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December 2014

Monday 5 January 2015

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Introduction to MPhil/PhD Legal Research Methods
Course Director:  Professor Lisa Webley, University of Westminster and IALS.  Teaching staff also include:   Professor Avrom Sherr, Professor Helen Xanthaki, Dr Constantin Stefanou, Sylvie Bacquet, Marc Mason, and staff from the IALS Library.  
The course is an introduction to legal research methods.  The course will be taught over 16  2 ½ hour sessions,  with two days reserved at the end (on 15 and 16 January) for individual appointments to discuss methodological issues. Dates:  Formal Classes run from 5 January to 14 January 2015.  Meetings for Further Assistance with Method & Feedback Exercises will take place on 15 and 16 January 2015. For information about course content, see the course website: www.events.sas.ac.uk/events/view/16550  REGISTRATION:  to book your place and for online payments, please click here Registration fee:  £470.00. Note:  IALS MPhil/PhD students should contact Belinda Crothers, IALS Academic Programmes Manager, direct about booking their place;   QMUL MPhil/PhD students should contact Hayley O'Hagan, QMUL PhD Adminstrator, about attending.
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Friday 9 January 2015

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18:00 "The State of Slavery”: Somerset, The Slave Grace, and the Rise of Pro-Slavery and Anti-Slavery Constitutionalism in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World
Patricia Minter, Western Kentucky University, USA.
Organised with the London Legal History Seminar. This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Tuesday 13 January 2015

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18:00 The Nature of Legal Aid Rights: Civil or Social/Welfare Right? Possible implications under the 'ratchet effect' doctrine
Professor Cleber Alves, Universidade Catolica de Petropolis and, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil; Public Defender, Brazil;  IALS Visiting Fellow
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Tuesday 20 January 2015

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18:00 Data Protection Act 1984, Freedom of Information Act 2000: thirty and fifteen years on – perspectives on the past and prospects for the future
James Michael, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Chair: Jules Winterton, Director, Instutute of Advanced Legal Studies
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Monday 26 January 2015

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18:00 Tort and the Legislature: Themes in an Evolving Relationship
Professor Caroline Hunter, University of York.
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should register in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below.  Organised by the Statute Law Society (www.statutelawsociety.org) and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.    
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Thursday 29 January 2015

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18:00 EU surveillance on Member State legislative action in the areas of education and sports, as examples of complementary competence areas
Professor Metaxia Kouskouna, University of Athens
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Friday 30 January 2015

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18:00 The Privy Council and the Difficulty of Distance
Professor Paul Mitchell, University College London
Organised with the London Legal History Seminar. This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Monday 2 February 2015

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14:00 Whistleblowers: Better Off in the UK or Elsewhere in the EU?
Chair: Anna Myers, Director, International Whistleblowing Network Speakers: Gary Walker, NHS whistleblower Peter de Roeck, Belgian Federal Ministry for Budget Dr Simone White, OLAF & IALS Cathy James, Chief Executive, PCAW
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.  This seminar has been accredited with 3.5 CPD hours by the Bar Standards Board. Organised with the European Criminal Law Association (UK) and Public Concern at Work.          
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Thursday 5 February 2015

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A Woman in Charge: Elizabeth I's Scheme for Access to Justice, Women's Rights, Legal Aid and No Chicanery
Professor Derek Roebuck; Dr Francis Boorman.
Timing to be confirmed
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Wednesday 11 February 2015

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12:00 Investor protection and protectionist nature of the EU market for corporate control
Dr Jonathan Mukwiri, University of Durham Law School. IALS Visiting Fellow.
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Thursday 12 February 2015

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14:00 Introduction to Lexis and Westlaw
Katherine Read
Electronic information training session for postgraduate law students. An introduction to these key legal databases. Learn how to log in, find UK legislation, cases and journal articles. The training will take place in IALS Council Chamber. For further information contact Lisa Davies (lisa.davies@sas.ac.uk).
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Thursday 19 February 2015

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12:30 The (I)legitimacy of the Duty of Loyalty for Corporate Boards
Dr Daniel Attnborough, University of Leicester; IALS Visiting Fellow.
IALS Lunchtime Seminar. This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Monday 23 February 2015

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18:00 Legislative Standards
Professor Dawn Oliver, Emeritus Professor of Constitutional Law, University College London.
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should register in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below.  Organised by the Statute Law Society (www.statutelawsociety.org) and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.    
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Thursday 26 February 2015

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12:30 IALS Lunchtime Seminar (title to be confirmed)
Justice R James Williams, Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division); Associate Director, National Judicial Institute, Ottawa, Canada; IALS Inns of Court Fellow.
IALS Lunchtime Seminar. This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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14:00 Introduction to EU law databases
Lisa Davies
Electronic information training session for postgraduate law students. An introduction to EU law databases. Learn how to use EUR-Lex, Westlaw and Justis to find EU legislation, cases, the Official Journal and national legislation implementation measures. The training will take place in IALS Council Chamber. Contact Lisa Davies for further information (lisa.davies@sas.ac.uk).
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Friday 27 February 2015

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18:00 Legal History Seminar

Further details to follow. Organised with the London Legal History Seminar. This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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