News 2016

White Rose College of Arts & Humanities and White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership Awards

Posted on Thursday 19 January 2017

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

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?

Law Society President visits York Law School

Posted on Thursday 17 November 2016

Robert Bourns visits on Friday 18 November.

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.

PhD 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

Vice Chancellor's Teaching Award

Posted on Monday 16 May 2016

YLS staff member awarded a Vice Chancellor's Teaching Award

China Disability Scholarship featured on the BBC

Posted on Friday 13 May 2016

Alumni in the news: 2015 Disability Scholarship winner

European Commission Report

Posted on Thursday 5 May 2016

Dr Charlotte O'Brien is the lead author on on a European Commission report

York Law School Jobs

Posted on Thursday 24 March 2016

We are looking for a professor and up to 3 lecturers to join our dynamic and innovative Law School

Access to the Bar Award success

Posted on Thursday 17 March 2016

Congratulations to 2nd year student Becky Cowell who has been awarded an Access to the Bar Award by Middle Temple

Funded PhD Opportunity in Police Education and Training

Posted on Thursday 17 March 2016

Applications are invited to carry out doctoral research on the potential uses of Problem Based Learning in Police Training, jointly supervised in York Law School and in the Department of Education at the University of York and working with the North Yorkshire Constabulary.

Network studentship commencing October 2016

Posted on Thursday 17 March 2016

Network on Comparative Historical Perspectives on Crime, Innovation and Social Change invites applications for a studentship commencing October 2016 - Crime, Innovation and the Technology of Money

Clinic Annual Report 2014-15

Posted on Thursday 25 February 2016

This academic year the Clinic was able to help in 54 cases, some straightforward and others more complicated.

International pro bono work report

Posted on Tuesday 12 January 2016

York Law School has a unique approach to legal education where students take part in an intensive problem-based learning programme.