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A doctoral student researching the 18th century Scottish Highlands & Islands has won the Rosebery Prize. Juliette Desportes, a student at Glasgow University, was awarded the prize for her transcription of Petition and Complaint by Roderick Mackenzie (1756).

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Tuesday 7 February9.45am - 3.30pmRoom 207, No.10 The SquareUniversity of Glasgow An event featuring presentations and panel discussions exploring ideas relating to the influence and impact religion may have on corporate social responsibility is being held next month at Glasgow University.

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As we emerge from Brexit and the Covid crisis, are the powers of the Scottish Parliament still fit for purpose? Is there a more optimal balance of powers for Scotland within the Union? Is federalism a viable option for the UK, and what would it look like? Alternatively, what would it mean for Scotla

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The second lecture in the 2022 Hamlyn Lecture series will be held on Wednesday 9 November at the University of Glasgow and will feature Professor Catherine O'Regan, who will speak on 'Courts and the Executive Branch of Government'. Professor O'Regan is the inaugural director of the Bonavero Institut

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Lord Wolfson of Tredegar KC will deliver this year's James Wood Lecture at Glasgow University next month on the topic 'Law and Government: Reflections of a Justice Minister'. David Wolfson, Lord Wolfson of Tredegar KC, is a British politician, barrister and Conservative life peer. He was parliamenta

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Dr Charlie Peevers, senior lecturer in international law at Glasgow University, has been awarded a Royal Society of Edinburgh personal research fellowship. Her research investigates how women in Scotland influenced international laws regulating nuclear weapons, and reshaped UK nuclear policy during

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The Glasgow University School of Law Workshop has been awarded £6,000 from the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) to develop a community lending law library. The project will allow potential students to visualise themselves as studying at the University of Glasgow and consider a f

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A young woman branded "naïve" for aspiring to a career in law, but who overcame every obstacle in her path to realise her dream, is now lending a helping hand to those following in her footsteps with the launch of online resource Legable. Lauren Bowie, 22, from Ayr in South Ayrshire, gradu

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The University of Glasgow School of Law Cake Committee is raising money for Glasgow South East Foodbank with a Virtual #CakeDay today. The committee would be extremely grateful for donations of any amount, which can be made here. Dr Jill Robbie, lecturer in law, tweeted: "Please bake and tweet a pic

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The woman who was told "over and over" not to go to the bar, yet who ultimately became Scotland's first female judge, has spoken about her path to the bench. In the latest episode of the University of Glasgow Law Podcast, Lady Cosgrove speaks to senior lecturer Maria Fletcher.

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A human rights expert has paid a visit to New College Lanarkshire to share his experiences with students. Organised by the Faculty of Business, Social Science and Sport, Professor Nils Melzer visited the College’s Coatbridge Campus to offer unique insights into his career to an audience of ove

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Senator of the College of Justice Lady Rae is in the running to become the next rector of Glasgow University. Lady Rae, who features in the university's 100 Voices for 100 Years project, was last year awarded an honorary degree by the university in recognition of her contribution to Scots law.

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The latest episode of the University of Glasgow School of Law podcast features Professors Fiona Leverick and James Chalmers discussing their findings for the Scottish Jury Research Project with Dr Alan Brown. Commissioned by the Scottish government, the research was undertaken jointly with Prof

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The second conference in a collaboration between the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow in international law – 'Glasginburgh 200' – will take place next year.

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