Durham Law School Alumnus Leon Y. Xiao has been listed as one of Forbes ’30 under 30’ on the Europe list 2023 thanks to his policy advocacy and research on the regulation of gambling-like products in video games known as loot boxes.
We are ranked 46th in the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023. The rankings, announced in March 2023 assessed over 18,300 subjects from 1,597 institutions across the world, based on academic and employer reputation, citations per academic paper, impact and quality of research and international research collaboration factors.
Durham Law School is looking forward to welcoming 30 school pupils from Years 8-10 on 23 March for the first in a new programme of ‘Introduction to Law’ outreach sessions, delivered in partnership with Slaughter and May.
Dr Chris Bevan from our Law School explains what property guardianship is and the history behind the alternative housing system.
Dr Natalie Sedacca aids civil society campaign to remove the ‘Family Worker Exemption’ from the minimum wage and protect domestic workers’ rights
In November 2022, a coalition of organisations working to protect the rights of live-in domestic and childcare workers sent a joint open letter to Grant Shapps at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in November 2022. The letter called on him to fulfil a commitment the government made in March 2022 to repeal the ‘Family Worker Exemption’ from National Minimum Wage regulations.
We are proud to be a global university, with research collaborations, partnerships and student, alumni and employer connections all over the world. As part of this global outlook, we’re very pleased be strengthening our ties with India.
Alumnus and Honorary Professor Charles T. Kotuby Jr. publishes new book on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards
Durham Alumnus and Honorary Professor Charles T. Kotuby Jr. FCIArb has co-authored a book titled “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. Concise Guide to the New York Convention's Uniform Regime” alongside Franco Ferrari and Dr. Friedrich Rosenfeld, published by Edward Elgar Publishing.
The Editorial Committee of Public Law invites Guest Editors to submit proposals for a themed set of ‘analysis’ papers to be published in the April 2024 issue of the journal. This set of papers will follow publication – in Public Law’s April 2023 issue – of papers examining ‘Government Outsourcing in the Modern Administrative State’ (curated by Professor Joe Tomlinson (York) and Dr Janina Boughey (UNSW)).
This week Professor Thom Brooks, Professor of Law and Government, launched the most comprehensive report into the issue of asylum seekers using small boats to cross the Channel to Britain. A key finding of the 55 page report is that the Government's Brexit deal is a primary factor.
Professor Bohlander's paper 'Joining the “Galactic Club”: What Price Admission? – A hypothetical case study of the impact of human rights on a future accession of humanity to interstellar civilisation networks', published in the journal Futures in 2021, was nominated as one of five finalists in the category Published Short-Form Non-Fiction for the 2023 Canopus Awards for Excellence in Interstellar Writing, the winners of which were announced at the 2023 Nexus Conference in Nairobi on 2 February.