Centre for Legal Education

‘Integrating Sustainable Development Awareness in Intellectual Property Law Education’: a new publication by Associate Professor Denoncourt

Intellectual property education leading to a solid understanding and competent use of IP rights is imperative for unlocking innovation and accelerating diffusion processes to shape sustainability transitions on a global scale. Integrating sustainability awareness into the IP law education is highly relevant to the current higher education landscape. As a specialized agency of the United […]

A Workshop on Vulnerability and the Organisation of Academic Labour: 25-26 October 2019 Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Law School, in conjunction with Emory University, will host the Vulnerability and the Organisation of Academic Labour Conference on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 October 2019 at Nottingham Trent University. Vulnerability, which arises from the fact that we are embodied beings, is the universal human condition. While this insight is important to understand how human […]

Better Law for a Better World booklaunch: 29th April 2021

The school was delighted to host the book launch for Dr Liz Curran’s innovative new publication Better Law for a Better World: New Approaches to Law Practice and Education (Routledge).  The text is designed for law students, legal educators and practitioners and covers both theoretical and highly practical ways in which legal practice and legal […]

Centre for Legal Education Conference 2020

The next Centre for Legal Education Conference will take place in June 2020 in Nottingham. The theme is ‘Impact and Wellbeing’ and we want your ideas to inform the conference. We’re, therefore, running an open competition to decide the theme for a plenary panel which will take place during the conference (see link below). panel […]

CLE 2020 conference – COVID-19

As a result of the current emergency, NTU will be moving to online course delivery next week and colleagues are encouraged to work at home as far as possible.  It is with a heavy heart that we have decided to cancel the live CLE conference in June.  We cannot place at risk the wellbeing of […]

Cross-Examination on Trial: Practitioners’ Perspectives and Debates

Professor John Jackson, Professor of Comparative Criminal Law & Procedure at University of Nottingham, and Professor Jonathan Doak, Associate Dean for Research at Nottingham Law School, discuss developments in cross-examination on trial: Much attention has been given to the rise in the use of video technology in the courts brought about by the Covid pandemic. […]

End of term December 2016

The Centre now boasts three Principal Fellows of the Higher Education Academy (Janine, Paul, Jane C) and we were delighted to hear that Matthew has been awarded the very prestigious National Teaching Fellowship in the last round.  Congratulations to Matthew! We were delighted, throughout the autumn, to welcome our visiting scholar from Australian National University, […]

Failing the Test: A critique of the SRA reports on the initial pilot of SQE1

In July, the SRA published two reports on the initial pilot of SQE1. John Hodgson, Associate Professor at Nottingham Law School, together with colleagues from Northumbria University and University of Portsmouth, produced a critique of these reports which was published in the Law Society Gazette. You can read the analysis from John and his colleagues […]

Freely available educational comic to address misogynistic harassment of women and girls

Dr. Loretta Trickett, Associate Professor at Nottingham Law School, describes her recent innovative work in the field of misogynistic harassment of women and girls: We are multi-disciplinary researchers working at University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University who have been investigating misogyny hate crime for several years. We have trailblazed an educational resource based on […]

Guest post from Dr Liz Curran, Australian National University (and Visiting Senior Fellow at NLS)

In June this year, as a Nottingham Trent University Senior Fellow, I facilitated three workshops/roundtables at Nottingham Law School. The overarching themes for the three workshops was around the imperatives for ‘New Approaches to Lawyering’, to better meet the needs of community into the future. Each session had a very different focus and participant group. […]