More than 20 officers from the Legislative Affairs Commission (“LAC”), the legislative body of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China, visited the School of Law and the recently established Centre for Chinese Law and Social – Legal Studies on 24 June, 2016.
The International Law Association, the global learned society for the ‘study, clarification and development of international law’, has recently created a new Committee on the Procedure of International Courts and Tribunals.
The paper by Jessica Walsh, PhD Student and Associate Lecturer at Surrey’s School of Law, was launched in São Paulo, Brazil, at the Rule of Law Exchange’s Annual Conference organised by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, the Fundação Getulio Vargas, and international law firm Jones Day.
Lord Neuberger, President of the UK Supreme Court, discussed the challenges of sitting as a judge and the role of the Supreme Court at the inaugural annual lecture for the Sir James Fitzjames Stephen Centre for Criminal Law and Criminalisation.
Professor Rosalind Malcolm of the University of Surrey School of Law and director of the Environmental Regulatory Research Group has had an article on sanitation rights in Kenya and Uganda published in The Guardian newspaper.