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Law via the Internet Conference
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Saturday, 25 October 2014

The annual Law Review was posted out at the end of September but most seem to still be in the mass of undelivered mail at the Post Office.

To preview this year’s annual alumni newsletter , click on our Alumni Newsletters.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:30
Professor David Kennedy

This year’s Rabinowitz visitor was Professor David Kennedy, Director of the Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School. 


Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 07:15

An interdisciplinary group of students, from the Science and Law Faculties, supervised by Micha Young from the Law Faculty’s Institute of Marine & Environmental Law, will be heading to Copenhagen in October this year.  The competition, which is organised, hosted and funded by the University of Copenhagen, is centred around the negotiation of a Sustainable Energy Trade Agreement.  The aim of this Agreement, to be negotiated by the teams, each of which represents a fictional state, is to liberalise trade in environmental goods. 

Publication Date:
Friday, June 13, 2014 - 08:45
Albie Sachs Tang Award

Albie Sachs, the South African judge who rose to fame for his role in the anti-apartheid struggle, was recently awarded the Tang Prize, touted as Asia's version of the Nobels, for his contributions to human rights and justice.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 14:00