Law, Society and Popular Culture

September News

10 September 2013

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News from the Centre for Law, Society and Poplular Culture in September 2013.

  • Guy Osborn, with Andrew Smith from SABE, presented a paper entitled 'Regulating and Commercialising Public Space: the impacts and legacies of London's Olympic Brandscapes' at University of East London's Olympic Legacies conference.
  • Stephanie Roberts, and co-author Carole McCartney, recently published an article in the University of Cincinnati Law Review entitled Building Institutions to Address Miscarriages of Justice in England and Wales: 'Mission Accomplished'? The article is being published as part of a symposium that took
    place in April 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio entitled The 2011 Innocence Network Conference: An International Exploration of Wrongful Convictions.

    Stephanie Roberts  convened the Practice, Profession and Ethics subject section at the Society of Legal Studies conference in Edinburgh.

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