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  • Prison rethink law

    The Law School’s Professor of Law and Criminal Justice, Dr Cyrus Tata, has urged a fundamental rethink about how imprisonment is used in our society.

  • Designing smart cities

    A special edition of the Society for Computers and Law journal, featuring articles based on the Designing Smart Cities conference held at Strathclyde on March 31 to April 1 2015 is now out in hard copy as well as online.

  • Senior Professor chairs working group on hospital reviews

    Professor Alan Paterson, Director of the Centre for Professional Studies in the Law School, was the Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland’s Short Life Working Group on Hospital Reports.

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Climate Change Law & Policy

Hear from our students and course leader about this innovative and exciting Masters course.

Mooting Society


A moot is a competitive mock court hearing. We offer fantastic training by experienced students, solicitors, advocates, sheriffs and even SUPREME COURT justices. 

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Strathclyde Student Law Review

The Strathclyde Student Law Review allows you to get your work published. Through published articles, you can express your views, and read other student opinions, on current legal developments.

It’s a student run body and we welcome submissions from all UK students on any legal topic (subject to the approval of the editorial board).

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Criminal Justice & Penal Change

Watch our course overview about this exciting and relevant Masters degree.