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Law School Students Award Winning Human Rights Stories

In 2020, as the world was getting to grips with life in lockdown, we launched a writing competition for students at Warwick Law School, the home of Lacuna. We are delighted to share our four winners, who have each created stories we are proud to publish.

Mon 29 Mar 2021, 10:00 | Tags: Student Achievement, Lacuna, Feature

WLS Celebrates International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day and the theme this year is ‘Choose to Challenge’. In honour of this, we are celebrating the amazing work our colleagues are carrying out in order to forge a gender equal world. Here is a just a small selection of some of that work.

Mon 08 Mar 2021, 09:30 | Tags: Student Achievement, Staff in action, Feature

Dr Celine Tan Celebrates 20 years as a Warwick Alumna

This academic year, Dr Celine Tan celebrates 20 years since she enrolled on our LLM programme at Warwick Law School. She is now Director of Postgraduate Studies overseeing the LLM she remembers so fondly and working alongside her previous lecturers and professional services staff.

Mon 18 Jan 2021, 10:05 | Tags: postgraduate, Alumni, PG News, Feature

Warwick Law student awarded Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship

Second year Warwick law student Joshua Siriboe has been awarded the 2020 Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship. The Scheme was devised to address the disproportionate under-representation of black men from less privileged backgrounds in large commercial law firms and the City of London.

Thu 14 Jan 2021, 14:15 | Tags: Award, undergraduate, Student Achievement, Funding, Feature

Warwick Academic makes Top 10 in Decolonise and Diversify Reading List

The book, published in 2020 by Warwick Law School’s Dr Serena Natile, was recently listed in the D-Econ top ten alternative readings to the mainstream literature on global political economy which forms part of a movement to decolonise and diversify knowledge.

Thu 29 Oct 2020, 11:10 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Staff in action, Feature, Book2020

First Law School Virtual Public Lecture of 2020-21

The first Public Lecture of the 2020-2021 series will take place virtually on Thursday 22 October at 5pm. We will be joined by Mark Drumbl from Washington and Lee University and Barbora Hola from Free University Amsterdam for ‘Exposing Collaborators: Lessons for Law and Transitional Justice’

Wed 21 Oct 2020, 15:16 | Tags: Public Lecture Series, Feature

Black History Month: The Role of Race within the Legal System

As a Law School, that thinks about law in context, it is our responsibility to think critically of racism as structural injustice and explore ways in which the law may be used to change this. This Black History Month we are collaborating with Essex Law School and Kent Law School to provide a Series of Student Talks on Race and the Law.

Mon 19 Oct 2020, 08:03 | Tags: Feature

Warwick Law Welcomes New Professor

Warwick Law School welcomes a new Professor to our team.

Professor Alex Sharpe joins us from Keele University. She has been involved in transgender law reform and activism for over twenty years.

Tue 01 Sep 2020, 09:30 | Tags: Feature

Warwick Law Welcomes New Professor

Warwick Law School welcomes a new Professor to our team.

Professor Andrew Johnston joins us from the University of Sheffield where he worked as Professor of Company Law and Corporate Governance for seven and a half years.

Wed 01 Jul 2020, 09:30 | Tags: Feature

Dr Laura Lammasniemi is on the BBC

Assistant Professor Dr Laura Lammasniemi will be appearing on BBC Two’s A House Through Time on Tuesday 9 June at 21:00.

Tue 02 Jun 2020, 10:00 | Tags: Staff in action, Feature, Expert Comment

Lacuna shares latest article following the murder of George Floyd

Covid-19 is killing Black Americans at three times the rate it’s killing white people, and attacks on Black people – by both the public and the police – are leading the news agenda. Kathryn Graves explores how coronavirus has exposed the institutional racism that defines the second-class status of Black people in the USA.

Mon 01 Jun 2020, 15:16 | Tags: Lacuna, Feature

Coronavirus: Law Assessments Update

Following on from the message received on Monday from the VC regarding the Coronavirus situation, Andrew Sanders, our Head of School has created this update to clarify the situation for all of our Law School students in order to avoid any confusion.

Wed 18 Mar 2020, 14:10 | Tags: Feature

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