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Durham students success at the Inner Temple Inter-Varsity Moot Competition 2024

LLB students Alasdair Burns and Justin Kong were two of the top four competitors at the prestigious Inner Temple Inter-Varsity Moot Competition held earlier this month.
Durham Law Students at at Inner Temple Intervarsity Moot Competition 2024

Longer sentences for ‘rough sex’ killers may not deliver justice for victims

After the Government announced longer sentences for rough sex killers, Dr Hannah Bows, who works in our Law School, has explained why she remains sceptical on whether this will provide justice for victims.
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Shadow Home Secretary praises Durham research

UK Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has praised Durham research aimed at addressing serious violence, during a visit to the University.
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New guidance developed to improve rape investigations

We’ve helped to develop new guidance for police forces to improve investigations of rape and sexual offences.
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Durham Law School's Thom Brooks exposes major story about government’s Rwanda policy for asylum seekers

Professor Thom Brooks has examined the Office for National Statistics data on asylum applications and grants.
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Durham research has a lasting global impact

We have launched a new Global Research Brochure where we shine a light on some of our incredible researchers who are making a difference in the world.
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Pension Fund Trustees and Fiduciary Duties: Decision making in the context of Sustainability and Climate Change

Philip Bennett, Durham Law School’s first Professor in Practice, welcomes the publication on 6 February 2024 of the Financial Markets Law Committee’s paper on “Pension Fund Trustees and Fiduciary Duties: Decision making in the context of Sustainability and Climate Change“.
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Durham University celebrates honorary degree for Lord Darroch, former UK Ambassador to the United States

During winter congregation 2024, Durham University awarded an honorary degree to Lord (Kim) Darroch.
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Durham law school partner of choice for Women Peace and Security expertise

Experts from our Law School have been assigned a unique role, as a leading partner of The Women Peace and Security (WPS) Helpdesk.
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Durham University awards two Doctors of Civil Law

Dr Desra Percaya, the current Indonesian ambassador to the UK, and City of London Corporation Alderman Alison Gowman were awarded Honorary Doctor of Civil Law on 4 and 5 January 2024.
Doctors of Civil Law 2024

House of Commons discusses citizenship recommendations by Professor Thom Brooks

Members of Parliament have recently discussed the Life in the UK test, and have noted many of Professor Thom Brooks' findings and recommendations on this topic.
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Durham Law School Announces Advisory Board

Durham Law School is pleased to announce that details of its Advisory Board and its experienced and distinguished individuals drawn from the Law and other professions and occupations are now available on our website.
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