christopher Burns

This blog first appeared on thejusticegap.com Since its inception in 1997 the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) had, until today, only ever referred one case to the Court of Appeal […]

Copyright and Premier League Football in South Wales Pubs – Making Sense of the Law – Dr Luke McDonagh

Posted on 4 March 2014 by Christopher Burns

The issue of copyright infringement in relation to Sky satellite television broadcasts - and broadcasts of Premier League football matches in particular - has recently made national news headlines. In […]