Former Warwick Law School student Dr Chikosa Silungwe was appointed by Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera as the new Attorney-General of Malawi last month. When asked about his new role, Chikosa shared, “it's a huge responsibility reposed in me to serve the people of Malawi.”
Warwick Law School welcomes a new Professor to our team.
Professor Andrew Johnston joins us from the University of Sheffield where he worked as Professor of Company Law and Corporate Governance for seven and a half years.
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.
Dr Stephen Connelly and Dr Celine Tan are supporting civil society groups, led by Jubilee Debt Campaign UK and Oxfam GB, in proposing legislation in the UK that will have the effect of suspending debt owed to private creditors of countries eligible for the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI).
Assistant Professor Dr Laura Lammasniemi will be appearing on BBC Two’s A House Through Time on Tuesday 9 June at 21:00.
Covid-19 is killing Black Americans at three times the rate it’s killing white people, and attacks on Black people – by both the public and the police – are leading the news agenda. Kathryn Graves explores how coronavirus has exposed the institutional racism that defines the second-class status of Black people in the USA.