World Mental Health Day: Introducing our new Student Wellbeing Officers 10 October 2018 The Law School is pleased to announce the introduction of Faculty Student Wellbeing Officers - an expert team offering professional support and guidance within the School for students who are feeling worried or upset, or looking for some extra help.
- Article by Dr Michael Naughton published in the British Journal of Criminology 11 October 2018 A new article by Dr Michael Naughton, Reader in Sociology and Law, entitled ‘Rethinking the Competing Discourses on Uncorroborated Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse’, has been published in the British Journal of Criminology.
- World Mental Health Day: Introducing our new Student Wellbeing Officers 10 October 2018 The Law School is pleased to announce the introduction of Faculty Student Wellbeing Officers - an expert team offering professional support and guidance within the School for students who are feeling worried or upset, or looking for some extra help.
- Professor Chris Willmore named on Council’s list of Inspiring Women 9 October 2018 Chris Willmore, Professor of Sustainability and Law at the Law School, was featured in South Gloucestershire Council’s project ‘Inspiring Women: The Legacy of the First World War in South Gloucestershire’.
- First ever female Supreme Court majority 9 October 2018 For the first time in UK history a Supreme Court case will be heard by a panel of judges with a majority of women, including President of the Supreme Court and former Chancellor of the University of Bristol the Right Honourable the Baroness Hale of Richmond, DBE.
- Centre for Health, Law, and Society celebrates first anniversary 8 October 2018 The Centre for Health, Law, and Society (CHLS) celebrated its first anniversary with an annual inter-disciplinary symposium and public lecture in the Law School on Tuesday 2 October 2018. Organised by CHLS member Dr Catherine Kelly, the symposium brought together academics from a range of disciplines to discuss doctors and the art of persuasion.
- Dr Foluke Adebisi featured on Bristol BME Powerlist 2018 2 October 2018 The Law School’s Dr Foluke Adebisi was featured on a list of Bristol’s 100 most influential and inspiring black and minority ethnic people. Set up as a means of ‘creating hypervisibility for some of Bristol’s unsung BME heroes’, the BME Powerlist celebrates the achievements of community leaders, influencers and changemakers.
- Bringing Ethics to Public Health Law and Practice 2 October 2018 This September, Professor John Coggon, co-director of the Centre for Health, Law, and Society at the University of Bristol Law School, spoke to national and international public health and policy audiences on public health ethics and law.
- STUDENT NEWS: Law Clinic application process open 1 October 2018 The University of Bristol Law Clinic provides students with an opportunity to gain a real-life experience of law, offering free legal advice and support to members of the public under the supervision of Law School staff. The 2018/19 application process for a place at the Clinic starts today.
- Looking Back, Looking Forward: Placement at the University of the Gambia 25 September 2018 The Human Rights Implementation Centre (HRIC) has had a collaborative relationship with the Faculty of Law at the University of Gambia (UTG) since 2011. Each year the HRIC has facilitated a postgraduate student of the University of Bristol Law School to teach law at the UTG for an academic year. We caught up with former placement holders Emily and Chris to hear about their experiences, as well as outgoing placement holder Anamaria to find out more about her aims for the year ahead.
- STUDENT NEWS: Human Rights Law Clinic applications open 24 September 2018 Applications are now open to join the Human Rights Law Clinic, which gives students the opportunity to provide pro-bono legal research assistance to organisations working on human rights legal issues.