G4S and the South African Prison System – Ruth Hopkins, Investigative Journalist

On Wednesday 5th June 2019 from 2pm – 4pm in B105 investigative journalist Ruth Hopkins will talk about her investigation into a South African prison run by British company G4S. Ruth uncovered widespread use of electroshocking, suspicious deaths, forced medication with anti-psychotic drugs and lengthy isolation of inmates at multinational security company G4S’ Bloemfontein prison. Major international news networks ran the story, a governmental investigation was announced and G4S saw its shares drop.

Law, Criminology, Policing & Politics – Staff, Students & Graduates Summer Dinner

Friday, 3rd May 2019 from 19.00 until 00.00 in Sages, Edge Hill University – £22 (Price includes VAT).

Join us for a fantastic evening of food, wine and music in Sages, Edge Hill University. This will be our last opportunity to get together before the end of the academic year to celebrate all that we have achieved this year, and also hand over to our new society committees!

Careers Fair 2019

The Department of Law & Criminology are holding a Careers Fair on Tuesday 19th March 2019 from 10:30 to 13:00 in the Law & Psychology Building Foyer.
If you are interested in Graduate Jobs, Work Experience opportunities, Volunteering or Sandwich Placements, why not come along.

The Violence of Austerity – Dr Vickie Cooper

Power, Discourse and Harm Research Group Seminar The Violence of Austerity Wednesday 27 February, 2pm, Tech Hub Dr. Vickie Cooper of the Open University One decade after the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), austerity cuts continue to devastate communities. As well as highlight the architects of austerity and the political decisions underlying fiscal discipline, this talk […]