We are a busy, dynamic school with a great deal of activity across our research, academic and student communities. Here you can find a selection of our latest news stories.

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.

Future trade with the EU: Mutual recognition

Posted on Wednesday 10 October 2018

This paper examines the different ways in which the term 'mutual recognition' is used in the context of the UK's future relationship with the EU.

York Law School student puts law into practice

Posted on Monday 30 July 2018

York Law School student Rachel Adam-Smith has successfully challenged funding cuts to her daughter’s education.

Public Law Project - challenge to Leeds City Council decision

Posted on Thursday 26 July 2018

With legal aid funding and the assistance of Public Law Project(PLP), YLS student has recently successfully challenged Leeds City Council

UK Foreign Affairs Select Committee publishes Chloë Gilgan’s written evidence

Posted on Thursday 5 July 2018

UK and R2P inquiry on the Responsibility to protect and humanitarian intervention is published

Law 5th in the UK in GUG rankings 2019

Posted on Tuesday 29 May 2018

York Law School holds its place in the top 10 UK Guardian University rankings.

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES)

Posted on Thursday 17 May 2018

The PTES is organised by the University in collaboration with the Advance HE and runs every two years.

2018 Commonwealth Scholarships

Posted on Thursday 3 May 2018

Applications are now open for 2018 Commonwealth PhD Scholarships for citizens of high income Commonwealth countries.