School of Law News and Updates

Latest updates from the School of Law, Transitional Justice Institute, Legal Innovation Centre and Ulster University Law Clinic.


Ireland, Colonialism and the Unfinished Revolution

New book by Robbie McVeigh and Bill Rolston

19 April 2021

Ulster Researchers at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference 2021, Cardiff University

Researchers from the School of Law, Ulster University Law Clinic and the Transitional Justice Institute presented their research at the annual Socio-Legal Studies Association annual conference, which this year was hosted entirely online by Cardiff

2 April 2021

Ulster University selected to host Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference in 2023

Ulster University has secured the hosting of the Annual Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Conference in 2023, at the Magee campus from 4-6 April 2023.

2 March 2021

Ireland and the United Nations Security Council: What can be achieved for Peace and Security?

The Irish Peace and Conflict Network, which includes the Transitional Justice I, hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday, 2 February 2021, which explored what success and impact in relation to peace and conflict would look like for Ireland during

5 February 2021

Scholars at Risk Annual Report Free to Think 2020

Video now available.

22 January 2021

John Keers has been appointed to the Northern Ireland Judicial Digitisation Steering Group

Ulster University Law Lecturer, John Keers, has been appointed to the Northern Ireland Judicial Digitisation Steering Group.

11 January 2021

Ulster PhD Studentship Competition Opens!

Deadline for Law is 26 February 2021

18 December 2020

PhD viva success

Congratulations to Dr Linda Eitrem Holmgren

17 December 2020

Ulster University research highlights impact of COVID-19 on family courts in NI

The survey reviews the impact of COVID-19 on family courts in Northern Ireland where there has been limited capacity for face-to-face court hearings

17 December 2020

Report for the 2019 Venezuela Chevening Forum on Transitional Justice

Cristal Palacios Yumar on diasporas

9 December 2020

Trial of accused Liberian war criminal begins in Switzerland

Interview with Aaron Weah

7 December 2020

The Good Friday Agreement after Brexit

The UK Internal Market Bill

4 December 2020

Online Seminar Series on Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland: Deepening the Debate

A seminar series exploring the Stormont House Agreement and dealing with the past in Northern Ireland.

27 November 2020

Deliberating Constitutional Futures

Video available

21 November 2020

Patriarchy. Colonialism. Neoliberalism

Videos available

21 November 2020

Law, Democracy and the European Court of Human Rights

New book by Rory O’Connell

19 November 2020

Yah Parwon awarded the Transitional Justice Institute / Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission Dissertation Prize

Yah Parwon, has been awarded this year’s Transitional Justice Institute / Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) Dissertation Prize.

17 November 2020

Dr Anne Smith is giving evidence to the Ad Hoc Bill of Rights Committee

Dr Anne Smith will be giving evidence with the CAJ to the ad hoc bill of rights committee on 19 November 2020 at 1.45pm.

11 November 2020