Event: 2015 Ashgate Annual Lecture in Criminal Law (Date: 27.11)

The second lecture in this series will be devilered by Judge Sir David Baragwanath, President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon,  on the subject ‘Terrorism as a Legal Concept’ (Biographical details for Judge Sir David Baragwanath can be found at the following link:http://www.stl-tsl.org/en/about-the-stl/biographies/judges-of-the-special-tribunal-for-lebanon/president-judge-sir-david-baragwanath). Read more ›

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CFP: Request for Proposals – Social Security Federal Courts Analysis Project (DL: 31.10 @6pm Eastern time)

The Conference seeks proposals for a comprehensive study of SSA’s litigation in the federal courts involving social security disability claims. The study should provide an independent review that analyzes the role of courts in reviewing SSA disability decisions and should consider measures that Read more ›

Event: History and challenges with expert testimony from an applied perspective: Can we really improve on standards for admissibility? – Northumbria University (Date: 22.10)

Expert evidence is a contentious area with a number of high profile cases highlighting the unreliable nature of some ‘scientific’ expert evidence.  This presentation will outline historical challenges with such evidence, outline how the area has developed and make some Read more ›