Call for papers: Global health law symposium with Professor Lawrence Gostin 14 March 2018 The Centre for Health, Law, and Society is honoured to be hosting Professor Lawrence O. Gostin, the world’s leading scholar of the emerging field of Global Health Law, as an Institute for Advanced Studies Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor in April 2018.
- Call for papers: Global health law symposium with Professor Lawrence Gostin 14 March 2018 The Centre for Health, Law, and Society is honoured to be hosting Professor Lawrence O. Gostin, the world’s leading scholar of the emerging field of Global Health Law, as an Institute for Advanced Studies Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor in April 2018.
- Law Clinic: waiting list for cases 13 March 2018 The Law Clinic’s case load is currently filled to capacity. This may mean that there could be a delay of up to two weeks before we can confirm whether or not we can take on a new case. We ask for Law Clinic members able to take on cases to please contact us as soon as possible.
- University of Bristol Law Conference welcomes record number of speakers 7 March 2018 Under the profound and striking title of ‘The Age of Terror’, the sixth annual Bristol Law Conference demonstrated the sheer excellence of academic and professional legal discourse, consolidating the University of Bristol Law School as an exemplary advocate of constructive debate on diverse and polarising legal issues.
- HRIC participates in roundtable event 'Towards a 21st century treaty body system' 5 March 2018 From 28 February until 2 March 2018 Professor Sir Malcolm Evans (Professor of Public International Law and Deputy Director at the Human Rights Implementation Centre, University of Bristol) and Professor Rachel Murray (Director of the Human Rights Implementation Centre) participated in a roundtable event 'Towards a 21st Century Treaty Body System' at Wilton Park, West Sussex .
- Law Clinic invites applications for a range of paid summer internships 1 March 2018 The University of Bristol Law Clinic provides our students with the chance to offer free legal advice and support to members of the public, under the supervision of Law School staff. As the Clinic has grown over recent years, the services they offer are a vital resource to the local community and organisations.
- Spotlight on: the Human Rights Law Clinic 28 February 2018 The Human Rights Implementation Centre (HRIC) offers, through its Human Rights Law Clinic, the unique opportunity for students to work with international, regional and national organisations, engaged in the promotion and protection of human rights law. Through their work with the clinic, students gain practical experience and are able to acquire knowledge in international human rights law and practice.
- Head of School speaks to BBC News 24 about Black Cab Rapist investigation 27 February 2018 Professor Joanne Conaghan, Head of School, was interviewed by BBC News 24 about the recent landmark ruling in favour of claimants against police, who they accused of breaching human rights in failing to adequately investigate claims against the Black Cab rapist John Worboys.
- Brexit Briefing February 2018 22 February 2018 Academics from the University of Bristol Law School continue to share knowledge, debate and listen to opinion at a national, regional and local level.
- Dr Eirik Bjorge organises international courts of justice conference in Paris 21 February 2018 On 15 and 16 February the French Supreme Court of Justice, the Conseil d’Etat, hosted an international seminar on the general principles of law in national, European and international law, organised by Dr Eirik Bjorge.
- Professor John Coggon Participates in the X Factor for Evidence for the Public’s Health 20 February 2018 Earlier this month, Professor John Coggon, Co-Director of the Centre for Health, Law, and Society at the University of Bristol, was one of five speakers in an event hosted by the Health Foundation. Framed as The X Factor for Evidence for the Public’s Health, each speaker had the opportunity to make a pitch about how evidence—systems of knowledge—from their respective discipline might serve policy agendas to protect and promote the public’s health.