Crown Court Trial with Service Prosecuting Authority
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.
Opportunities for interaction between students and staff from different parts of the College of Business, Arts & Social Sciences
Brunel University makes strides in Student satisfaction survey league table
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’
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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".
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.
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
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
Three top Brunel Law School students are going to take part in this year’s Allen & Overy Work Experience Programme.
Winners of Undergraduate and Postgraduae Prizes for 2013
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 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, 23-27 April 2013
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.
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.
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.