Law Clinic shortlisted for Best Contribution by a Pro Bono Clinic Award 1 November 2018 The University of Bristol Law Clinic has been shortlisted for ‘Best Contribution by a Pro Bono Clinic Award’ within the 2018 Annual LawWorks Pro Bono Awards, which celebrate achievements made in enabling access to justice and the supporting of individuals, communities and not-for-profit organisation through legal pro bono work.
- Law Clinic Welcome Night 2018 15 November 2018 On Friday 26 October the University of Bristol Law Clinic annual Welcome Night was held in Priory Road Complex Lecture Theatre. The night aimed to introduce the new student committee, academic directors and administrative staff to new and returning Clinic members, as well as informing them of Clinic procedures and opportunities beyond the Clinic.
- Overcoming Education Barriers and Achieving Diversity 15 November 2018 New student led initiative, the ‘Unity and Diversity in law’ committee hosted an engaging conference namely “Overcoming Education Barriers and Achieving Diversity” on 10 November in the Great Hall at the University of Bristol. This diversity initiative which is the first of its kind at Bristol was sponsored by the University of Bristol Law School, Burges Salmon LLP, Travers Smith LLP, Ashurst, BCLP, Eversheds Sutherland LLP and Strive.
- Dr Michael Naughton introduces new book on Barry George case 6 November 2018 Dr Michael Naughton, Reader in Sociology and Law, has written the foreword to a new book by Michelle Diskin Bates, the sister of Barry George who was wrongly convicted and imprisoned for the murder of BBC TV presenter Jill Dando.
- Watch again: CHLS Seminar on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare 6 November 2018 On 31 October Dr Bernadette Richards (Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide Law School) gave a Centre for Health, Law, and Society seminar exploring the legal and ethical issues that surround technological advancement, in particular the questions raised by developments in artificial intelligence and healthcare.
- Law Clinic shortlisted for Best Contribution by a Pro Bono Clinic Award 1 November 2018 The University of Bristol Law Clinic has been shortlisted for ‘Best Contribution by a Pro Bono Clinic Award’ within the 2018 Annual LawWorks Pro Bono Awards, which celebrate achievements made in enabling access to justice and the supporting of individuals, communities and not-for-profit organisation through legal pro bono work.
- Decolonising the curriculum: Epigram interview with Dr Foluke Adebisi 31 October 2018 The Law School’s Dr Foluke Adebisi was recently interviewed by Epigram, the University of Bristol’s independent student newspaper. She spoke about the importance of Black History Month, the new Law and Race unit developed together with Dr Yvette Russell and student input, and how to be a good ally to the BAME community.
- Law School receives Athena SWAN Bronze award 26 October 2018 The Law School is delighted to announce that our application for an Athena Swan Bronze Award has been successful, seeing the Law School become the first non-STEM School in the University to receive an Athena SWAN award.
- The highlight of my legal education: Q&A with Kristina MacPherson 25 October 2018 As part of our Pro Bono Week series recent graduate Kristina MacPherson (LLB Law 2018) spoke to us about how her time working at the Law Clinic gave her experience in different areas of law, sharing her story of how volunteering helped her to prepare for the workplace even if not embarking on a traditional ‘law’ path, and reflecting on the insight she gained through the Law Clinic into how Pro Bono work makes a difference.
- Putting learning into practice: Q&A with Lana Murphy 23 October 2018 As part of our Pro Bono Week series we talked to recent graduate Lana Murphy (LLB Law with Study in Continental Europe, 2018) about being a part of the Law Clinic team, how voluntary work has opened her eyes to a wider range of future options, and her top tips on making your time at university the most rewarding experience for yourself.
- A year rich with endless possibilities: Q&A with LLM graduate Emily Littlehales 23 October 2018 As part of our Pro Bono Week series we caught up with Law graduate and winner of the prize for Best Performance in the International Law and International Relations LLM Pathway Emily Littlehales. In this Q&A she talks about the challenges of starting an LLM without prior experience of law, the value of embracing opportunities, and the way in which working with the Human Rights Implementation Centre while studying influenced her career path.