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A leading specialist in legal history, human rights, religious freedom, marriage and family law, and law and religion will deliver the opening 2022 Gifford Lecture at the University of Aberdeen. John Witte Jr will deliver the first of a thought-provoking series which brings a unique perspective to f

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Pete Duff, professor in criminal justice at Aberdeen University, passed away on 29 September. Among other roles he was director of research for the College of Arts and Social Science, as well as interim head of college for a period. During his distinguished career he also worked at the Centre for Cr

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Pictured (L-R): Lady Carmichael; Professor Steve Olivier, RGU principal; Adrian Crofton, clinical lead at Torry Medical Practice; Hannah Darnell and Lord Provost of Aberdeen, Dr David Cameron. A student-led law clinic is preparing to launch in Aberdeen that will provide a free legal service to those

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Students and graduates will have the opportunity to put prospective employers in the dock as the University of Dundee hosts its annual Legal Recruitment Fair. Dozens of the country’s leading law firms will attend the university’s Bonar Hall on Wednesday 5 October, where the next generati

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Adnan Syed, whose imprisonment for the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee was the focus of the record-breaking podcast Serial, has been freed from prison after his conviction was vacated. A judge in Baltimore, Maryland highlighted issues in the disclosure of exculpatory evidence to Mr Syed

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Gibson Kerr is sponsoring Edinburgh University Men’s Hockey Club (EUMHC) following one of the most successful seasons in the club’s 120-year history. With a commitment to the development of its players and the aim of encouraging more students to play sport, long-established Gibson Kerr w

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The work of the independent Scottish Covid-19 Inquiry, chaired by Lady Poole, is underway, write Fiona Killen and Hazel Moffat. Its key aim is to report on lessons learned from the Covid-19 pandemic, balancing the need for a rigorous inquiry with a desire to report as soon as possible on those lesso

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The School Mock Court Case Project is now looking for volunteer legal tutors for its Juniors Mock Court programme. The project is a Scottish charity that runs educational extracurricular activities for children and young people. The aim of the charity is to advance the education and aspirations of y

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The Aberdeen Law Project’s representation team has secured a three-figure sum for a client in a tenancy deposit dispute. Law student Lucy Matheson represented the client at several case management discussions before appearing on their behalf at the First-Tier Tribunal (Housing and Property Cha

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The University of Aberdeen has retained the top title in a national competition that sees the cream of Scotland’s student legal talent go head to head in a negotiation showdown. Law students Andrew MacFarlane and Amber Rose Love, both 22 and from Aberdeen, battled it out against teams from Edi

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Strathclyde University's Mediation Clinic has received a major grant from Scottish government’s Justice Directorate. The £71,559 award means the clinic can continue to provide a free mediation service in 18 sheriff courts; last year the clinic received 279 referrals and provided 125 medi

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Old CollegeThu 9 June 202217:00 - 19:00 (BST) Join Edinburgh Law School for an Alumni & Friends Discussion with Professor David Fox, Professor of Common Law at the University of Edinburgh, and Lord Hodge, Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, to explore the question: What

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Edinburgh Law School has been ranked 17th in the world by subject in the latest QS World University Rankings. The rankings also place the law school 6th in the UK. Edinburgh is the only Scottish university to feature in the top 20.

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