Warwick Law School News
The latest updates from our department
Criminal Justice Centre (CJC) directors, Ana Aliverti and Henrique Carvalho, and member, Anastasia Chamberlen, have been awarded the prestigious Leverhulme Trust’s Research Project Grant for their project ‘The Vulnerable State: Appraising the Ambivalent Economies of State Power'.
Dr Ming-Sung Kuo's 2019 paper ‘Between Choice and Tradition: Rethinking Remedial Grace Periods and Unconstitutionality Management in a Comparative Light’ was cited by the Suprme Court of Cananda in R. v. Albashir ( SCC 48). Congratulations Ming-Sung.
Warwick Law School’s Dr Jane Bryan was featured on BBC Sounds this week (Monday 30th May) discussing the Say My Name Project and the negative impacts routine mispronunciation and name avoidance can have on an individual’s feeling of belonging and visibility.
In a world of growing complexity and interconnectivity, interdisciplinarity is an approach that brings together multiple disciplines to challenge how we understand some of the most pressing issues around us and to deliver real world impact. Professor Jackie Hodgson explains.
Warwick Law School’s Dr Rajnaara Akhtar was featured on ITV Central News yesterday (Wednesday 11th May) discussing current English wedding law and whether it is fit for purpose in our modern multi-cultural society.
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Warwick Law School is delighted to announce that it has been ranked equal 8th overall in the UK and equal 6th amongst the Russell Group universities that were assessed in the latest Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF).
Warwick Law School has successfully sponsored a Fernandes Fellowship devoted to funding early career researchers from Europe. We are delighted that Dr Maryna Utkina has now joined us at Warwick from the Ukraine and will be with us until the end of this calendar year.
Western Balkans expert Dr Andi Hoxhaj is one of the contributors to the 2022 Freedom House Nations in Transit ReportLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window, an annual expert assessment of the state of democracy in the region stretching from Central Europe to Central Asia, published this week.
On 21 and 22 April 2022, Warwick will host a two-day conference for a group of leading European consumer law scholars to discuss the transformation of consumer law and policy in Europe since the turn of the millennium.
UK announces sanctions against Bosnian-Serb politicians for ‘undermining peace’ - expert comment from Dr Andi Hoxhaj.
Dr Andi HoxhajLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window of Warwick Law, a specialist in anti-corruption law and policy, civil society, European integration, Western Balkans and regulatory law and policy, comments on the news that the UK has announced sanctionsLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window on Milorad Dodik, Bosnian-Serb member of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s state-level Presidency, and Zeljka Cvijanovic, President of the entity of Republika Srpska, "for their destabilising activity in Bosnia and Herzegovina."
Read a new blogLink opens in a new window by Professor Jackie Hodgson and Dr Rachel Lewis on their project researching the partnership between the West Midlands Police and Coventry City of Culture Trust, including how arts and culture can be used to help increase public confidence in policing and improve police-community relations.
Laws governing weddings are outdated and too restrictive in contemporary society, new research shows
Current laws governing weddings are too outdated and restrictive and do not reflect the diversity of faith and beliefs in modern society, a new report from experts at the Universities of Warwick and Exeter highlights.