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Kingston Law School forges links with leading Indian institute

Kingston Law School has entered into a special agreement with the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) in Bhubaneswar, India. A delegation from India visited the Kingston Law School on 5 August to sign a memorandum of understanding with the University's Vice-Chancellor Professor Julius Weinberg. KIIT is one of the top five private universities in India. Its founder,...

15 August 2013Read More

Kingston Law School Researcher of the Year announced

Dr Stephen Turner has been recognised as Researcher of the Year 2012/13 for Kingston Law School. This is in recognition of his contribution to the activities the Law School over the previous academic year, particularly in relation to his personal research activity. “I’m delighted and honoured,” Stephen said of his award, “it’s great being part of the research environment at Kingston and I’m...

22 July 2013Read More

The Advocate's Gateway proving to be a success

The Advocate's Gateway (TAG), a website launched by the Attorney General in collaboration with The Advocacy Training Council (ATC), is proving to be a success. The website materials, developed by Kingston Law School’s Professor Penny Cooper and researchers from Lexicon Limited, have already been used many times in Crown Court cases and have seen recommendations from the Crown Prosecution Service...

12 July 2013Read More

Kingston Law School Visiting Fellow elected as President of the Special Court for Sierra Leone

Kingston Law School Visiting Fellow, Justice George Gelaga King of Sierra Leone, has been elected Presiding Judge of the Appeals Chamber, a post which makes him President of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL). The SCSL was set up jointly by the Government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations. It is mandated to try those who bear the greatest responsibility for serious violations of...

11 July 2013Read More

Law students visit the International Courts and Tribunals in The Hague

A group of Kingston Law School International Criminal Law students were able to see their subject of study put into practice during a visit to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) in The Hague (Netherlands) at the beginning of June. The trip organised by Kingston Law School and the Globalisation and Law Group (GALG)...

11 July 2013Read More

Attorney General welcomes new website to help questioning of vulnerable witnesses post-Savile

Attorney General Dominic Grieve has highlighted the importance of the way in which vulnerable witnesses are questioned at a special reception to mark the launch of a new website called The Advocate's Gateway, which brings together best practice in the area. Read more about the story on the Kingston University website

03 May 2013Read More

Kingston Business School building shortlisted for architectural award

Kingston’s Business School building has once again been shortlisted for a Royal Institute of British Architecture (RIBA) Regional Award. It is the second time the building has been honoured with a shortlisting for the award since it opened in 2012.   Director of Estates Delivery Sean Woulfe said, ‘”We are delighted that Kingston has again been recognised for the quality of its...

01 May 2013Read More

View from the Hill magazine - Spring 2013 issue is out now

The latest edition of View from the Hill – the magazine of Kingston Law School and Kingston Business School is out now. It contains some interesting articles from a selection of our academics including Professor Penny Cooper describing recent ground-breaking changes to the support offered to witnesses who give evidence in court in Seeking the best evidence; Professor Giampiero Favato...

25 April 2013Read More

Kingston Law School leads regional pilot in early resolution of student disputes

Complaints and appeals and their outcomes can have significant consequences for the individuals or groups lodging them and for the individuals, institutions and bodies named in, or associated with, them.  The Kingston University “Early Resolution of Student Disputes” pilot project led by Kingston Law School senior lecturer, Susan Watson, is part of an Office of the Independent Adjudicator (...

02 April 2013Read More

Students step up as legal aid cuts bite

A centre based at Kingston University which provides free legal advice to people living in the surrounding area is taking on an increasing number of cases as cuts to legal aid loom. Kingston Law School's Community Legal Advice Centre, launched in September 2012, is dedicated to providing free legal advice to individuals, charities, businesses and community groups from Kingston and the...

28 March 2013Read More

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