A new research project will examine the attitudes of Scottish survivors of domestic abuse towards the sentencing of offenders. The Scottish Sentencing Council has commissioned Professor Nancy Lombard, a professor in sociology and social policy at Glasgow Caledonian University, to carry out the resea
The University of Glasgow has been awarded funding to establish a law clinic designed to increase access to justice in Scotland for complainers in sexual offences cases, through the provision of free independent legal advice and representation by solicitors.
Via Allan Millar: Christopher Reilly and James Marshall from the University of Strathclyde Mooting Society have won the first post-pandemic Sheriff Cup between the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow.
The life of Scotland's first female legal academic will be celebrated at an event in Dundee this month. Christian Bisset (later Tudhope) taught at University College Dundee and later Dundee University, as it became, between 1939 and 1972 and was the first woman in Dundee to obtain a BL, qualifying a
The Scottish Tax Clinic, which launched in late 2021 to provide free tax advice to the public, has celebrated some key milestones.
Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre, Old College Thu 30 March 202317:30 - 19:30 (GMT)
Ms Mama Fatima Singhateh, the UN Special Rapporteur on sale and sexual exploitation of children, is to deliver a lecture at Edinburgh Law School next month. The lecture will take place at 17:30 on 14 March 2023, in the King Khalid Building, Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Law School’s Professor Nehal Bhuta is to present a lecture entitled Recovering Social Rights. In the aftermath of a 40-year dismantling of post-war welfare and developmental states, the argument goes, economic and social rights are merely straws in the wind, legalistic arguments whic
The 14th annual Gerald Gordon Seminar on Criminal Law will be held at the University of Glasgow on Tuesday 13 June 2023. Further details, including a list of the papers which will be presented at this year's seminar, are available here.
Law courses at UK universities have seen a record number of female applicants in the latest annual data, a freedom of information request has revealed. Over the last three years, female applications to all law courses in the UK have risen by 13 per cent. Last year, female applications reached triple
Scottish diversity and inclusion consultancy, Diversity+, has partnered with the University of Edinburgh Law School to create an event that is possibly the first of its kind in Scotland. The Festival of Legal Possibilities, opening on February 21, will recognise and prioritise law students who do no
Aberdeen University's School of Law hosted two Taiwanese scholars as part of its Visiting Researchers Programme. The School of Law hosted Yea-Jen Tseng, professor of international law at the Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, and Hsin-Chih Chen, professor at the Department of Poli
Edinburgh Napier’s Lewis Hay and Michael Kerr have won this year’s Lord Jones Moot Competition, becoming the first team from the university to do so. Held at the University of Dundee this month, Napier beat Glasgow’s Emily Provan and Sophia Alvi in the final, which was judged by La
Professor Justin Borg-Barthet, convener of the University of Aberdeen’s Anti-SLAPP Research Hub, has provided expert evidence at the European Parliament. Last Thursday, Ramona Strugariu MEP convened the first “shadows” meeting of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil L
Jen Ang will deliver this year's Law & The Common Good Lecture at Glasgow Caledonian University on 20 February. The lecture brings togethers students, academics, practitioners and others to think about how we can make a positive difference in our communities.