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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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Top SLSA Book Prize

Posted on Tuesday 16 April 2019

Congratulations to Professor Charlotte O’Brien who has been awarded the Hart Socio-Legal Studies Association Book Prize for her ground-breaking monograph, “Unity in Adversity: EU Citizenship, Social Justice and the Cautionary Tale of the UK"

The Human Dimension of Brexit: Major legal action research clinic funded at York Law School

Posted on Thursday 8 November 2018

The new European Economic Area (EEA) Public Services Research Clinic, led by Professor Charlotte O’Brien and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council will be a nation-wide hub for the analysis of the Brexit transition on EEA nationals’ rights.

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

Posted on Thursday 8 November 2018

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders benefits from contributions by York Law School staff.

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