Dr Judith Townend previews The Body of Law, an exhibition inspired by the legal world which is on show at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Part of a public engagement programme by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies exploring and promoting the humanity of law, the drawings and sketches, by artist and blogger Isobel Williams, […]
Image created using tagxedo.com Dr James Hadley, researcher in translation/translingual studies at the School of Advanced Study, gives a taster of a ground-breaking new project on the world of legal translation that is bringing together the expertise of the Institute of Modern Languages Research and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
Niresha Umaichelvam’s dissertation proposal to investigate domestic violence from a South Asian woman’s perspective, won the £200 prize at the School of Advanced Study’s Human Rights Consortium’s first ‘research SOUP’ event. Below, the City University Master’s student shares the focus of the dissertation and some initial findings from her research.
The Fascist, National Socialist and other forms of authoritarian regimes that emerged in the twentieth century used criminal law as a key component of their repressive and social control strategies. Criminal law was both an instrument in such regimes’ exertion of power, and a medium through which their core ideologies were expressed and could be […]
To mark the launch of our call for applications for the first SAS/Senate House Library Public Engagement Innovators Scheme, we asked some staff from across the School about their experiences of public engagement and how it has influenced their research and professional practice. In this third post Judith Townend, Director of the Centre for Law and […]
By Professor Conor Gearty, FBA In this special guest blog for Being Human, Conor Gearty, professor of Law at the London School of Economics and Fellow of the British Academy, looks back on inspirations drawn from a career studying law. Touching on some of the law events organised for Being Human, he argues that, ‘Law […]
It is hard to define what a typical day in the life of magazine, newspaper or journal editor is like. Here, after a year with the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Student Law Review, Ronan Cormacain gives his views. My name is Ronan Cormacain and I am the Editor in Chief of the Institute of Advanced […]
Earlier this year Dr. Lawrence A. Joseph, constitutional law expert and now President of Grenada’s Senate, joined the School of Advanced Study as ST Lee Visiting Fellow. In this guest post Dr. Joseph tells us more about himself and his time with us.
The LLM is a course in International Corporate Governance, Financial Regulation and Economic Law, which offers a unique opportunity for academic and professional legal training for candidates who are already working in the financial markets or wishing to pursue a career in this sector. In this guest post Dr Mahmood Bagheri tells us more about how the LLM fits into […]