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CHLS success in bids for high-profile research projects 3 September 2019 The Law School’s Centre for Health, Law, and Society (CHLS) Professors John Coggon and Keith Syrett have been successful in securing major UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) bids. Professor Coggon will be working on TRU3D (Tackling Root Causes Upstream of Unhealthy Urban Development), and Professor Syrett will be part of SPECTRUM (Shaping Public Health Policies To Reduce Inequalities and Harm), highlighting the Centre's strengths in both public health ethics and public health law.
  • Brexit Briefing September 2019 18 September 2019 2019 has been a busy year for University of Bristol academics with Brexit commentary in the media ramping up in recent weeks. Since the appointment of Boris Johnson as PM events around Brexit have been fast moving with the suspension of Parliament, numerous legal challenges, the passing of a Bill to block no-deal and a purge of Tory rebels. The next few weeks promise to be an intriguing countdown to the October 31st deadline.
  • Students share knowledge at Annual Street Law Conference 16 September 2019 Susannah Burley, Vice Student Director of the University of Bristol Law Clinic, took part in a student-led panel at the event which was hosted by Queen Mary University Legal Centre. In this report she outlines what we do at Bristol and what she learned from the experience. The Annual Street Law Conference was held across two days at the beginning of September and attracted delegates from all over the UK as well as from the USA and Ireland.
  • PhD Law student interviewed on CNN about Parliament suspension 16 September 2019 Incoming Law School student, Robert Craig, who joined the Law School this month, was interviewed on CNN about the PMs attempts to push through a no-deal Brexit.
  • Dr Michael Naughton shares his opinion on latest governmental inquiry into miscarriages of justice 13 September 2019 A new article by Dr Michael Naughton, Reader in Sociology and Law has been published by The Justice Gap entitled: ‘Please forgive me, but I won’t be holding my breath.’
  • CHLS success in bids for high-profile research projects 3 September 2019 The Law School’s Centre for Health, Law, and Society (CHLS) Professors John Coggon and Keith Syrett have been successful in securing major UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) bids. Professor Coggon will be working on TRU3D (Tackling Root Causes Upstream of Unhealthy Urban Development), and Professor Syrett will be part of SPECTRUM (Shaping Public Health Policies To Reduce Inequalities and Harm), highlighting the Centre's strengths in both public health ethics and public health law.
  • Prof Gavin Phillipson speaks to BBC News and Newsweek about the prorogation of Parliament 30 August 2019 The Law School's Professor Gavin Phillipson has provided expertise on constitutional law through interviews with media outlets, including BBC News, 5Live and Newsweek, following the government’s decision to pursue the prorogation of parliament on Wednesday 28 August.
  • Professor Sarah Green appointed as new Law Commissioner 28 August 2019 The Government has today announced the appointments of the Law School's Professor Sarah Green as a new Commissioner at the Law Commission for a period of five years.
  • NHS Long-term Plan: Prof Albert Sanchez-Graells’ evidence cited in House of Commons Committee inquiry 22 August 2019 Evidence submitted by the Law School’s Professor Albert Sanchez-Graells has been extensively cited in a report published by the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee in the inquiry on legislative proposals put forward to support the implementation of the NHS long-term plan.
  • Centre for Health, Law, and Society welcomes new Co-Director 13 August 2019 The Law School's Centre for Health, Law, and Society (CHLS) is delighted to announce Dr Sheelagh McGuinness will be joining Professor Judy Laing as Centre Co-Director. Sheelagh will be taking over from Professor John Coggon, whose leadership for the last two years has helped enable the CHLS to establish strong foundations as a leading Centre for excellence in health law research.
  • "Reaching my full potential": Q&A with law prize winner Victoria James 12 August 2019 Following last month's graduation celebrations, we caught up with recent final year LLB graduate, Victoria James who scooped the prize for 'Best student in Employment law'. In this Q&A, Victoria outlines why she chose to study at Bristol, what she loved about her course and how she came to realise her full potential.
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