Blogs
  • Pencil paper burning

    UG Dissertations: Freedom of Expression: A Game of Shadows?

    Ioana Ortance Onu graduated with a First Honours Law LL.B degree in July 2015 and chose to do a dissertation in the field of Human Rights, more specifically, on the freedom of expression in Germany in the European context, contrasted with the more liberal American approach. Ioana is starting an LLM in ‘International Law’ at Lancaster in October.

  • UG Dissertations: The Enemy Within? A Critical Examination of British Anti-Terror Laws Since 1974

    Alexander McKerrow graduated from Lancaster with a first class LLB law degree. He is currently backpacking through North and South America. He is due to begin the LPC in January 2016 at BPP Law School before commencing a training contract at a 'magic circle' law firm. His dissertation was supervised by Dr Agata Fijalkowski.

  • A Week in the Life of a Lancaster Law Student

    Before coming to Lancaster I was aware of what modules I would have in my first year, but unsure of what my weeks would look like. This post will give you a snapshot of the contact hours law students have and how they are distributed.

  • How does the Lancaster Law School help students with disabilities?

    Disability = Inability!!! No… it equals ability… but just in a different way! This blog post is about my personal experience as a student at Lancaster University Law School.

  • A group of LU students in Ghana (2015)

    School of Law students visit our partner campus in Ghana

    In March 2015 a group of seven School of Law students and one staff member visited Lancaster University’s partner campus in Accra, Ghana as part of the Lancaster-Ghana Ambassadors scheme. They were accompanied by staff and students from Linguistics and Politics, Philosophy and Religion (PPR) and followed an intensive programme of educational and networking activities.

  • Experiencing Ghana

    I thought I'd tell you all about the amazing, all-expenses paid (yes, free!) holiday I was selected for by the Law School to Ghana. Okay, so it wasn't exactly a holiday: I was sent as an ambassador to the new Lancaster University campus in Accra, the capital of Ghana.

  • FBI Agent Jim Fitzgerald, on a mission at Lancaster University

    A Retired FBI Agent visited Lancaster University on a special mission...

  • Law Society Careers Dinner

    'How often does a solicitor… … .' ‘Sorry to interrupt but, hi my name is John’

  • Down the rabbit hole of law

    My name is Victoria and I am studying Law (International) LLB here at Lancaster University. Before coming to university I studied History, English and Geography at A-Level, which obviously have nothing to do with Law. On the first day of Law School, we were advised to spend roughly 35-40 hours per week on personal study of of our modules outside of lectures. For someone who has never studied Law before, this petrified me.