International Conscientious Objectors Day: Professor Lois Bibbings speaks at ceremony in London 16 May 2019 The Law School’s Professor Lois Bibbings was a guest speaker at the ceremony of remembrance for conscientious objectors to military service in London yesterday, International Conscientious Objectors Day.
- Mental Health Awareness Week: Spotlight on Law Clinic Partnership with Bristol Mind 16 May 2019 This year the University of Bristol Law Clinic established drop-in sessions with Bristol Mind, a mental health resource that promotes wellbeing and provides accessible support services for people in Bristol and surrounding areas. In this article Student Outreach Manager Susannah Burley writes about the Law Clinic’s commitment to support Bristol Mind’s aims and to alleviate the pressure that can arise from legal issues.
- International Conscientious Objectors Day: Professor Lois Bibbings speaks at ceremony in London 16 May 2019 The Law School’s Professor Lois Bibbings was a guest speaker at the ceremony of remembrance for conscientious objectors to military service in London yesterday, International Conscientious Objectors Day.
- “The most important thing is to follow your passions”: Interview with MSc / PhD student Yentyl Williams 15 May 2019 The MSc in Social Legal Studies is a great course for students wanting to take their first step towards a research career. In this Q&A Yentyl Williams, a mature student who embarked on the MSc after working as a consultant to institutions in the EU, Africa and the Caribbean - and who previously ran her own NGO - discusses how the critical skills she has developed through her study at Bristol have seen her discover a new world where she can channel her passions and analytical skills to tackle societal issues.
- Human Rights Implementation Centre advertises opportunity to teach at the University of the Gambia 14 May 2019 The Human Rights Implementation Centre is now advertising the opportunity for a postgraduate student at the University of Bristol Law School, to teach at the Faculty of Law at the University of the Gambia.
- Using AI and data science to crack the productivity puzzle at work 14 May 2019 The law firm of the future is a step closer thanks to a new partnership between Burges Salmon and the University of Bristol, which will explore how the use of AI and data science can improve productivity.
- “Five things we’re most proud of”: Law Clinic students reflect on their 2018-19 achievements 7 May 2019 A functioning justice system means access to both the courts and legal advice for all who need it. Yet, with cuts to legal aid, society’s most vulnerable are being left unprotected. The University of Bristol Law Clinic seeks to address this by providing pro-bono legal advice, supporting those that most need it to get the justice they deserve. We took a look back at the initiatives and progress that the Law Clinic has achieved over the course of this academic year.
- Making significant change: student Q&A with Julio Mkok 3 May 2019 Final-year law student Julio Mkok was recently awarded a prize for outstanding achievements at The International Students Conference for Africa (TISCA) 2019. In this Q&A he speaks about the event, his Bristol University experience, and shares his future plans for making significant, far-reaching change.
- Dr Oliver Quick shortlisted for St. Petersburg International Private Law Prize 3 May 2019 The Law School’s Dr Oliver Quick is among the global nominations for the prestigious St. Petersburg International Legal Forum Private Law Prize for his book ‘Regulating Patient Safety: The End of Professional Dominance?
- Access to justice: Law School employment dispute research part of EU-funded ETHOS Report 3 May 2019 As part of the EU-funded ETHOS research project - which sets out to build knowledge around justice in Europe, raise awareness of impediments to justice, and provide guidelines for policies to prevent and reverse injustice - a recently published report, co-written by the Law School’s Professor Morag McDermont together with Dr Pier-Luc Dupont, Dr Eleanor Kirk and Professor Bridget Anderson, examines alternative employment dispute resolution in the UK.
- Evidence submitted by Professor Eirik Bjorge cited in Constitution Committee Report calling for urgent reform 2 May 2019 On 30 April 2019 The House of Lords Constitution Committee published a report calling for urgent reform to strengthen Parliament's scrutiny of treaties, in which written evidence submitted by the Law School’s Professor Eirik Bjorge, co-written with Jill Barrett (Queen Mary, University of London), Arabella Lang (House of Commons Library) and Dr Ewan Smith (University of Oxford) was cited extensively.