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Academics have rallied around Professor Colin Harvey of Queen's University Belfast School of Law after he received online abuse linked to his work on Ireland's constitutional future. Professor Harvey said he received a wave of abuse in the wake of controversial comments by former Labour MP Baroness

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Queen's University Belfast (QUB) law student Vivien Loughrey has been presented with the JMK Solicitors Prize, worth £3,000. Ms Loughrey received the prize after achieving the highest mark in her tort law module, as well as meeting the widening access criteria set by the university.

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Queen's University Belfast School of Law has been admitted as a member to the prestigious Law Schools Global League (LSGL). Founded in 2012 by a group of leading law schools, the LSGL brings together institutions that share a commitment to integrating global law into their teaching and research.

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Commercial property lawyer Rosemary Stevenson has graduated from Queen's University Belfast (QUB) with a first class honours degree and top of her class – for a second time. Mrs Stevenson, who completed her law degree at QUB in 1993, returned to the university to study history while continuing

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Queen's University Belfast School of Law has announced the appointment of business ethics expert Professor Harry Van Buren III as an honorary professor. Professor Van Buren is the Barbara and David A. Koch Endowed Chair of Business Ethics at the University of St. Thomas’ Opus College of Busine

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Public sector lawyer Claire Archbold has been appointed as honorary professor of practice in public law at Queen's University Belfast. Professor Archbold returns to the university, having been a former academic, while continuing in her role as deputy departmental solicitor for the Northern Ireland C

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Two legal academics from Queen's University Belfast have joined a ground-breaking four-year oral history project focused on the Law Centres movement. The Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (CSLS) at the University of Oxford has been awarded a £1 million research grant from the AHRC to undertake th

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Researchers have launched a comprehensive public database exploring amnesties granted during ongoing conflicts, as part of peace negotiations, or in post-conflict periods for the first time. The Amnesties, Conflict and Peace Agreement (ACPA) dataset contains detailed information on 289 amnesties int

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Barristers' chambers Francis Taylor Building has announced the appointment of Professor Gordon Anthony of Queen's University Belfast as an academic tenant. Professor Anthony, an expert in public law and a qualified barrister in Northern Ireland, joins the chambers' academic panel, which aims to "fos

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Professor Kieran McEvoy, a professor of law and transitional justice at Queen's University Belfast, has been admitted as a fellow of the British Academy. Professor McEvoy, who was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy last year, is a leading figure internationally on societies transitioning from confl

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A new paper setting out the constitutional status and functions of UK law officers has been published by the House of Commons Library. Dr Conor McCormick, lecturer at QUB School of Law, co-authored the 60-page paper with Graeme Cowie of the House of Commons Library.

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Belfast-based legal academic Dr Cheryl Lawther will conduct research at Berkeley School of Law after winning a prestigious grant. Dr Lawther, a senior lecturer in law at Queen's University Belfast, won a Fulbright Irish Scholar Award, providing up to 12 months of funding for scholars to conduct rese

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Proposals to limit legacy investigations in order to protect former British soldiers from "vexatious claims" are incompatible with the UK's human rights obligations, a new report has warned. Professor Kieran McEvoy of Queen's University Belfast School of Law has led work by a team of legal experts t

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The Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly published by Queen's University Belfast School of Law has expanded its open access archive. A total of 37 issues of the peer-reviewed international journal, dating from spring 2008 to winter 2016 (volumes 59 to 67) are now available online.

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