15 May 2013
Dr Judy Laing and Professor Rachel Murray in the Law School were commissioned to carry out research for the Care Quality Commission (CQC) In October 2012. The research looked at different models of monitoring mental health legislation in a number of diverse jurisdictions, including several European countries as well as North America and Australasia. The research highlights the importance of maintaining regular visits and meetings with patients to capture their experiences of care and detention.
3 April 2013
New research by Professor Judith Masson on care proceedings shows success in scheme to divert cases from court…
15 March 2013
Innocence Network UK (INUK) Spring Conference will take place on 22 March 2013, 1-7 pm at White and Case LLP, 5 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1DW
3 March 2013
Ms Gabe Tan, Research Assistant in the Law School, is one of this year's Vodafone World of Difference Winners. The World of Difference UK programme gives 500 people the chance to work for their dream charity, and get paid. Over the years the programme has helped hundreds of people donate their skills and experience to the charities of their choice.
26 February 2013
Malcolm Evans, OBE, Professor of Public International Law at the University, has been re-elected to chair the United Nations (UN) Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT).
14 February 2013
The School of Law congratulates Geraldine Hastings, who has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
5 February 2013
On Monday 4th February 2013 Professor Malcolm Evans will be delivering the 11th Ruth Steinkraus-Cohen International Law Lecture at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD). In his lecture entitled ‘The UN and Torture Prevention’ Professor Evans will draw on his experiences with the UN’s Subcommittee for the Prevention of Torture (SPT).
4 February 2013
A review of the Criminal Cases Review Commission’s (CCRC) effectiveness as the only gateway back to the Court of Appeal for convicted persons who have failed in their first appeal has been published by the Innocence Network UK (INUK).
31 January 2013
Productive Margins is an innovative new collaboration between communities in Bristol and South Wales and academics at the Universities of Bristol and Cardiff which will co-produce research about new forms of engagement in decision-making across politics, policy and the arts. The programme has three main themes: mobilising neighbourhoods, spaces of dissent and harnessing digital spaces. There are three ESRC funded PhD studentships, one attached to each theme. Each studentship is for a +3 award, and will commence on September 23rd 2013.
31 January 2013
The 6th Annual Bristol Law School Jurisprudence Lecture will be given by Nicola Lacey, who is Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford and Professor of Criminal Law and Legal Theory, University of Oxford. Her lecture is entitled "Institutionalising Responsibility: Implications for Jurisprudence", and it will be held from 3-5pm on 26 February, 2013. The event is kindly sponsored by Slaughter & May.