Written by Dr. Tom Smith, Senior Lecturer in Law at UWE Bristol. Pre-trial detention (PTD) – that is, the removal of the liberty of those not yet convicted of any criminal offence – is a significant issue across all jurisdictions. It inherent (More)
This post (edited for publication) is published on our blog as part of a series of work produced by students for assessment within the module ‘Public International Law’. Following the blogging success over the last couple of years, we decided to (More)
Faculty of Business and Law wrote: Pro Bono at Bristol Law School: Video
The Pro Bono Unit enables UWE Bristol Law School students to provide free legal advice services to members of the community. We have spoken to several students about their experiences of getting involved in Pro Bono. Here’s what they had to say (More)
15 May 2019 15:00 – 17:00 Register here Are you interested in upskilling your workforce and does the cost of training seem a barrier to accessing local talent? This event provides an opportunity to hear first-hand accounts from existing (More)
New book publication by Lorenzo Pasculli (Editor), Nicholas Ryder (Editor) Professor Nicholas Ryder’s new edited collection “Corruption in the Global Era” has been published with Routledge. Corruption is a globalising phenomenon. Not (More)
By Dr Tom Smith In February 2019, Dr Tom Smith spent a week working in China as an expert consultant for a research and training project, entitled ‘Reducing pre-trial detention through improved defence and non-custodial alternatives (More)
Faculty of Business and Law wrote: Jack Grealish and the Media Response
By Matt Hall Over the last week or so, football has been the focus of much negative press attention stemming from incidents of fan/player altercation. In Scotland, Glasgow Rangers captain James Tavernier was approached by a spectator in a game ve (More)
Faculty of Business and Law wrote: Interdisciplinary Research into Organized Crime
On Wednesday 30 January at UWE Bristol, Dr Mary Alice Young convened an interdisciplinary research event on the role of technology and the intelligent machine in organized crime. The event was supported by the Centre for Applied Legal Rese (More)
By Dr Tom Smith and Ed Johnston Technology and Law Policy Commission: Algorithms in the Justice System Wales Evidence Session, 7 February 2019 This event had 3 different panels speaking for about 30 minutes each regarding the use (More)
Prof Nicholas Ryder (UWE Bristol), Sam Burton (UWE Bristol), Prof Umut Turksen (Coventry University) and Dr Fanou Rasmouki (TRILATERAL) hosted the first focus group as part of an EU funded project, PROTAX , in Bristol on 31 (More)