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Crown Court Trial with Service Prosecuting Authority

Crown Court Trial with Service Prosecuting Authority

BLS Human Rights Centre celebrates HR Day with conference on Immigration and Asylum

More than 50 people attended the discussion on Immigration and Asylum organised under the aegis of the BLS Human Rights Centre on the 10th December, the Human Rights Day as proclaimed by the UN General Assembly. The event sparked a very lively debate.

Creative Writing meets Politics, History and Law

Opportunities for interaction between students and staff from different parts of the College of Business, Arts & Social Sciences

Brunel University No 1 in London for Student Experience

Brunel University makes strides in Student satisfaction survey league table

BRUNEL PHD STUDENT WINS TOP AWARD

Bandar AL-Harbi has received the coveted Best Poster Presentation Award of the University of Hull at its 5th Competition. This prestigious award is only given 'to someone who shows an outstanding contribution to knowledge in the research field’

Brunel Law School students visit the International Criminal Court(ICC)

On the 8-9 April 2014, a number of Brunel Law School postgraduate students, accompanied by Lecturer Dr Eleni Polymenopoulou, had the chance to travel to the Hague, Netherlands, in order to participate to a 2-day study visit at the International Criminal Court and attend a trial chamber hearing in the case of the prosecution of Ruto and Sang.

Brunel Law School becomes Recognised Course Provider for Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

After an examination of Brunel Law School's undergraduate programme and new LLB with International Arbitration and Commercial Law, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has awarded the Law School the status of Recognised Course Provider.

Brunel Moot Court Refurbished for 2014 *NEW 360 view

Proud of its heritage in developing the debating and mooting skills of its students, Brunel Law School has recently redeveloped it’s Moot Court to provide a more apposite learning experience for its undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Private Prosecution deals with the Police: Police guidance to be revised

Professor David Rosen comments in favour of private prosecution deals with the Police. He examines briefly the role of the Police, and the objectives of a Prosecutor. He further examines why Police ought to be able to recover the costs of investigation at a time when Police cuts are prevalent.

Brunel’s IP Mooting Team are invited to participate in the oral component of the prestigious International Intellectual Property Moot

Following the submission of two 3,000 word written arguments, Jesse Edwards-Kwabla and Stefanie Zeigler have been invited to participate in the oral rounds of the 12th Annual International Intellectual Property Moot to be held on 20-22 March at Pembroke College, University of Oxford.

Applying for a job in the legal sector: The apostrophe and good grammar

Should we allow grammar to be eroded to simplify language? What does good grammar in legal drafting mean? What is deduced from bad grammar? How does this affect job prospects or client's perceptions of your abilities as a lawyer?

Interview with Professor David Rosen: Lawyers and Use of Social Media

Professor David Rosen is interviewed about the future importance and use of Social Media by Lawyers, and considers what Super Power he would have, if he had such powers.

International Council of Jurists Award 2013 conferred upon Professor Ben Chigara

Professor Ben Chigara has been awarded the 2013 International Council of Jurists Award "For maintenance of the highest standards of legal education and playing a seminal role in improving the educational system to cope with the increasing complexity of legislative and regulatory framework and the challenges posed by a shrinking world".

Professor David Rosen speaks at the Office of Fair Trading for the ACFE UK Chapter, on 'Discourse Analysis'

On Thursday 28th November 2013, Professor David Rosen, delivered a speech to the Office of Fair Trading, on 'Discourse Analysis' as part of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners UK Chapter conference, 'Back to Basics' which was attended by Civil Servants, Senior Police Officers and members of the Serious Fraud Office, amongst others.

A Legal and institutional analysis of the effect of European Union Law in protecting the rights of Roma minority - a focus on Hungary

Sharmin Chowdhury Hamvas presented on 28 October 2013 at the UK Network on Minority Groups and Human Rights Annual Conference.The theme of the conference was: Contrasting Indigenous and Minority Rights in Practice

Brunel University Professor informs UN Human Rights Council proceedings at 24th Session while compiling a Report for UN General Assembly consideration

Professor Benedict Tendayi Chigara warns the UN of the dangers of 'sleepwalking' into the crystallisation of a customary international law norm authorising a 'human rights protection exception' to the prohibition against the use of unilateral coercive measures under international law. See UN docs. at: http://www.refworld.org/pdfid/522d764c4.pdfc

Allen & Overy Work Experience Programme (22-23rd August, 2013)

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Three top Brunel Law School students are going to take part in this year’s Allen & Overy Work Experience Programme.

Winners of Graduation Prizes for 2013

Winners of Undergraduate and Postgraduae Prizes for 2013

Year of exceptional professional development and extra-curricular activity culminates with award of certificates to BLS students and staff

On Friday, May 17, Brunel Law School awarded certificates to its students for their active participation in the wide range of professional development and extra-curricular activities in the academic year 2012-13.

Brunel Law School Study Visit at the International Courts and Tribunals in The Hague

Brunel Law School jointly with National University of Ireland, Galway, organized a study visit at the International Courts and Tribunals in The Hague. The field trip included visits to the International Criminal Court, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon as well as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

Doctoral Seminar:Irish Centre for Human Rights

Doctoral Seminar: Irish Centre for Human Rights, 23-27 April 2013

Brunel Law School Academics Short-listed for University-wide Student-led Teaching Awards in three categories of Excellence (2012-13)

Professor Benedict Tendayi Chigara was shortlisted for the Inspirational Teaching Award alongside two other colleagues, both from the School of Arts; Dr Faye Fangfei Wang was shortlisted for the Postgraduates' Choice Award and also long listed for the Inspirational Award; and Mr Michael O'Sullivan was shortlisted for the Exceptional Module Award and also long listed for the Inspirational Award.

Brunel Law School study visit at the European Court of Human Rights

On the 20 March 2013, seven LLM students taking International Human Rights traveled to Strasbourg and attended a hearing of the Grand Chamber at the European Court of Human Rights.

BLS Associate Professor David Rosen is a Super Lawyer!

Brunel Law School is delighted to announce that Associate Professor David Rosen has been listed by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer in the 2013 Annual List of top Solicitors in London.

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