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Human rights law can provide a transparent and fair framework for vaccine allocations

As Governments around the world wrestle with the question of designing a fair system to allocate their COVID-19 vaccine supplies for maximum protection against the pandemic, a team of researchers led by Dr Sharifah Sekalala of Warwick Law School propose that existing human rights legal principles should guide their thinking.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 15:58 | Tags: Staff in action, Expert Comment

Law Student Secures WIHEA Fellowship

Third year Law and Sociology student and SSLC Chair Lucy Young has been awarded a Warwick International Higher Education Academy (WIHEA) Fellowship. When asked how she felt about the news she told us, “I'm over the moon! I was quite nervous when I submitted my application, but I'm so glad I have the opportunity and resources to contribute towards substantial change across the university.”

Fri 19 Feb 2021, 11:30 | Tags: Award, undergraduate, Student Achievement, Staff in action

Expert Comment: Okpabi Judgment in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has published its judgement in the case of Okpabi and others (Appellants) v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and another (Respondents), heard in June 2020. Dr Stephen Connelly comments on the case and the legal principles at stake.

Fri 12 Feb 2021, 14:49 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Staff in action, Expert Comment

Ana Aliverti awarded the prestigious BJC Radzinowicz Prize 2020

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.

Tue 26 Jan 2021, 15:18 | Tags: Award, Criminal Justice Centre, Staff in action

Dr Sekalala wins ISRF Grant to support African Health App Project

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.’

Fri 22 Jan 2021, 16:03 | Tags: Award, Research, Staff in action, Funding

ELI Publishes Pilot Innovation Paper on Guiding Principles

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.

Fri 22 Jan 2021, 13:13 | Tags: Publication, Research, Staff in action

Law School colleagues gain Higher Education Academy recognition

Congratulations to two of our Law School colleagues who have gained Higher Education Academy recognition through the Warwick Academic and Professional Pathway for Experienced Staff (APP EXP).

Thu 07 Jan 2021, 11:27 | Tags: Award, Staff in action

Tor Krever on imperialism and international law in the New Left Review

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.

Tue 15 Dec 2020, 16:03 | Tags: Publication, Staff in action

Expert Comment: CMA fines Comparethemarket.com

Price comparison website Comparethemarket.com has been fined £17.9 million by the UK Competition and Markets Authority for breach of UK Competition Law. Here, Dr Kathryn McMahon of Warwick Law School explains the issues behind the case - and why this ruling is a break from previous practice by the CMA.

Fri 20 Nov 2020, 13:55 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Staff in action, Expert Comment

New Paper: The EU Rule of Law Initiative Towards the Western Balkans

The EU “Rule of Law” initiative aimed at encouraging social and political reform in the Western Balkans is struggling to make an impact in the face of domestic political indifference, and opposition to perceived external interference, argues a new paper from Western Balkans expert Dr Andi Hoxhaj.

Thu 19 Nov 2020, 11:10 | Tags: Publication, Staff in action

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