Law

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 […]

Delegates visit Edge Hill for Law and Criminology Media Law event

More than one hundred delegates attended the Edge Hill University Law Alumni lecture about the Defamation Act 2013, which opened with an address from the Head of Department of Law and Criminology Professor Francesco Rizzuto and received papers from Paul Tweed and Ursula Smartt. Broadcaster and Edge Hill final year law student Dominic Walker chaired […]

Law and Criminology celebrate success of masters students

The Department of Law and Criminology is celebrating the success of three of its students who have successfully completed their LLM by Research degrees. The three students had each completed a 30,000 word dissertation which they then defended in a viva voce examination before two experts in their chosen field of research. The three students […]

A free Law Clinic to be launched in the New Year

The Department of Law and Criminology is pleased to announce it will be launching a Pro Bono Law Clinic in February 2014. The Law Clinic will be based on the University’s premises at Milton House, Ruff Lane, Ormskirk, and will offer free legal advice to clients. Initially, the Law Clinic will offer advice to members […]