"Reaching my full potential": Q&A with law prize winner Victoria James 12 August 2019 Following last month's graduation celebrations, we caught up with recent final year LLB graduate, Victoria James who scooped the prize for 'Best student in Employment law'. In this Q&A, Victoria outlines why she chose to study at Bristol, what she loved about her course and how she came to realise her full potential.
- Centre for Health, Law, and Society welcomes new Co-Director 13 August 2019 The Law School's Centre for Health, Law, and Society (CHLS) is delighted to announce Dr Sheelagh McGuinness will be joining Professor Judy Laing as Centre Co-Director. Sheelagh will be taking over from Professor John Coggon, whose leadership for the last two years has helped enable the CHLS to establish strong foundations as a leading Centre for excellence in health law research.
- "Reaching my full potential": Q&A with law prize winner Victoria James 12 August 2019 Following last month's graduation celebrations, we caught up with recent final year LLB graduate, Victoria James who scooped the prize for 'Best student in Employment law'. In this Q&A, Victoria outlines why she chose to study at Bristol, what she loved about her course and how she came to realise her full potential.
- Centre for Law at Work: Book Edit 7 August 2019 The Centre for Law at Work News
- Success for Professor Michael Ford QC and team in major Court of Appeal strike case 31 July 2019 The Law School’s Professor Michael Ford QC appeared in the Court of Appeal on Tuesday 30 July, acting for the British Airline Pilots Association, BALPA, in an important strike case. The Court of Appeal judges dismissed British Airways’ appeal, in which it sought an injunction to prevent industrial action by the pilots.
- Q&A with prize-winner Emily Rigler Gillingham 30 July 2019 Following our graduation celebrations last week we caught up with recent graduate Emily Rigler Gillingham, winner of the prize for best final year research project as well as the Debbie Phillips Prize for best student in the third year of the LLB single honours programme. In this Q&A she shares her law school experience, the importance of perspective during stressful situation like exams, and her top tips for students starting out on their law degree.
- Graduation celebrations and prizes: Congratulations class of 2019! 25 July 2019 This week the Law School celebrated the graduation of the class of 2019 and their excellent results. From the cohort of students who had undertaken all assessments in their final year 90% achieved a 2.1 or above in their degree, with 98% of our Law with Study Abroad students achieving a 2.1 or above, an outstanding achievement.
- Prof Malcolm Evans discusses UN inspection plans for unfettered access to Australian detention centres 17 July 2019 17 July marks World Day for International Justice, a day to highlight the work done to support justice around the world as well as promote the rights of victims. Following a recent UN press release in which experts, including the Law School’s Professor Sir Malcolm Evans, called for justice for victims of torture, Professor Evans spoke about the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture delegation’s upcoming visit to inspect places of detention in Australia.
- Multi-disciplinary workshop: the role of relatives in the mental health compulsory admission process 9 July 2019 On 8 July 2019 the Centre for Health, Law, and Society hosted a research workshop exploring the role of relatives/carers in the mental health compulsory admission process. The event brought together a multi-disciplinary team of researchers from the Law School at the University of Bristol; the Schools for Psychology and for Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath; and the Department of Law and Department of Health and Social Sciences at the University of the West of England.
- Sir Malcolm Evans joins UN human rights experts' call for justice on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 26 June 2019 "Victims of torture have a right to redress, including compensation and rehabilitation" - UN human rights experts, including Professor Sir Malcolm Evans, Chair of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) and Deputy Director of the Human Rights Implementation Centre (HRIC) at the University of Bristol Law School, called for justice on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, June 26.
- HRLIP News: African Court on Human and Peoples Rights 24 June 2019 Human Rights Implementation Centre News