Is social media beyond control?

An Edge Hill academic appeared on BBC One’s topical Sunday morning programme The Big Questions to discuss the idea that social media is beyond control.

International Criminal Court Book Launch

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 International Criminal Court in Search of its Purpose and Identity (Routledge, 2014)

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 […]

Department of Law and Criminology excels in Research Excellence Framework (REF)

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 […]

Fletchers Solicitors donates hundreds of law books to the Department

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Cassell Moore Solicitors offer work placements for promising Edge Hill Law students

Edge Hill University’s Centre for Sports Law Research has secured a lucrative partnership with Cassell Moore Solicitors to offer sports law students highly sought-after work experience placements. The law firm, which has a specialist sports department, is keen to develop the pipeline of talent in the sector and help meet demand from students for practical […]