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Squire adds Jus Mundi subscription

Tue, 02/03/2021 - 10:26

The Squire Library is pleased to announce a new Brill subscription service, Jus Mundi . The Jus Mundi platform offers a comprehensive, multilingual, and user-friendly search engine for advanced academic research in international law. Aimed at judges, academic researchers, legal practitioners, and tertiary students, Jus...

Cassis de Dijon: 40 Years On

Fri, 26/02/2021 - 17:38

Hart Publishing, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, has published Cassis de Dijon: 40 Years On edited by Catherine Barnard and Albertina Albors-Llorens . Why is the 1979 the Court of Justice judgment in Cassis de Dijon so famous and so significant in the evolution of EU trade law?. As this landmark judgment approaches...

Clifford Chance becomes Access and Widening Participation Partner

Mon, 22/02/2021 - 12:36

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Clifford Chance has become a Partner in the Faculty’s Access and Widening Participation scheme. The scheme aims to enhance the access of the brightest students to the Faculty’s outstanding programmes of legal study and, more broadly, to the legal profession. In particular, the...

Queen's Counsel 2021 Announcements

Tue, 26/01/2021 - 17:20

In addition to Professor Chrisopher Forsyth's appointment as a QC Honoris Causa , the Faculty also warmly welcomes the appointment of a large number of Cambridge graduates as Queen's Counsel . The awards ceremony presided over by the Lord Chancellor would usually take place in March 2021, but given the current global...

Legal Studies Research Paper Series Vol. 12, No. 2

Tue, 26/01/2021 - 16:31

The Faculty has published Volume 12 Number 1 of the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series on SSRN . This issue includes the following articles: Eyal Benvenisti & Doreen Lustig: Revisiting the Memory of Solferino: Knowledge Production and the Laws of War ( 1/2021 ) During the course...

David Erdos gives evidence to House of Lords’ Communications and Digital Committee on Freedom of Expression online

Thu, 21/01/2021 - 17:20

On 19 January Dr David Erdos , Deputy Director of the Faculty’s Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law , spoke at an evidence session of the House of Lords’ Communications and Digital Committee on the future of freedom of expression online. The session was part of the Committee’s current Inquiry on this...

Legal Studies Research Paper Series Vol. 12, No. 1

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 17:01

The Faculty has published Volume 12 Number 1 of the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series on SSRN . This issue includes the following articles: Federica Paddeu: Military Assistance on Request and General Reasons Against Force: Consent as a Justification for the Use of Force ( 28/2020 )...

Faculty of Law to welcome Cambridge Foundation Year students

Wed, 13/01/2021 - 12:04

The Faculty is delighted to be among the subjects on offer to students from the Cambridge Foundation Year – an innovative new programme offering talented students from backgrounds of educational and social disadvantage a new route to undergraduate study. The one-year course – aimed at an entirely new stream of applicants...

Children and the European Court of Human Rights

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 10:25

On 7 January, Oxford University Press has published Children and the European Court of Human Rights by Claire Fenton-Glynn . This is Dr Fenton-Glynn’s second monograph, following on from her award winning Children’s Rights in Intercountry Adoption (Instersentia, 2014). The European Convention on Human Rights is one of the...

Squire services remain available during lockdown

Fri, 08/01/2021 - 12:44

Although the David Williams building, including the Squire, is currently closed for visits due to the latest national lockdown, library services continue to be available to all our staff and students. Some of the important services are listed here: The library enquiry service is operating weekdays 09.00 to 17:00 via email...

The Interaction between Family Law, Succession Law and Private International Law: Adapting to Change

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 12:09

Intersentia has published The Interaction between Family Law, Succession Law and Private International Law: Adapting to Change edited by Jens M Scherpe and Elena Bargelli of the University of Pisa. There can be no doubt that both substantive family and succession law engage in significant interaction with private...

Customary IHL Project updates ICRC database

Fri, 18/12/2020 - 11:53

On 13 November and 15 December 2020, the award-winning online Customary IHL Database of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was updated with practice from, respectively, Côte d’Ivoire and Viet Nam up to the end of 2015. This recently added practice is marked in green throughout the database. A team of...

Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan

Fri, 18/12/2020 - 10:04

Oxford University Press has published Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond edited by Sarah M.H. Nouwen , Laura M. James, and Sharath Srinivasan (Department of Politics and International Studies). Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement of 2005 ended over two decades...

Professor Christopher Forsyth awarded QC honoris causa

Thu, 17/12/2020 - 11:48

The Ministry of Justice today announced the appointment of 116 new Queen's Counsel and 6 Honorary Queen's Counsel, which included Professor Christopher Forsyth . Christopher ( Robinson College ) is Emeritus Sir David Williams Professor of Public Law. He is a leading international scholar in the fields of Administrative Law...

Modern Land Law 12th edition

Tue, 15/12/2020 - 10:35

Routledge has published the twelfth edition of Modern Land Law by Professor Martin Dixon . Modern Land Law is one of the most current and reliable textbooks available on land law today, offering a lively and thought-provoking account of a subject that remains at the heart of our legal system. Dispelling any apprehension...

Challenging Private Law: Lord Sumption on the Supreme Court

Fri, 11/12/2020 - 11:14

Hart Publishing, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, has published Challenging Private Law: Lord Sumption on the Supreme Court edited by William Day and Sarah Worthington . Lord Sumption has been one of the most influential judges of his generation. This book critically reflects on the important and controversial issues...

Principle and Pragmatism in Roman Law

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 18:03

Hart Publishing, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, has published Principle and Pragmatism in Roman Law edited by Benjamin Spagnolo and Joe Sampson. This edited collection presents an interesting and original series of essays on the roles of principle and pragmatism in Roman private law. The book traverses key areas of...

Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective

Mon, 30/11/2020 - 10:39

Oxford University Press has published Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective by Zoe Adams . Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective offers a new perspective on why labour law struggles to respond to problems such as low pay and under-inclusive employment. A Marxian-inspired ontological approach sheds new light on...

Faculty students commended in Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Awards

Fri, 27/11/2020 - 16:22

The Faculty is delighted to congratulate three of our students who were recognised as part of the University of Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning (CCTL) inaugural Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Awards . These awards exist as an opportunity for members of the collegiate University to show our...

Squire Library winter vacation information

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 16:27

Opening Times Michaelmas Term ends on Friday 4 December, but the Squire Law Library remains open throughout the MCL exam periods and for much of the vacation. The library opening times will be: Saturday 5 December - Tuesday 22 December and Monday 4 January - Monday 18 January inclusive: Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:50 (...