Dr Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School, has been awarded a £5k ISRF grant to support her project: ‘There is no app for that, regulating health apps in Sub Saharan Africa.’
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.
The Fair Chance Foundation Project has been awarded over £42,000 of Economic and Social Research Council Impact Acceleration Account funding in order to complete a more in-depth impact phase.
Despite the global pandemic, Law School colleagues have still continued with their research and exploring what they are passionate about. Here is a selection of some of the books they have published this year.
Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor in Warwick School of Law, will be taking on two significant projects aimed at ensuring that human rights don’t get eroded in the national and international response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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”.
Dr Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School was part of an international working group on a two year in-depth inquiry into the ethical issues relating to research in global health emergencies. The aim of the report is to identify ways in which research can be undertaken ethically during emergencies, in order to promote the contribution that ethically-conducted research can make to improving current and future emergency preparedness and response.
Co-edited by Warwick Law Schools Dr John Snape, ‘Landmark Cases in Revenue Law’ will be launching in London on Tuesday 25 February 2020, 17:45 – 21:00. Landmark Cases in Revenue Law is a book which tells the story of 20 leading revenue law cases. It goes well beyond technical analysis to explore questions of philosophical depth, historical context and constitutional significance. The editors have assembled a stellar team of tax scholars, including historians as well as lawyers, practitioners and academics, to provide a wide range of fresh perspectives on familiar and unfamiliar decisions.
Dr. Amanda Wilson from Warwick Law School will be giving a talk titled 'The Moral Psychology of Restorative Justice' at KU Leuven, Faculty of Law later this month. Dr. Wilson has been researching justice alternatives in criminal justice for over a decade and has collaborated with a number of leading experts in the field from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
Was the killing of Iranian General Soleimani legal? Dr Christine Schwobel-Patel, Associate Professor in Warwick Law School looks at "imminent threat," a key test that must be met in order to claim self-defence under international law.