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15 December | The stench of a cover-up

Writing in the Daily Mail, Professor Philippe Sands calls for a judicial inquiry into British involvement following the publication of the US Senate report into torture last week.

News & Events

Dr Virginia Mantouvalou

Virginia Mantouvalou cited in Lords debate on Modern Slavery

15 December 2014
Sakharov Prize

Myriam Hunter-Henin contributes to annual Sakharov Debate

12 December 2014
Jeremy Bentham

Leverhulme Grant to make Bentham’s unknown economic writings available for the first time

9 December 2014

Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets

14 Jan 2015, 15:30 - 18:00

Independent Directors in Singapore: Puzzling Compliance Requiring Explanation

15 Jan 2015, 18:00-19:00

Reforming Offences Against the Person

19 Jan 2015, 18:00 - 19:30

Paths to Justice | British Academy interview with Professor Dame Hazel Genn