Warwick Law School News
The latest updates from our department
Warwick Law School's Dr Rajnaara Akhtar has written a piece for The Conversation UK (published on the 2 August 2022) on marriage laws in England and Wales and the need to update outdated legislation. 'Your dream wedding might not be legal - time to update England's old-fashioned marriage laws.'
'Assessing the Role of Digital Finance for Gender Equality’ by Dr Serena Natile, is the latest in a series of briefs, bringing current legal thinking to bear on public policy issues and contemporary concerns, published by GLOBE, a research centre within Warwick Law School.
Artwork Credit: Pawel Kuczyński
Warwick Law School's Dr Andi Hoxhaj has written a piece for The Conversation UK (published on the 18 July 2022) on Russia's increasing influence on the Balkans just as the region's fragile peace is threatened.
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.
Ruby Turok-Squire, who recently studied on our LLM in International Development Law and Human Rights had her dissertation published in the Journal of International Criminal Law. A panel discussion on her recently published paper will be taking place next week. Find out more about how you can attend.
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
Current PhD student Harpreet Kaur Paul's article on 'Who should pay up for Climate Carnage?' has been featured in Novara Media this month.
Harpreet is also co-founder of Tipping Point UK, a movement which aims to help people from all communities and backgrounds use their power to take bold and regular action in order to win climate justice.
The Critical Legal Pocketbook is the result of an exciting collaboration between Warwick Law School colleagues and students involved in Critical Lawyers at Warwick (CLAW).
Edited by students at the University of Warwick, and written by expert critical legal researchers and practitioners, the Critical Legal Pocketbook is essential reading for law students in the UK and other common law jurisdictions and provides the tools for law students to uncover the hidden intricacies of law.
Dr Sharifah Sekalala and other co-authors publish paper on Sexual and Reproductive Health of young women in Uganda
The article titled “Realising sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescent girls and young women living in slums in Uganda: a qualitative study” was published on the 12 June 2021 by BMC (Bio Med Central) as part of their open access publishing. This project was funded by a GCRF and IAS grant on Sexual and Reproductive health in Ugandan Slums.
Released this month and published by Manchester University Press, the new book Reclaiming Migration: Voices from Europe's 'Migrant Crisis' was co-authored by Warwick Law School’s Dallal Stevens, Vicki Squire and Nick Vaughan-Williams (Department of Politics and International Studies) and Nina Perkowski (University of Hamburg).
The European Law Institute (ELI), an independent non-profit organisation that connects over 1,600 legal professionals and organisations from Europe and beyond, published an Innovation Paper on ‘Guiding Principles for Updating the Product Liability Directive for the Digital Age’ prepared by the Law School's Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner.
With US president-elect Joe Biden pledging to restore the ‘rules-based order’, international lawyers have extolled the triumph of a peaceful new world over its war-torn forerunner.