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A story of sex and betrayal from Scotland’s criminal past has provided inspiration for a new take on the country’s history – in the form of a comic book. Experts from the University of Dundee have produced The Persecution of Jean Lands, charting the conviction of Daniel Nicholson a

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Strathclyde Law School has announced the retirement of Professor Kenneth Norrie, and his appointment as professor emeritus. Professor Norrie has enjoyed a distinguished career over 40 years. Initially a lecturer at Dundee and then at Aberdeen, he has given 33 years’ service to Strathclyde. A S

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Former president of the Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, is to become a patron of the Aberdeen Law Project. Following his tenure as president, he was elected as an honorary Fellow of the Royal Society in 2017 and is an honorary member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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Burkhard Schafer, professor of computational legal theory at the University of Edinburgh, was recently interviewed about his approach to legal theory and technology, challenges in AI legislation, and the focus of his current research at REWI University of Graz. Professor Schafer was awarded a senior

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European human rights experts will this week join a discussion on moves to enhance the rights of ethnic and linguistic minorities in Scotland. The University of Glasgow will host the discussion on the role of the Council of Europe in enhancing minority and linguistic rights, with participants includ

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A new research project co-led by Edinburgh Law School aims to help the UK space sector more easily access guidance on global standards and laws concerning space sustainability. Dr Rachael Craufurd Smith and Dr Michael Picard are co-leads on the Green Toolkit for Space (GTxS) project, supported by re

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A doctoral student studying the concept of unfitness for trial is looking for research participants from the legal profession. Danielle Dyason, a PhD student in clinical psychology at Edinburgh University, is looking at legal and healthcare professionals’ views on the definition, terminology,

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Digital assets and the legal framework surrounding them will be the focus of a new research project funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). A team from the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Commercial Law consisting of Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Dr Alisdair MacPherson and Luci Care

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The student-run Law Clinic at the University of Strathclyde has been named a winner in the Herald’s Law Awards of Scotland, in recognition of its work in giving access to justice to communities in the Glasgow area.

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Lindsay Jack, director of student experience at the Edinburgh Law School, has received the principal’s medal. The medals are one of the ways in which the university recognises professional services, academic staff, or students who have made outstanding contributions to the University and wider

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The Aberdeen Law Project has appointed two new deputy student directors, Soma Mehmood and Hope Laing. Anna Robertson, chair of the ALP board said: “We are thrilled to have appointed Soma and Hope to step up into their new roles. The beauty of ALP is that each year we get to have members step u

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When Daria Shapovalova arrived in Aberdeen to study for a PhD in international law she never imagined that a decade later she would still be there, lecturing at the University of Aberdeen and leading the institution’s Centre for Energy Law. Her initial encounter with the city had been inauspic

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