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  • Mon
    Nov
    14
    Women in Justice

    In this John Fitzsimons Memorial Lecture Baroness Helena Kennedy QC will address questions surrounding legal equality.

  • Tue
    Nov
    1
    The Guilt of Innocence
    In what will be an unforgettable evening, hear first-hand the compelling stories of four people wrongly convicted and imprisoned.
  • Sat
    Oct
    15
    HackTheLaw 2016

    This is a business hackathon open to law students and junior lawyers in Scotland. 

  • Thurs-Fri
    Oct
    27-28
    Visualising the Law
    This year's conference invites researchers from all areas of law to think about their research from a different perspective by basing an abstract on one of the images available on our website.
  • Tue
    Apr
    26

    Glasgow NewSpace Industry Workshop

    The Law School will hold a space industry workshop in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL), Bird & Bird LLP and the Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications.

  • Mon
    Apr
    25
    The UK in Europe; Scotland in the UK? The Implications of the EU Referendum
    This event, hosted jointly by the University of Strathclyde Law School and the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, will invite two expert panels - chaired by James Wolffe QC, Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, and Dr Sylvie Da Lomba, lecturer in European Law at Strathclyde Law School - to discuss the legal implications of a vote to remain in, and of a vote to leave, the EU.
  • Wed
    Feb
    24

    The Power of Apology: the Future of Apology in Civil & Criminal Justice

    When legislators protect such apologies in an attempt to maintain normal social civility in the hope of preventing litigation we must ask whether the apology is affected by law in such a way as to merely become a cynical PR device. Apology is also used as a remedy in criminal law (e.g. Restorative Justice), but is this also a cynical PR exercise? Is there something of value in any apology, even in a court-ordered apology? What does and should the future hold for the role of apology in civil and criminal justice?

  • Tue
    Mar
    15

    The Annual Robert Burgess Memorial Lecture 2016

    This lecture will critically assess the responses to foreign terrorist fighters in the United Nations, the European Union and in a variety of countries including the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. It will examine a number of interventions including bans on terrorist travel, exclusion orders, attempts to punish speech and programs targeting extremism. 

  • Sat
    Nov
    21
    HackTheLAW 2015
    An opportunity to develop your legal commercial awareness and entrepreneurial skills through designing new concepts for new business models or applications to disrupt the legal field.
     
  • Wed
    Jan
    13

    Climate Cooperation after Paris

    Our high-level event will take place just one month after the conclusion of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Paris in December 2015.