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Lacuna Magazine is recruiting

LacunaLink opens in a new window is an online magazine, run by the Centre for Human Rights in Practice, that exposes injustice and promotes human rights.

Each year we advertise paid support positions, offering opportunities to students with skills in social media, video production, editing, content marketing, art and graphic design.

Find new opportunities for 2022 advertised here.Link opens in a new window

Mon 26 Sep 2022, 15:31 | Tags: writing wrongs, Lacuna, Lacuna Magazine

The Practice of Law in the USA

Opportunities to meet and hear Judge Joseph Migliozzi

Tuesday 16th October 11-12 in H0.60

Judge Joseph Migliozzi will be speaking on the practice of law in the US, focusing on the current state of the death penalty. Joe is a District Court Judge in Virginia and has extensive experience both as a judge and as a Capital Defence Attorney. Please do email if you’d like to attend as places are limited.


Wednesday 17th October 10-12 in room s1.38

Judge Migliozzi will be available for one-to-one consultation to answer any questions you have about how to become a lawyer in the US or gain experience in US law.

Please do sign up for an individual consultation by emailing with an idea of the times you will be free during the two hour slot.


Wednesday 17th October 2-3 in A0.23

Judge Migliozzi will speak on the role of mental health courts in the U.S. and how mental health issues are currently affecting the criminal justice system. Again do sign up at to say if you’d like to attend.

Wed 03 Oct 2018, 15:52

Student volunteering opportunities at Coventry Law Centre advertised

The Centre for Human Rights in Practice has again arranged with Coventry Law Centre for a small number of Warwick law students in their 2nd, 3rd and 4th years to have the opportunity to volunteer in the asylum and immigration team. This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain practical legal experience in one of the country's leading law centres. It is particularly valuable for those considering a career in refugee/asylum law or other areas of human rights-related practice. Volunteers will be selected through submission of CVs and interviews. For more details on the application process, the Law Centre and the role of student volunteers see info on the Centre's student activities page -

The final deadline for submission of CV and covering letter is Monday 8th October at 5.00pm. Please email applications to me at

There will be a presentation on Friday 5th October at 11am in OC0.01 by Robert Bircumshaw, head of the asylum and immigration team at Coventry Law Centre, explaining about their work and the nature of the volunteering opportunities. You will have an opportunity then to ask any questions you may have.

Sat 29 Sep 2018, 09:41 | Tags: Coventry Law Centre, andrew williams

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