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'.
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.
Bursaries to cover conference travel and accommodation available for ECRs
The McDonaldization of Criminal Justice, University of Warwick, 19-21 May 2022
We have bursaries available of up to £500 to cover basic travel costs, accommodation and the conference & dinner. If you are a PhD student or ECR interested in attending The McDonaldization of Criminal Justice conference and require funding to support this then please contact Jenny Paterson at firstname.lastname@example.org
From 19 - 21 May 2022 the 11th conference in the series The Future of Adversarial and Inquisitorial System, a collaboration between the Universities of Warwick, North Carolina, Bologna, Basel and Duke University will be hosted at Scarman House, University of Warwick.
Congratulations to Ana Aliverti who has received the prestigious 2020 Radzinowics Prize, awarded by the British Journal of Criminology. Ana is the co-Director of Warwick Law Schools' Criminal Justice Centre.
Published in April 2020 by Oxford University Press, the focus of this book is the potentially radical and fundamental changes that are taking place within criminal justice in Britain and in France and the ways that these are driven by wider domestic, European or international concerns. This metamorphosis away from established values and practices is eroding what were once regarded as core rights and freedoms in the name of efficiency, security and justice to victims.
Congratulations to Assistant Professor, Dr Laura Lammasniemi who has been awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship for her project, “Narratives of sexual consent in criminal courts, 1870-1950”.
Professor Jackie Hodgson’s forthcoming monograph "The Metamorphosis of Criminal Justice" analyses several decades of legal and political change, contrasting domestic and European drivers within criminal justice across Britain and France and evaluating the ways that procedural models are able to influence, structure or limit reform.
Congratulations to CJC members Anastasia Chamberlen and Henrique Carvalho! Anastasia and Henrique recently published an article, which is one of the three articles that have been shortlisted for the Social-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Article Prize 2019.
CJC members Jackie Hodgson, Juliet Horne and Laurène Soubise publish research report ‘The Criminal Cases Review Commission – Last resort or first appeal?’
CJC members, Professor Jackie Hodgson, Dr Juliet Horne and Dr Laurene Soubise, have recently published their research report ‘The Criminal Cases Review Commission – Last resort or first appeal?’. The research was funded by the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account.
On 10 September 2018, the Scottish Feminist Judgments Project, co-ordinated by Warwick Law School’s Vanessa Munro and Sharon Cowan and Chloë Kennedy from the University of Edinburgh, will be hosting an exhibition in the Scottish Parliament.
The European Society of Criminology has awarded the 2018 ESC Young Criminologist Award to Anastasia Chamberlen in recognition of her article ‘Embodying Prison Pain: Women’s experiences of self-injury in prison and the emotions of punishment’, published in 2016 in Theoretical Criminology.