Fastrack graduate Kudzai Kowo aims to put his future Edge Hill law degree to good use – by planning to start a new career in human rights. Kudzai from Stockport had always wanted to study law, and his former job in a Government agency meant he was dealing with legislation on a daily basis. So […]
Edge Hill law graduate Adam Williams has secured a pupillage with legal firm Hine Solicitors. Hine Solicitors operate across England with Adam taking his pupillage at their office in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. The 12-month pupillage will see him follow a pupil master or mistress (a senior member of the bar) for six months – helping with […]
Edge Hill University Law School has opened a brand new ‘Mooting Room’ where legal students can practice their courtroom skills.
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 […]
The Department is very proud to announce that the book T. Mariniello (ed.), The International Criminal Court in Search of its Purpose and Identity, has just been published by Routledge. On 26 April 2013, Dr. Mariniello organised an international conference titled ‘The First Ten Years of the International Criminal Court: Achievements and Challenges’ at Edge […]
The Department of Law and Criminology is celebrating an excellent result in the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), the results of which were published today (18th December 2014). The REF is the government’s national assessment of university research. The REF results show that 86% of research undertaken by Law and Criminology tutors is recognised as being […]
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 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.
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 […]
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. […]