Edge Hill’s Law Department offers free legal advice to the community

Edge Hill have announced the re-opening of their free Law Clinic on 20th September giving members of the public the opportunity to receive high quality, free legal advice.   Run by the Law Department since 2014, the Law Clinic allows members of the public, students and staff to receive free legal advice from law students.   The clinic can provide advice on wills and probate issues, employment and contract law, criminal offences, problems with landlords, […]

Seminar on Sport and Human Rights

Sport is a global system that generates its own rules and principles, but operates in the context of universal values, such as fair play, right to participate, and solidarity. Amongst these values, the protection of human rights of athletes, sportspeople, workers and fans must be upheld. The “Sport and Human Rights” seminar will highlight the challenges faced by a private system bound to apply public standards.

Police Research Unit Annual Lecture by Professor Philip Stenning

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This is the fifth year of our successful Annual Policing Lecture. This year we are delighted to have Professor Philip Stenning of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia. The lecture will take place on Tuesday 24 March 2020, 3.00 pm in room LP 0.25, Law & Psychology Building. The lecture by Professor Philip Stenning is “From ‘community policing’ to ‘plural policing’ provision: Evolving understandings of ‘policing'”. Philip will be talking about developments in policing from ‘the police’, via ‘private security’, to ‘plural policing provision’, and implications for what ‘policing’ involves, under whose auspices it is being undertaken, and how it can and should be democratically governed and held publicly accountable in the future. The lecture will draw on policing research, policy and practice.

Annual Lecture by Chief Constable Andy Cooke, Merseyside Police

Thursday 6th February 2020, 5:30pm Room LP 0.25, Law & Psychology Building. “Do Policing and Politics Make Happy Bedfellows? Or is ‘Operational Independence’, a Fundamental Principle of British Policing, Being Eroded?” Returning to present his second annual lecture at Edge Hill University, Chief Constable Andy Cooke QPM will discuss the relationship between politics and policing. Read the full article to book your free place.

Law Student Wins The Caroline Norton Award

The Caroline Norton Award has been presented this year to 3rd year LLB Law student Atalanta Sanders-Cox in recognition of achieving the highest mark overall in Land Law 2019. This Award includes a trophy for the successful student to keep and a summer vacation scheme