Published 04/01/2017 11:38
The career of one of the Edinburgh Law School’s most popular figures, Professor George Gretton, is to be celebrated in a book to be published later this year.
Published 06/01/2017 09:59
Online Learning graduate, Erica Fraser, from the LLM in Innovation, Technology and the Law programme has won the Best Student Paper award in this year's AIIP Essay Competition.
Published 09/01/2017 15:24
Edinburgh Law School's Professor Jo Shaw has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship to explore globalcitizenship and citizenship regimes.
Published 12/01/2017 11:21
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Published 20/01/2017 10:27
Edinburgh Law School is delighted to announce that Professor Alexandra Braun has been appointed as the Lord President Reid Professor of Law following the retirement of Professor George Gretton in August 2016.
Published 26/01/2017 10:36
Edinburgh Law School is saddened to announce the death of Professor John Kenyon (Ken) Mason on 26 January 2017, at the age of 97.
Published 01/02/2017 15:40
Edinburgh Law School's dedicated Centre for Professional Legal Studies (ECPLS) is opening its doors on 3rd March 2017, for all who are interested in taking the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice (PEAT 1).
Published 06/02/2017 10:32
Academic speaks about executive orders on flagship radio show
Published 06/02/2017 11:46
Lecturer in Commercial Law spoke to a delegation of Bahraini judges
Published 06/02/2017 12:05
The Willem Vis International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot will take place in preparation for final competition in Vienna
Published 15/02/2017 14:09
Research paper features contributions from school staff and was edited by Dr Tobias Lock and Tom Gerard Daly
Published 20/02/2017 12:06
The University of Edinburgh’s Festival of Creative Learning week takes place this week, with events being held across the University giving staff, students and members of the public the chance to work together and learn new skills.
Published 22/02/2017 14:07
Law school students and FLAC have teamed up to provided Law Specialist Evenings to members of the public.
Published 28/02/2017 11:07
Academic presented arguments in favour of incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scottish Law
Published 02/03/2017 18:18
Dr Smita Kheria, Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law, and Mr Nicolas Jondet, researcher with the SCRIPT Research Centre, provided an international perspective on collective rights management in a stakeholder forum, in Nairobi, organised by the Kenya Copyright Board. The Kenya Copyright Board is holding several stakeholder forums with a view to establishing a workable a regulatory framework that promotes transparency, accountability and good governance among Kenyan Collective Management Organizations (CMOs).
Published 15/03/2017 13:32
On 7th March, Dr Fontanelli delivered a presentation for the first regional launch of an online course on the right to property prepared in the framework of the HELP project of the Council of Europe (European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals).
The course was launched in Sarajevo for a group of judges from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia. The meeting was organised in partnership with the Judicial and Prosecutorial Training Centre of the Federation of BiH and the Judicial and Prosecutorial Training Centre of Republika Srpska.
Dr Fontanelli was invited as the coordinator of the group of experts who created the course, which has been translated in the local language and will be used to train local judges in several jurisdiction of the members of the Council of Europe.
The pilot-training project will last two months and will be tutored by Professor Ljiljana Mijovic, a former judge of the European Court of Human Rights.
Published 15/03/2017 13:44
Academic's study looks at policing in remote Scottish islands
Published 16/03/2017 13:08
Attendees from around the world come to Edinburgh Law School for famed pre-moot
Published 21/03/2017 11:12
Award was given during Europe's largest IT law conference
Published 21/03/2017 12:55
Academics and students from Edinburgh Law School will be holding two events aimed at those with an interest in studying European Law, discussing the current issues faced by the UK and Europe following the UK's decision to withdraw from the EU (Brexit).
Published 22/03/2017 14:04
The University's Festival of Creative Learning took place 20-24 February 2017
Published 06/04/2017 11:27
The award is made in recognition of outstanding international scholarship
Published 06/04/2017 13:59
Edinburgh Law Connections led the Hackathon on 31 March 2017
Published 10/04/2017 10:10
Academic will give a number of lectures on legal history and comparative law from 18 April to 6 May
Published 10/04/2017 11:02
The lecture took place on Friday 7 April
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Published 19/04/2017 12:45
The 16th Annual INADR International Law School Mediation Tournament took place in Glasgow on 5-8 April 2017
Published 03/05/2017 09:55
The sessions were entitled 'Free movement and criminal law: interactions and challenges at EU and national levels'
Published 04/05/2017 14:22
Dr Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm will have the role for the next five years
Published 04/05/2017 14:44
The term will run for three years
Published 11/05/2017 14:33
The Society reflects upon a year of competition success and cutting-edge problems
Published 11/05/2017 14:43
Conference was held in Braga, Portugal
Published 24/05/2017 12:06
The award was conferred by WeDo, a support and networking organisation for entrepreneurs
Published 24/05/2017 14:13
Dr Mancano gave a paper entitled 'Criminal Justice in Scotland after Brexit: at the Crossroads Between Devolution, Rights Protection and Judicial Cooperation"
Published 24/05/2017 15:32
Professor Stephen Tierney, Edinburgh Law School's Professor of Constitutional Theory, has won a prestigious ESRC Brexit Priority Grant.
Published 07/06/2017 13:45
Leo Lehr is a student on the LLM in European Law
Published 07/06/2017 14:08
Professor Christine Bell, Co-Director of the Global Justice Academy, is lead author in a major new report launched today by the British Academy in London.
Published 08/06/2017 11:40
Lecturer spoke at a special seminar on June 1, 2017
Published 14/06/2017 11:01
Academics will be part of the Scottish Parliament's External Experts Panel
Published 19/06/2017 11:36
Professor Gerry Maher, Dr Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm and Dr Kasey McCall-Smith talked about Civil Judicial Cooperation on 25 May 2017
Published 19/06/2017 13:10
Lecturer in Medical Law and Ethics spoke on June 10 in Atlanta
Published 21/06/2017 11:20
Reception was held in the Playfair Library on 13 June 2017
Published 26/06/2017 16:20
Academic Dr Fiona Jamieson chaired the conference, held on 8 and 9 June 2017
Published 28/06/2017 16:38
The Free Legal Advice Centre has been shortlisted for the Best Contribution by a Team of Students award
Published 14/07/2017 14:21
Prof Jo Shaw has been awarded the UACES Lifetime Achievement Award in European Studies.
Published 02/08/2017 17:02
Dr Tobias Lock was extensively quoted in a report on Brexit and devolution
Published 07/08/2017 16:27
We are proud to announce the appointment of a number of new academic colleagues
Published 15/08/2017 13:46
Candidates seeking to applying through Edinburgh Law School have until the 18th to register their interest
Published 21/08/2017 11:07
Some of our academics were recently awarded promoted posts within the School
Published 06/09/2017 16:30
Alumnus Drew McCusker has spearheaded the #TheseAreOurPrinciples campaign
Published 25/09/2017 10:53
Academic spoke about the effect of Brexit on the Energy inudstry
Published 25/09/2017 11:26
Academic spoke to the Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee
Published 25/09/2017 11:47
Law School prize giving ceremony took place on 12 September
Published 04/10/2017 11:56
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Awards took place on Thursday 28 September
Published 06/10/2017 11:55
Edinburgh Law School receives Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of its efforts to foster a fair and equal working environment for all individuals.
Published 23/10/2017 11:35
Professor Sharon Cowan and Dr Chloe Kennedy helping to co-ordinate new project
Published 23/10/2017 12:15
Dagmar Medeiros worked with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
Published 25/10/2017 11:09
The application period will close on 17th November 2017
Published 31/10/2017 11:44
The Centre will be based at the University of Edinburgh and supported by the Wellcome Trust
Published 31/10/2017 13:30
Edinburgh Law School initiative shortlisted in the Pro Bono award category
Published 07/11/2017 12:10
Dr McCall-Smith has been out around town presenting evidence regarding the pros and cons of human rights treaty incorporation.
Published 08/11/2017 15:36
Events and activities will take place from 13-17 November 2017
Published 09/11/2017 12:14
2017 marks the fifth anniversary of the establishment of the University of Edinburgh's Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and the Law
Published 05/12/2017 15:32
Edinburgh Law School's Free Legal Advice Centre, (FLAC), acknowledged at the Law Awards of Scotland 2017.
Published 21/12/2017 14:58
Dr Tobias Lock addresses the challenges of future EU negotiations in a new report for the Scottish Parliament's European Committee.