Law

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 […]

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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 […]

Law Alumnus made partner solicitor

Edge Hill University Law Alumnus Lucas Griffiths has become one of the youngest solicitors to be offered equity partnership by a commercial law firm. Lucas, 26, has been welcomed as a partner in the commercial department by Chester law firm RGK Law LLP. He has been offered a leading role with RGK, having 
previously worked […]

Law lecturer awarded Doctor Europaeus

The Department of Law and Criminology is happy to announce that Mariagiulia Giuffré has taken, with Distinction, her PhD Final Examination, gaining the title of Doctor of Philosophy in International Studies (with specialism in International and European Law) at the School of International Studies, Trento University.  The Examination Committee, composed of Professor Elspeth Guild (Nijmegen and Queen Mary […]

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Legal Research Group Guest Lecture and Book Launch – ‘The Precariat: A New Dangerous Class’

Wednesday 2 April 2014 at 15.30-16.00 (Book Launch), 16.00-18.00 (Lecture), Room: HUB 1 Neoliberalism, as the combination of economic liberalisation, commodification, the privatisation of social policy and production, and the dismantling of institutions of social solidarity, entailed the painful construction of a global market system. This has generated a global class structure superimposed on national […]