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Dr Ming-Sung Kuo cited by the Supreme Court of Canada

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 ([2021] SCC 48). Congratulations Ming-Sung.

Mon 06 Jun 2022, 10:00 | Tags: Impact, Publication, Research, Staff in action

Dr Jane Bryan featured on BBC Sounds

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.

Wed 01 Jun 2022, 10:15 | Tags: Impact, Research, Staff in action

WLS academic helps to shape global democracy benchmark report on Albania

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.

Thu 21 Apr 2022, 09:00 | Tags: Impact, Research, Staff in action

Laws governing weddings are outdated and too restrictive in contemporary society, new research shows

Current laws governing weddings are too outdated and restrictive and do not reflect the diversity of faith and beliefs in modern society, a new report from experts at the Universities of Warwick and Exeter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.

Fri 11 Mar 2022, 12:39 | Tags: Impact, Research, Staff in action

GLOBE Policy Brief on Feminist Recovery Plans for COVID-19 and Beyond

The seventh in a series of briefs, bringing current legal thinking to bear on public policy issues and contemporary concerns, has now been published by GLOBE, a research centre within Warwick Law School. The brief is based on the Feminist Recovery Plan research project coordinated by Dr Serena Natile.

Artwork Credit: “Until dignity becomes a habit” by Marga RH

Fri 11 Mar 2022, 09:00 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Impact, Publication, Research, Staff in action

Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner appointed co-reporter for ELI project

Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner, together with Professors Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell (Carlos III, Madrid), Christoph Busch (Osnabrück), Marie Jull Sørensen (Aarhus) and Dariusz Szostek (Wroclaw), was appointed as co-reporter for a European Law Institute (ELI) project to draft Guiding Principles and Model Rules on Algorithmic ContractsLink opens in a new window at the meeting of ELI’s Council on 24/25 February 2022.

Wed 09 Mar 2022, 10:00 | Tags: Impact, Research, Staff in action

WLS Celebrates International Women’s Day 2022

Today is International Women's DayLink opens in a new window<Link opens in a new window (IWD), a global event held each year to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness against bias, and take action for equality.

Tue 08 Mar 2022, 10:00 | Tags: Impact, Staff in action, Feature

‘College knowledge hubs’ in rural India to open

More young men and women from rural areas of India could gain informed access to higher education and better life chances, tackling age-old obstacles of gender, caste and class, thanks to a project led by the University of Warwick — and a half-million-pound boost from the Fair Chance Foundation.

Wed 16 Feb 2022, 11:12 | Tags: Impact, Research, Staff in action

Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner contributes to ELI response

The European Law Institute (ELI) recently published its response to a European Commission consultation on reforms to the Product Liability Directive and liability for Artificial Intelligence systems. Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner contributed to ELI’s response, focusing in particular on the Product Liability Directive and building on the Guiding Principles he developed for ELI’s Innovation Paper on Guiding Principles for updating the Product Liability Directive for the Digital Age (2021).

Mon 07 Feb 2022, 09:50 | Tags: Impact, Research, Staff in action

Frontiers Ask the Author: Professor Alex Sharpe

Professor Linda Mulcahy from the University of Oxford's Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, interviews WLS Professor Alex Sharpe about her rich contribution to the field of socio-legal study over the last 25 years, in Frontiers' second Ask the Author post. Read the article.

Thu 03 Feb 2022, 10:27 | Tags: Impact, Research, Staff in action

Gender and ageing in African contexts workshop

Warwick Law School in partnership with HelpAge International (Africa region) and the University of Nairobi, School of Law held a two day workshop on Gender and ageing in African contexts: policy, legal and institutional development in Nairobi, Kenya from 4 – 5 June 2019.

COPR Final Report on Public Confidence and Crime Reduction

In January 2019, the Centre for Operational Police Research (COPR) released their final report on Public Confidence and Crime Reduction: The Impact of Forensic Property Marking.

The project was completed in co-operation with West Mercia Police and assessed a field trial involving over 20,000 households in the Telford area.

Mon 04 Feb 2019, 14:02 | Tags: Impact, Research, COPR

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