Durham Law School's Thom Brooks, Professor of Law and Government, was a panellist for a specially convened event on the Brown Commission, chaired by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown and commissioned by Labour Party Leader Keir Starmer. The event was held at the Honourable Society of Inner Temple and hosted by the Society of Labour Lawyers.
Durham Law School has announced that leading international law firm, Slaughter and May, will support its Pensions Law module.
Dr Se-shauna Wheatle is the Principal Investigator for an international research project that has collectively been granted funding of over £1 million pounds. Together with UCL Laws’ Dr Silvia Suteu as Co-investigator, Dr Wheatle will also lead the UK branch of the comparative study entitled “Unwritten Constitutional Norms and Principles: A Comparative Study”.
Durham Law School's Thom Brooks, Professor of Law and Government, chaired a panel on how the political left can defeat populism at the annual FEPS-Fabian Society new year conference on 21 January 2023. Panellists included Dame Diana Johnson MP (Chair, Home Affairs Select Committee), Baroness Anderson (CEO, Index on Censorship), Ian Dunt (the i newspaper), Sunder Katwala (British Future), Prof Daphne Halikopoulou (York) and Marcin Duma (IBRIS).
New research by our top-rated Law School is urging that climate change education should be made compulsory across the core law curriculum.
Ylli Dautaj, editor of and author in the anthology titled “Digital Hearings - Civil Procedure & Arbitration” presented his work in New York City, US. The book launch of his book was organized by the New York International Arbitration Center, JAMS, and Chaffetz Lindsey LLP.
How Chinese companies are challenging national security decisions that could delay 5G network rollout
Professor Ming Du, from our School of Law, explains investor-state dispute settlements that can challenge national security decisions.
“Take me to your lawyer!” – Durham Law School to contribute legal research to SETI Post-Detection Hub at St Andrews University
Durham Law School is pleased to announce that it will be joining the SETI Post-Detection Hub at St Andrews University as another host institution. The Hub is an initiative of the UK SETI Research Network (UKSRN), and has so far been hosted by the St Andrews Centre for Exoplanet Science and St Andrews’ Centre for Global Law and Governance.
New book entitled ‘Law at the Frontiers of Biomedicine’ by Professor Shaun Pattinson from our Law School presents an innovative legal theory and applies it to future developments in biomedicine.