The Law Teacher: International Journal of Legal Education – Call for Reviewers

The Law Teacher: International Journal of Legal Education – Call for Reviewers

The editors of the The Law Teacher are looking to refresh their Reviewer database and invite submissions from potential reviewers.

Further details  are set out in the attached flyer

“Is the use of nuclear weapons lawful?”, Westminster, 28 Oct

University of Westminster – Panel Discussion

Is the use of nuclear weapons lawful?

Date: 28 October 2014
Time: 5.30pm – 8.00pm
Venue: The Boardroom, The University of Westminster, 309 Regent St, London W1B 2HW

Full details can be found at:

Programme of Events at University of Ulster Law School, November 2014

Programme of Events at University of Ulster Law School

Nov 3rd Christian Aid and TJI Conference, Ulster University (Jordanstown)   ‘Civil Society, Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding’

Nov 5th Bridge of Hope, Ashton Community Trust and the Transitional Justice Institute invite you to a launch of the Transitional Justice Grassroots Toolkit: User’s Guide in the University of Ulster, Jordanstown Campus, on Nov 5th at 12.00 noon.

Nov 6th ‘ Transitional Justice in the Context of European Convention Obligations: Article 2 and the Package of Measures’. Keynote address:  Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. Ulster Hall, Belfast

Nov 19th TJI Seminar Series: Patricia Tappata Valdez ‘Human Rights Learning After Transition

“3D Printing: A Selection of Stakeholder Perspectives”, Bournemouth, 7 Nov

Bournemouth University – The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management
(CIPPM) at Bournemouth University invites you to attend a one-day event titled 3D Printing: A Selection of Stakeholder Perspectives
To understand the various implications relating to 3D printing, this event, will bring together industry experts, social scientists, policy makers, lawyers, economists and manufacturers of 3D printing. The event will also provide the platform for a discussion and peer-review of the UK Intellectual Property Office.

Date: 7 November 2014
Venue: Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University
Time: Registration: 9.30 am;  Conference: 10:00 – 17.30

For programme andregistration please see

For any queries, please contact Dr. Dinusha Mendis

David Price Memorial Lecture, De Montfort University: “When Crime and Bioethics Collide?”, 7 Nov

De Montfort University

The David Price Memorial Lecture, De Montfort University
Friday, November 7th 2014  | Hugh Aston 0.08 Lecture Theatre  | 6 – 7pm  | Drinks Reception

“ When Crime and Bioethics Collide? ”

The third annual David Price Memorial Lecture will be held on Friday 7th November 2014 at 6pm. This year, Professor Margaret Brazier and Professor Suzanne Ost will deliver the lecture jointly.

Professor Margaret Brazier
Margaret Brazier OBE, QC is Director of the Centre for Social Ethics and Policy, at Manchester University. She is a leading researcher in areas as diverse as the criminal process and health care, the use of human tissue, patients’ responsibilities, the history of medical law and the ethics of prolonging life in severely disabled foetuses and new born infants. Over the length of her career, she has chaired numerous bodies including the Nuffield Council on Bioethics Working Party, the Retained Organs Commission, the Review of Surrogacy Arrangements and the Animal Procedures Committee.

Professor Brazier and Professor Ost recently led a team reviewing criminal investigations into medical error, showing how difficult it is to convict doctors and nurses for wilfully failing their patients. They are co-authors of Medicine and Bioethics in the Theatre of the Criminal Process, Cambridge University Press, 2013

Professor Suzanne Ost’s, of Lancaster University Law School, main research interests are the legal and societal responses to child pornography, the sexual grooming of children and child sexual exploitation more broadly, healthcare/medical law and bioethics (particularly assisted dying) and the impact of criminal law on bioethics and healthcare practice.

Please register via Katie Scott, Secretary to Mrs Sheree Peaple
Head of Leicester De Montfort Law School

Call for Papers/Posters: PG Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender, Ulster, 8 May 2015

Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Christine Chinkin, Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science
Date: Friday, 8 May 2015, 09:00 – 18:30
Venue: University of Ulster, York St campus (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

The Transitional Justice Institute (University of Ulster) and the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (University of Ulster) invite proposals for a one-day postgraduate symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender to be held on Friday, 8 May 2015.

Please see the event listed under Forthcoming 2015 May 8th at for more details Deadline for submissions: 31/12/14.

2014 SLS Best Paper Prize: Rachel Cahill-O’Callaghan @CardiffLaw

We are very pleased to announce that Rachel Cahill-O’Callaghan of Cardiff University has won the 2014 SLS Best Paper Prize.  Her paper, ‘Reframing the Judicial Diversity Debate: Personal Values and Tacit Diversity’, was presented in the Open section at the Nottingham conference and will be published in Legal Studies in early 2015.

With best wishes,


Annette Morris
Senior Lecturer, Cardiff School of Law and Politics
Subject Sections Secretary, Society of Legal Scholars

SLS Centenary Lecture 2014: “The Fluidity and Stability of the Northern Ireland Constitution”, John Larkin QC, QUB, 11 Nov,

The Society of Legal Scholars is delighted to announce the SLS Centenary Lecture 2014

Date:            Tuesday 11 November 2014

Time:           5.30pm

Venue:         The Great Hall, Lanyon Building,
Queen’s University of Belfast

“The Fluidity and Stability of the Northern Ireland Constitution”
By: The Attorney General of Northern Ireland
John Larkin QC

Centre on Human Rights in Conflict Seminar Series, UEL, Autumn Term.

University of East London

Centre on Human Rights in Conflict
    Autumn 2014 Seminar Series

Wednesday 15th October
4 – 5.30pm
Room US.1.01, University Square Stratford, University of East London

Careers in human rights: Perspectives from practitioners
A panel discussion on pursuing careers in the human rights field

Chris Chapman, Adviser on Indigenous Peoples,
Amnesty International
Christian De Vos, Advocacy Officer,
Open Society Foundations
Rebecca Usden, National Youth Coordinator,
Aegis Trust

All Welcome, refreshments provided
Directions to University Square Stratford:

For further information, please visit
Or contact Johanna Herman at

‘Out of Proportion: Public Law, Politics and the Public Interest’ by Prof Adam Tomkins (@ProfTomkins), 19th Ganz Lecture, Southampton, 16 Oct.

Southampton University, School of Law
 19th Gabriele Ganz Lecture

Thursday 16 October 2014.

‘Out of Proportion: Public Law, Politics and the Public Interest’  by Professor Adam Tomkins FRSE, John Millar Professor of Public Law, University of Glasgow

The lecture will be held in the Nuffield Lecture Theatre A (Building 6), Highfield Campus and will commence at 1800.

Any queries to