Open Lecture: Benny Wenda and West Papua’s Struggle for Freedom – Today

Benny Wenda is a West Papuan independence leader and an international lobbyist for the independence of West Papua from Indonesia. Mr. Wenda was put on trial in 2002 for allegedly leading a procession of people in an independence rally. He escaped from prison and was smuggled to the UK by an NGO, where he has been recognized as a refugee. In 1961 the Indonesian army invaded West Papua and, the…

Bake sale for Nepal Earthquake Appeal raises over £300

On Wednesday 6th May staff and students from the School of Law baked lots of delicious cakes that were sold to raise money for the Nepal Earthquake Appeal. A big thank you to Helen Raby for organising the bake sale and students, Holly Beulah and Nicola Campbell for helping on the day. We managed to raise over £300 towards the Earthquake Appeal, so a big thank you to everyone who made…

Dr Cardwell on BBC Breakfast

Dr Paul James Cardwell, Reader in EU External Relations Law at the University of Sheffield, was a guest on BBC Breakfast on 23 April. Dr Cardwell was invited alongside Alhussein Ahmed, a refugee from Darfur, to discuss the migration crisis in the Mediterranean and the EU’s response to it. More about Dr Cardwell, including his list of publications, is here.

New Publications: Charity and non profit law by Nina Lueck

There are two new publications in the area of charity and non profit law by DAAD lecturer Dr. Nina C Lueck: Lück, Nina C.: The Golden Rule in the course of time: Charitable foundations in England, Germany and the EU Philanthropic Governance perspective – of Altruism and Calculation, in: Frenkel, David A. (ed): Law and History 2015, p. 73-89 Lück, Nina C.: Einführung in das englische Stiftungsrecht / Introduction to…

Recognition for the Law Teacher journal and editorial contributions by Michael Jefferson

Our senior lecturer Michael Jefferson is member of the Editorial Board and was for many years the Recent Legal Developments editor for the Law Teacher journal. Michael is one of our many members of staff who focus on research into teaching law in the best possible way to enhance our students learning experience while they are with us. The Law Teacher, the Journal of the Association of Law Teachers, is…

Miscarriages of Justice Event, 29th April 2015

On Wednesday 29th April, the School of Law is hosting a Miscarriages of Justice evening, to both raise awareness of miscarriages of justice and to celebrate the fantastic work being carried out by our students, under the supervision of Professor Claire McGourlay and Dr Andrew Green, at the University’s Miscarriages of Justice Review Centre. Wednesday 29th April, 3-7.15pm DB07, Bartolome House The event will run in three parts: 3pm –…

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