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Professor Clare McGlynn features in flagship BBC documentary on online abuse

A new investigation from the flagship BBC Panorama series features Professor McGlynn sharing her expertise on the trading and sharing of intimate images without consent.
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Music festivals urged to do more to tackle sexual violence

The set up and culture of music festivals can create dangerous spaces where sexual violence and harassment can be perpetrated.
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Great success for inaugural Summer Course on International Arbitration at Durham Law School

Durham Law School welcomed back its alumni last week to deliver a very successful Summer Course on International Arbitration, with 23 attendants. The program offered three modules, covering the fundamentals of commercial arbitration, the fundamentals of treaty-based arbitration, and practical arbitration skills. The Dean of the Law School, Volker Roeben, invited the attendants to a dinner at The Durham Castle and several other networking events took place throughout the week.
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Lady Jill Black awarded Honorary Degree to become Doctor of Law

The Rt Hon Lady Jill Black was awarded an Honorary Degree on Wednesday 6 July to become a Doctor of Law. A graduate of Durham Law School and Trevelyan College, Lady Black's impressive career saw her appointed as a Justice of the UK Supreme Court and Head of International Family Justice before her retirement last year.
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Durham Law School signs cooperation agreement with prestigious law school in China

Durham Law School and Shanghai Jiaotong University Koguan School of Law, a prestigious law school in China, have signed a cooperation agreement. A select group of PhD researchers in international law from Shanghai Jiaotong University will be trained at Durham every year.
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Durham University featured in the annual SDG Accord Report at the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Durham University has featured as a case study in the annual SDG Accord Report at the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. This featured the work that Dr Petra Minnerop, Associate Professor of International Law at the Durham Law School, has been leading on in coordinating our COP activities, engagement with UNFCCC, establishing a research centre in the Law School, amongst others.
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Securing Scotland’s independence: Moving beyond process?

Aileen McHarg, Professor of Public Law and Human Rights at Durham Law School, discusses the paths to independence for Scotland following the First Minister's statement, including a new 'plan C' - the next UK General Election.
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'Getting Published in Public Law' Workshop

On Wednesday 8 December 2021, Dr Jessie Blackbourn and Dr Elizabeth O’Loughlin as Convenors of the Public Law Section of the Society of Legal Scholars, and Professor Aileen McHarg as Co-Chair of the British-Irish Chapter of ICON-S, hosted an online workshop on ‘Getting Published in Public Law’.
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Dr Hannah Bows appointed as a specialist adviser for the Women and Equalities Committee

Dr Hannah Bows has been appointed as a specialist adviser for the Women and Equalities Committee. She will be advising and supporting on their Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls inquiry for the next year.
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Durham Law School awarded Athena Swan Bronze Award

Durham Law School has been awarded the Athena Swan Bronze Award for commitment to the advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.
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Dr Hannah Bows interviewed on ITV Tonight on coercive control and older victims

Dr Hannah Bows was interviewed on ITV Tonight on 5 May 2022, a programme which explored coercive control and included older victims, an oft-forgotten group.
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Professor Michael Bohlander featured in International Justice in the News June newsletter

Professor Michael Bohlander was recently featured in the International Justice in the News newsletter sent out by the The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life of Brandeis University. The newsletter featured Professor Bohlander's work in the new research field 'The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) and Human Law'.
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