International Criminal Court Book Launch

On 25 February 2015, Edge Hill University will host the launch of the book Mariniello, T. (ed), The International Criminal Court in Search of its Purpose and Identity. The launch will be held at 4.00 pm in JD11, with the participation of Professor Olympia Bekou (University of Nottingham), Dr. Patricia Pinto Soares (European University Institute) and […]

Law Clinic opens for business

Edge Hill University’s Law department has launched a new student-led Law Clinic to provide free legal advice to the student community.


Fletchers Solicitors donates hundreds of law books to the Department

Fletchers Solicitors Southport, one of the UK’s leading serious injury and medical negligence law firms, has donated the contents of its law library to the Department. A collection of over 600 books will be housed in the law library section of our new purpose installed courtroom. Click here to read more.


Law Clinic Opens for Business

The new Department of Law and Criminology pro bono Law Clinic was successfully launched in October and is now receiving a steady flow of enquiries from potential clients. The Student Advisors, who are final year undergraduate law students, are now beginning to work on legal problems for real clients, under the supervision of Law Clinic […]


Evaluation of treatment programme to help alleviate symptoms of PTSD

Research is currently being undertaken by Julie T Davies, Department of Law & Criminology, with the charity Talking2Minds™ (T2M™) that supports those suffering from combat related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The subject of mental health has a long, often misunderstood and varied history both within the popular imagination and schools of psychiatry, medicine and psychotherapies. […]

Edge Hill Law Academic Cited by Court of Appeal Judge

The research of an Edge Hill law academic has been cited by a senior judge. Lord Justice Laws – who is a member of the Court of Appeal and a recognised expert on the UK constitution – made reference to the work of Dr John McGarry in the Hamlyn Lectures, which have now been published […]

‘Use and Abuse of the European Court’s Jurisprudence by International Criminal Tribunals’ Conference, 14th June 2014

Saturday 14th June 2014 at 11.00-14.00, Room: B001 (Business Building) The Department of Law and Criminology will be hosting an international conference titled “The ‘Cross-Fertilization’ Rhetoric in Question: Use and Abuse of the European Court’s Jurisprudence by International Criminal Tribunals”. The Keynote Speaker is Vice-President of the International Criminal Court, Judge Cuno Tarfusser, The purpose […]