Law academic tells UK government how to tackle irregular migration in the Mediterranean

A Senior Lecturer in Law at Edge Hill University has recommended the UK government should tackle the root causes of migration, promptly provide legal ways into Europe and not push-back rescued or intercepted migrants to Libya for possible abuse and torture. Dr Mariagiulia Giuffré, made her recommendations to the UK Foreign Affairs Committee as part […]

Law academic tells UK government how to tackle irregular migration in the Mediterranean

A Senior Lecturer in Law at Edge Hill University has recommended the UK government should tackle the root causes of migration, promptly provide legal ways into Europe and not push-back rescued or intercepted migrants to Libya for possible abuse and torture. Dr Mariagiulia Giuffré, made her recommendations to the UK Foreign Affairs Committee as part […]

Legal blogger gets surprise award at graduation

A law graduate who uses social media to help other trainee lawyers has been acknowledged with a £2,000 scholarship from Edge Hill University. Ellis Kindred, who graduated with an LLB (Hons) Law degree with First Class Honours, received a University Scholarship for her outstanding work representing the ethos of the institution. Her blog El’s legal […]

Hat-Trick of Appointments to Sport’s Highest International Court

 A senior lecturer, graduate and a visiting fellow from Edge Hill University have all been appointed to sport’s highest international court. Dr Leanne O’Leary, a senior lecturer in law; law graduate Gareth Farrelly who is now a solicitor; and visiting fellow Professor Vanja Smokvina have been chosen as arbitrators to the Court of Arbitration for […]

Academics present report to the European Parliament calling for action in Israel

Academics at Edge Hill University have presented a report to the European Parliament following three years of research into Israel’s use of administrative detention against Palestinians. As a result of their findings, Dr Triestino Mariniello and Dr Peter Langford have called for Israel to end administrative detention and for the International Criminal Court to launch […]

Researchers investigating legality of detention in the Palestinian Occupied Territories

  Law researchers are investigating whether Israel is contravening international law by detaining Palestinians without trial. Academics at Edge Hill University are finalising research into the administrative detention of hundreds of Palestinian men, women and children in the Palestinian Occupied Territories. The team visited Palestine and interviewed Palestinians formally held by the Israeli authorities under […]

European Commission asks lecturer to train judges on enforcing war crimes

University lecturer asked by The European Commission to train judges and prosecutors on enforcing war crimes legislation. Triestino Mariniello, a Senior Lecturer in Law at Edge Hill University, has been asked by the European Commission to help enforce international and domestic war crimes legislation. As a former barrister and expert in international criminal and humanitarian […]