2010

December 2010

Dr McNamara presented 'Secrecy, the State and the Media...

Dr Lawrence McNamara presents the inaugural seminar of the seminar series 'The War on Terror and the Impact on Muslim Communities'

Dr Mohamed Elewa Badar addresses United Nations Personnel in Criminal Law and Shari‘a Seminar

Dr Mohamed Elewa Badar addressing United Nations Personnel in Criminal Law and Shari‘a Seminar at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Headquarters in Vienna, Austria

Michael Birnhack of Tel Aviv University presents "Legal Transplants and Cultural Colonialism: Hebrew Authors and English Copyright Law in Mandate Palestine"

The Centre for International and Public Law (CIPL) and the Intellectual Property, Media and Internet Research Group (IPMIRG) were pleased to welcome Professor Michael Birnhack to Brunel Law School in December. Michael’s speech was on legal transplants and cultural colonialism.

November 2010

Dr Badar in Criminal Law and the Rights of the Child Colloquium

Dr Mohamed Elewa Badar in Criminal Law and the Rights of the Child Colloquium organized by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London

Interdisciplinary lecture: DNA in Law and Forensic Science

Dr Giannoulopoulos and Dr Makarov explore DNA from an interdisciplinary point of view, in a lecture that brought together law students taking Evidence and Biosciences students taking Methods in Forensic Investigation.

Institute of Commonwealth Studies

Brunel Law School is sponsoring the UK Network on Minority Groups and Human Rights’ conference on Minority and Indigenous Rights: Emerging Themes and Challenges to be held on 18 and 19 November at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies...

Ian Walden, Queen Mary, University of London, "Porn, Pipes and the State: Censoring Internet Content

Wednesday 10 November 2010 11am Hamilton Building, Newton North

The Centre for International and Public Law (CIPL) and the Intellectual Property, Media and Internet Research Group (IPMIRG) were pleased to welcome Professor Ian Walden to Brunel Law School in November. Ian’s speech sheds light on interesting questions related to the freedom of the speech on the internet...

October 2010

Dr Mohamed Elewa Badar in Shari’á Law and Military Operations Seminar organized by NATO School and International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC) in Siracusa, Italy

Dr Mohamed Elewa Badar, the Co-Director of Brunel Centre for International and Public Law (CIPL), presented a paper and participated in the panel discussions of Shari’á Law and Military Operations Seminar organized by the NATO School in co-operation with The International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC), Siracusa, Italy, 11 - 15 October 2010...

September 2010

Induction 2010 - LLB

LLB freshers receive a warm welcome by the Head of School, the Deputy Head (Programmes) as well as the module convenors for Level I courses...

Induction 2010 - LLM

The Head of School Prof Javaid Rehman introduces our new students to Brunel Law School.

Induction 2010 - football

Freshers get the opportunity to face on the football pitch many of the academics that will be teaching them during the next three or four years

Audience with the Pope

Prof Rehman was invited to join a select group of individuals who had performed exceptional services for the promotion of Religion including People of Faith and those aiming to build an inter-faith dialogue...

Prof Roda Mushkat's legal expertise relied upon by the Court of Appeal of Hong-Kong

Roda Mushkat's prominent position as a leading expert in the area of international legal personality, with particular reference to the conceptually intricate 'case of Hong Kong', has received further affirmation in a recent citation by the Court of Appeal of Hong Kong...

June 2010

Paulette Morris delivered a paper at the Knowledge Exchange - Helpline Workshop at the University of Edinburgh in June 2010

With a focus on managing mediation help lines, the title of this presentation was 'They're unreasonable and I don't want to'. The paper was concerned with conflict between parents and teenagers (sixteen and seventeen year olds) and focused on the initial telephone calls with each of them.

Brunel Law School co-organised a major international conference on Law and Religion at Balliol College, Oxford.

Brunel Law School together with Oxford Society for Law and Religion and other UK and international associations  co-organised a major international conference on Law and Religion at Balliol College, Oxford (7 - 9 June 2010)...

Dr Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos gives paper on the impact of 9/11 on French criminal justice at John-Jay College of Criminal Justice conference in Morocco.

Dr Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos gave a paper on Criminal Justice in France after 11 September: Has the Balance Between Liberty and Security Been Disturbed?, at the Ninth Biennial International Conference on “Societies in Transition: Balancing Security, Social Justice and Tradition” in Marrakesh, Morocco, 2 - 5 June 2010...

Dr Peter Petkoff was invited to speak at international conference at the Central European University in Budapest

Dr Peter Petkoff is an invited speaker at the 18th Annual Conference on 'The Individual vs. the State' at the Central European University, Budapest. The topic of the conference this year is Religion in the Public Square...

May 2010

PG and PhD students; funded opportunity to visit Beijing

Brunel Law School is delighted to announce that Dr Mohamed Elewa Badar, a lecturer in law and the Deputy Director of the Centre for International and Public Law has managed to secure an impressive opportunity for 8 UK/EU PG students in the School to visit Beijing this year to attend 4 weeks of courses on international humanitarian law and international human rights offered by the Faculty of International Law at China University of Political Science and Law.

Brunel Law School students raise money for legal aid

A team of Brunel Law students complete the London Legal Walk.

Brunel student gives closing speech in Beijing training event

Three Brunel Law School students, Justin Zinda, Susan Yaa Amankwa and Hina Shahzad, spent a month trainingin China with the Study China Programme, under a UK government sponsored scheme which aims to foster mutual understanding between the People's Democratic Republic of China and the United Kingdom...

Feminist Judgments Project

Prof Christine Piper took part in the symposium on the work of the Feminist Judgments Project (FJP) at the annual conference of the Socio-legal Studies conference in April. This project, funded by the ESRC, has also involved Felicity Kaganas who wrote the alternative judgement for Re L, the leading case on contact and domestic violence...

April 2010

Dr Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos gave a paper at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences conference in San Diego, California (http://www.acjs.org/)

In his presentation, Dimitrios analysed the fourth amendment exclusionary rule – introduced by the US Supreme Court in Mapp v Ohio – from the scope of a comparison with the automatic exclusionary rules currently applying in Greece...

A special CIPL presentation by Anees Ahmed: Prosecuting the crimes of the Khmer Rouge: Challenges for the prosecution

Anees Ahmed - Senior Assistant Prosecutor at the UN-assisted Khmer Rouge Tribunal (Cambodia).

Date: Thursday 15 April 2010 at 4 pm
Venue: Room 159/160 Marie Jahoda Building

“These hands are not for hurting”

On 12 April 2010, a group of Brunel law students had members of the local community take part in hand printing a banner to raise awareness on the serious issue of domestic violence...

March 2010

AHRC-funded Colloquium

Dr Peter Petkoff presented a paper on Oriental Canonical Collections at the first of four AHRC-funded Colloquia, 30 – 31 March 2010, Robinson College, Cambridge.

Brunel Law School and the International Association of Penal Law host seminar on Criminal justice in the 21st century: the impact of security

Brunel Law School and the International Association of Penal Law (British Section) hosts a seminar on Criminal Justice in the 21st century. Friday, 26 March 2010.

The famous Keyhole

The famous Keyhole at the Villa of the Knights of Malta on Aventino in Rome.

Dr Manisuli S invited to serve as Judge at International Media Law Court competition

Oxford University's Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy have invited Dr Manisuli S to serve as a Judge at their 3rd Monroe E Price International Media Law Moot Court Competition. The oral finals will be held at Oxford University between 24 and 27 March 2010 and Dr Manisuli S will be serving as a Judge on 25 and 26 March.

Prof Olowofoyeku “Judicial Bias: Issues of Application of the Common Law Principle in a Final Collegiate Court”

The common law principle of nemo iudex (or the rule against bias) aims to secure continued public confidence in the administration of justice by ensuring that justice is always “seen to be done”.

Deirdre Fitzpatrick (Senior Counsel, International Transport Workers) "Seafarers’ rights: Who protect...

Deirdre Fitzpatrick explains the work of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in the maritime sector

Prof Patrick Polden’s (co-author) Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volumes XI – XIII, has now emerged from the press.

Prof Patrick Polden has contributed several chapters to this landmark OUP series, on the courts of law and the legal profession.

Prof Paul Roberts gives paper at CJRG event

Prof Roberts examined the English courts' reaction in Horncastle to the ECtHR's judgment in Al-Khawaja

Prof Kaiyan Kaikobad presents one of Brunel’s inaugural lectures

Inaugural Lecture Series 2010, 2 March 2010, 5.30pm – 7.30pm Newton Room, Hamilton Centre

February 2010

Mr Alain Pottage gives paper at IPIMRG event

Seminar addresses theoretical and anthropological issues of patent law.

Prof Sandy Ghandi gives paper at CIPL event

Prof Sandy Ghandi of Reading University explores the question of “The Human Rights Committee of the ICCPR and Problems of Implementation: Challenges and Prospects”

Criminal Justice Research Group hosts the Howard League for Penal Reform

The CJRG was privileged to have two members of the Howard League for Penal Reform at Brunel Law School on 3 February 2010, as part of the Criminal Justice Research group's 2009-10 seminar series.

January 2010

Dr Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos on research trip to India

Dr Giannoulopoulos has been on a research trip to India, which aims to generate teaching initiatives with a focus on South Asia, and partly by the Eurasia-Net project, which aims to create a basis for research cooperation with South Asian countries on human rights and minority issues.

Gerard Conway (Brunel Law School) "Holding to Account a Possible European Public Prosecutor"

Gerard Conway delivers seminar: "Holding to account a possible European public prosecutor: Supranational accountability across diverse legal traditions" on Wednesday 27 January 2010 at 4pm, Room 159/160 Marie Jahoda Building.

Dr Federico Ferretti recent articled in the Journal of Consumer Policy

Dr Federico Ferretti publishes “A European Perspective on Consumer Loans and the Role of Credit Registries: the Need to Reconcile Data Protection, Risk Management, Efficiency, Over-indebtedness, and a Better Prudential Supervision of the Financial System”

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