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Law School Professor delivers keynote speech on "The UK Media and Human Rights" at the University of Liverpool - Friday 19th September

David Mead, Professor of UK Human Rights Law, will speak about the distorting effect of tabloid coverage of both domestic claims, under the Human Rights Act, and from Strasburg under the ECHR in a talk entitled "They offer you a feature on stockings and suspenders next to a call for stiffer penalties for sex offenders: do we learn more about the media than about human rights from tabloid coverage of human rights?". In it, David will outline ongoing research - a content analysis of...

International Summer School – Global Media and Communications Law, July 2014

In July, the Law School ran a module entitled ‘Global Media and Communications Law’ as part of the University-wide International Summer School which is organised by the International Office. We welcomed 9 students from across the world, including the United States, Australia and the Republic of Korea, for a 4 week course which covered a range of topics such as digital copyright law, the patent smartphone wars, free speech & hate speech, and internet privacy. The students also got...

Eloise Ellis - Excellence in Teaching Award

The School is very proud that Eloise Ellis has been awarded this year's Faculty prize for Excellence in Teaching. The judges were unanimous in selecting Eloise who was nominated by students for her passionate and engaging teaching across a range of modules, keeping students abreast of the most recent developments in the relevant subjects. Eloise works with students in all years of the LLB and the GDL, and they commended her for her supportive and approachable style, ensuring they perform to...

UEA Law Scheme - Work Placements

The 2013/14 academic year was our most successful year to date, with 52 students being awarded legal placements in solicitors firms and in-house legal departments and a further 10 students having the opportunity to sit with a judge in court. The placements are in every kind of firm - the UK offices of a large international law firms, regional partnerships and niche sole practitioners specialising in a particular area of law. There were also placements with the in-house legal departments of...

New Publication - Dr Nikos Skoutaris

A new publication, co-edited by a member of faculty - Dr Nikos Skoutaris, has been published. For more information please click on the following link: http://www.hartpub.co.uk/BookDetails.aspx?ISBN=9781849465236