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Past Law on Trial events

You can read about past Law on Trial events below. In addition, you can also view videos, podcasts and images for past events. 


2021 Law, pandemic and crisis

2019 Communication technologies on trial

2018 Punishment and Rights Violations 

2017 Religion on Trial 

2016 The European Union at the Crossroads 

2015 The University on Trial

2014 Scientific Evidence

  • 16 June 2014: Renata Salecl, Birkbeck, University of London, 'What’s On My Mind? Law, Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis' 
  • 17 June 2014: 'Justice and Research Evidence: Examining the Use of Research Evidence to Police Rape Cases'
  • 18 June 2014: 'Forensic Futures' 
  • 19 June 2014: 'State Violence Under the Microscope'
  • 20 June 2014: 'The Power of Experts' 

2013 Legal Utopias: The Future of Law and Legal Education

  • 17 June 2013: Adam Gearey, Birkbeck, University of London, 'The Utopian Law School and the Fate of the University'
  • 18 June 2013: 'Legal Education: Socialist Survivors'
  • 19 June 2013: 'New Foundations: Re-Designing the Academic Stage of Legal Training'
  • 20 June 2013: Lisa Webley, University of Westminster, 'Cultural Capital, the Legal Profession and Indirect Discrimination' 
  • 21 June 2013: 'Dream a Little Dream of Law'

2012 Crime, Order and Justice

  • 18 June 2012: Matthew Weait, Birkbeck, University of London, 'Unsafe Law: Public Health, Human Rights and the Legal Response to HIV' 
  • 19 June 2012: Kat Craig, Christian Khan Solicitors, and Owen Greenhall, Garden Court Chambers, 'Protesting in a Time of Cuts: A Clampdown on Civil Liberties?' 
  • 20 June 2012: Tim Newburn, London School of Economics, 'Reading the Riots' 
  • 21 June 2012: John Pitts, University of Bedfordshire, 'Spinning the Crisis: Riots, Politics and Parenting' 
  • 22 June 2012: Simon Fulford, Khulisa UK, and Amanda Nelmes, LEAP Confronting Conflict, 'Empowerment as Resistance: Critical Praxis in an Age of Incarceration' 

2011 Social Justice and Exclusion

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2010 Social Rights

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