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Welcome to York Law School

York Law School is an inspirational place for study and research, with a distinctive approach to legal education and scholarship and a focus on social-engaged work across our activity. Our faculty brings together scholars at the forefront of research into issues of pressing current importance, and those with years of experience in the professional practice of law. Our innovative problem-based approach to teaching creates a modern, intellectually stimulating learning environment that gives students a real awareness of the many social roles law plays, and is relevant to the legal profession and beyond. Our research builds on a rich tradition of strong, impactful interdisciplinary work, drawing on legal ideas, methods, and frameworks to frame and reshape agendas on key social challenges. Our work is marked by a strong sense of intellectual community and a commitment to nurturing and developing outstanding legal minds.

Professor TT Arvind, Head of School

Undergraduate Study

News

Doctoral Poster Workshop on Human Rights

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Call For Posters - Deadline for Expressions of Interest - June 13th Are you interested in human rights issues? Does your doctoral research address human rights challenges? Would you like to meet and share your experiences with a community of human rights researchers?


Experiments in Automating Immigration Systems

Friday 14 January 2022

In recent years, the Home Office has started using automated systems to make immigration decisions. These systems promise faster, more accurate, and cheaper decision-making, but in practice they have exposed people to distress, disruption, and even deportation.


York Graduate Research School (YGRS) PhD Scholarships

Tuesday 11 January 2022

Up to six fully-funded PhD scholarships


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Postgraduate Study

Athena SWAN

York Law School holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.

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The Baroness Hale Legal Clinic

 

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