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Two Westminster academics’ research groups, focusing on Artificial Intelligence (AI), were cited in the new House of Lords Select Committee’s report published on 16 April 2018.

The Department of Computer Science and Westminster Law School have finalised a partnership with Legal Utopia, founded by Westminster student Fraser Matcham.

Professor Marco Roscini from Westminster Law School has been awarded an additional €23,000 grant by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation to fund the third year of his research project on International Law and Foreign Intervention in Civil Wars.

Azal Nadeem, currently studying the Law LLB Honours course at the University of Westminster, has just been named as one of the six young women making strides in UK politics by the Press Association.

Dr Ioannis Glinavos, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster, wrote an article for The Conversation on Brexit and Financial Services following Philip Hammond’s speech on Wednesday 7 March.

On 6 March, Westminster Law School hosted a debate with Michael Butterworth, a technology, lawyer at Fieldfisher LLP, to discuss the possibility of robots acquiring legal rights in the future.

Dr Paresh Kathrani, Senior Lecturer in Law, wrote an article for The Times on whether artificial intelligence machines should get the same rights as humans. This article precedes Dr Kathrani’s upcoming event with Michael Butterworth, a Technology, Outsourcing and Privacy lawyer at Fieldfisher LLP, Europe's leading technology law firm, ‘Robot...

We are delighted to announce two events on 6 March, organised and delivered by members of the Centre.

After getting the chance to present their research at the Second International Symposium on Gender, Law and Constitutions, the formal report of the research project, carried out by students Livia Schmidt and Manvir Grewal, was published on the UN Women website.

Dr Paresh Kathrani presented his work on Law Gamification at the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) ‘Training of Lawyers’ event.

Dr Ioannis Glinavos, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster, was interviewed on the Drivetime with Eddie Nestor programme broadcast on BBC Radio London to discuss Theresa May’s announcement on a deal with the European Union after weeks of intense negotiations.

Professor Guy Osborn, Professor at Westminster Law School, has recently co-written an article for The Conversation on how to tackle the ticket touting issue. The article was republished by Metro News.

Dr Paresh Kathrani, Senior Lecturer at Westminster Law School, as well as Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and the Law researcher, has written an article for The Conversation about whether artificial intelligence machines can own intellectual property. The article was republished by the World Economic Forum.

On 23 November, Westminster Law School hosted an event inviting a group of distinguished speakers from the fields of data regulation, business, and journalism to discuss the ‘Growing the Artificial Intelligence Industry in the UK’ report presented by Professor Dame Wendy Hall and Jérôme Pesenti to the government’s Department for...

Dr Ioannis Glinavos, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster, has presented his research paper on Brexit Lawsuits at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), stating that in theory foreign investors could have grounds for suing the British government for the consequences of Brexit.

The Centre of Law, Society and Popular Culture welcomed celebrated writer and comedian Stewart Lee to Westminster Law School on 8 November.

Dr Ioannis Glinavos, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster, wrote a blog post for the HuffPost discussing Conservative MP Heaton-Harris’s recent request to universities to provide him with names of lecturers teaching about Brexit.

Alumnus Eric Mackay, an Entertainment Law LLM graduate, has recently been appointed as Executive Vice President leading the Global Digital Strategy at Warner/Chappell Music.

The Arts and Humanities Research Council and British Academy-funded Being Human festival will run in late November with the theme of ‘Lost and Found’, displaying the hidden stories that humanities research can bring into the light.

Ruth Mackenzie, Reader in International Law, participated in the GQUAL conference Changing the Picture of International Justice held in The Hague from 3-5 October 2017.

Reader in International Law Ruth Mackenzie recently participated in the first meeting of a legal working group on liability for environmental harm arising from mining activities in the seabed area beyond national jurisdiction.

Lost in Music, the new initiative developed by members of Westminster Law School and supported by the Quintin Hogg Trust, was launched on 3 October in the historic Portland Hall.

Marc Mason, Senior Lecturer at the Westminster Law School, has recently been quoted in multiple media outlets including Legal Futures, Gay Star News, Legal Cheek, Lawyer 2B, The Inner Temple and The Society of Legal Scholars on his last research results looking into experiences of the LGBT+ community at the...

The University of Westminster hosted the launch of the preliminary results of a world-leading research project into the experience of LGBT+ Barristers on Monday 25 September.

On 9 September 2017 Westminster Law School and Westminster Business School hosted ‘Opportunities and Challenges for Managing Legal Services: Making Legal Tech Succeed for You’, the first in a series of Law and Business Professional Workshops.

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