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Professor Lorraine Talbot joint author in IPSP published report.

Posted on Friday 23 September 2016

Professor Lorraine Talbot joint author in IPSP published report. Now available for public consultation.

Graduate Student wins Society of Legal Scholars Best Poster Prize

Posted on Monday 12 September 2016

Just announced - the SLS 2016 Best Poster Prize (sponsored by Wiley) has been jointly awarded to Jed Meers (University of York) for his poster entitled ‘Shifting the Place of Social Security: Social Rights under Austerity in the UK’and to Rachel Pimm-Smith (University of Warwick).

Lecture by Brenda Hale

Posted on Tuesday 7 June 2016

Lecture by Brenda Hale

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