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Dr Rajnaara Akhtar featured on ITV News

Warwick Law School’s Dr Rajnaara Akhtar was featured on ITV Central News yesterday (Wednesday 11th May) discussing current English wedding law and whether it is fit for purpose in our modern multi-cultural society.

Thu 12 May 2022, 15:41 | Tags: Research, Staff in action

Warwick Law School makes WATE Shortlist

The 2022 shortlist for the Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (WATE) have been released and Warwick Law School has two nominations. With more than 115 excellent educators, teams, and communities to choose from, the WATE judging panels deliberated long and hard to identify those going through to the next round. Dr Jane Bryan has been nominated for the Social Sciences Faculty award and PhD student Cherisse Francis has been nominated for a Postgraduates who Teach award. Congratulations and best of luck to both of them. The winners will be announced on 27 June 2022.

Thu 28 Apr 2022, 09:00 | Tags: Award, Student Achievement, 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

The Transformation of Consumer Law and Policy in Europe

On 21 and 22 April 2022, Warwick will host a two-day conference for a group of leading European consumer law scholars to discuss the transformation of consumer law and policy in Europe since the turn of the millennium.

Wed 20 Apr 2022, 14:59 | Tags: Conference/Workshop, Research, Staff in action

UK announces sanctions against Bosnian-Serb politicians for ‘undermining peace’ - expert comment from Dr Andi Hoxhaj.

Dr Andi HoxhajLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window of Warwick Law, a specialist in anti-corruption law and policy, civil society, European integration, Western Balkans and regulatory law and policy, comments on the news that the UK has announced sanctionsLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window on Milorad Dodik, Bosnian-Serb member of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s state-level Presidency, and Zeljka Cvijanovic, President of the entity of Republika Srpska, "for their destabilising activity in Bosnia and Herzegovina."

Mon 11 Apr 2022, 16:02 | Tags: Research, Staff in action

Policing, Culture and Community: WM Police as City of Culture Partners

Read a new blogLink opens in a new window by Professor Jackie Hodgson and Dr Rachel Lewis on their project researching the partnership between the West Midlands Police and Coventry City of Culture Trust, including how arts and culture can be used to help increase public confidence in policing and improve police-community relations.

Fri 18 Mar 2022, 11:36 | Tags: blog, Research, Staff in action, COPR

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

'The McDonaldization of justice and the disappearance of fair trial?' Conference: 19- 21 May 2022

From 19 - 21 May 2022 the 11th conference in the series The Future of Adversarial and Inquisitorial System, a collaboration between the Universities of Warwick, North Carolina, Bologna, Basel and Duke University will be hosted at Scarman House, University of Warwick.

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

Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner joins AHRC grant for Smart Technologies Project

Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner has recently been awarded a share of an AHRC grant of £35,000 for a project on Smart Technologies which will analyse how the legal issues created by the internet of things could be addressed in UK and German consumer law.

Thu 03 Mar 2022, 12:00 | Tags: Research, Staff in action, Funding

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