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York Law School is an inspirational place for study and research. We have a vibrant community committed to excellence and are a top rated school for research, teaching and learning. Our new, purpose-built school provides exceptional facilities and a dynamic environment for learning and research. We pride ourselves on our innovative teaching and forward thinking approach that keeps us at the forefront of legal education. Our students are taught by some of the UK’s top legal scholars engaged in specialist research. Our program is modern and relevant to the legal profession as well as the many other professions our students go on to join.

Prof. Caroline Hunter, Head of School


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White Rose College of Arts and Humanities Awards (WRoCAH)and White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships

Posted on Thursday 19 January 2017

York Law School invites applications from prospective PhD students for the following funded scholarships commencing October 2017:

Land rights and neoliberalism: an irreconcilable conflict for indigenous peoples in India?

Posted on Thursday 19 January 2017

Does legislation that grants land rights necessarily ensure justice? The latest publication by Indrani Sigamany

The law of asylum in the Middle East and Asia: Developing legal engagement at the frontiers of the international refugee regime

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2016

Is someone a refugee if he or she has fled to a state that hasn't signed the Refugee Convention or recognised refugees in its domestic law? If this person isn't a refugee, does he or she have and rights? What protection is owed to him or her by the new state of residence? How can the law, lawyers and legal institutions respond to the vulnerability, needs and capacities of such individuals?

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