Researchers have released a short film featuring testimonies from victims of domestic abuse and stalking. The animated short is informed by a Glasgow Caledonian University study of women's experiences of the Scottish criminal justice system after reporting stalking and coercive control.
The Edinburgh Law School mooting team has won the Royal Celtic Society’s 200-year anniversary moot.
A major international summit could be the last hope in ensuring safe and sustainable water supplies for the planet, a University of Dundee expert has warned. Professor John Rowan, director of Dundee’s UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science, is an invited speaker to the UN 2023 Water C
Dr Mitchell Lennan and Dr Constantinos Yiallourides, lecturer and honorary lecturer at Aberdeen University's School of Law, have contributed chapters to an edited collection on the rule of law for oceans. The Environmental Rule of Law for Oceans – Designing Legal Solutions, edited by Dr Froukj
Professor Jo Shaw, head of Edinburgh Law School, will receive an honorary doctorate in law from the University of Helsinki on 16 June 2023. The University of Helsinki’s Conferment Jubilee celebrations commence on 20 March 2023 with the announcement of the university’s new honorary doctor
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