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Climate finance: rich countries aren’t meeting aid targets – could legal action force them?

The climate crisis is already taking a heavy toll on some developing countries, causing damage to crops and infrastructure and loss of people’s homes and communities, explains Harpreet Kaur Paul, from the University of Warwick's School of Law.

Thu 14 Oct 2021, 21:26 | Tags: Politics & Society Politics Law Business Economics Sociology

Coronavirus: a history of pandemics in prison

“As the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc across the world, the alarm has been sounded in prisons too”, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative reported early in April. It wasn’t wrong. Jails are high-risk environments for disease, where pathogens are easily transmitted.

Football postponements raise some big issues

The Premier League, the English Football League, the FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship have agreed to postpone the professional game until 3 April at the earliest. Professor Wyn Grant from Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies, explores the ramifications for the sport and society.

Prorogation, Brexit and the rule of law

Brexit continues to throw light on many practices of the UK’s constitution that often are obscure or not readily understood. Professor John McEldowney from the Department of Law at the University of Warwick casts a lawyer’s eye over what’s going on.

Thu 05 Sep 2019, 17:26 | Tags: Politics & Society Politics Law

Scanning for the truth

Using high resolution digital scanning technology and 3D printing has transformed the way the police collect and present evidence in criminal investigations, and resulting trials, in recent years. Professor Mark Williams at WMG, University of Warwick, explains how his collaboration with West Midlands Police has led to the Forensic Centre for Digital Scanning and 3D Printing, officially launched this year.

Wed 21 Aug 2019, 14:11 | Tags: Engineering Law Technology Science & Technology

The challenges facing the G20

Dr Celine Tan, Associate Professor in the University of Warwick's School of Law, assesses how the presidency of Argentina has focussed the G20 summit and examines the challenges they face.

Tue 04 Dec 2018, 09:48 | Tags: Politics & Society Politics Law Business

Knowledge is Power - Education is key for gender equality

On International Women’s Day, Shaheen Ali, Professor of Law at the University of Warwick, shares her thoughts on the role that education plays in achieving the UN’s goal of achieving gender equality by 2030.

Wed 07 Mar 2018, 12:00 | Tags: Politics & Society Law Education

The EU Referendum: In conversation

Britain goes to the polls on June 23rd to decide whether it should leave or remain in the European Union. In this article, researchers from each of our four faculties have highlighted some of the pro-leave and pro-remain discussions relating to their different academic disciplines.