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23 July | What does the panopticon mean in the age of digital surveillance?

Professor Philip Schofield on the parallels between Jeremy Bentham’s panopticon and mass data capture in an increasingly digital world in the Guardian.

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UK Supreme Court | By Tom Morris (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

LLB students help hundreds of UK-educated young people regain their right to student finance

29 July 2015
Pierhead and Senydd buildings in Cardiff| By Rtadams (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Rick Rawlings gives the Wales Governance Centre Annual Lecture

23 July 2015
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Dr Ozdel delivers this year’s Roebuck Lecture at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

10 July 2015

Question the Trade Mark Judges (IBIL / MARQUES)

14 Oct 2015, 18:00 - 19:30

Environmental Law in the Glasshouse: A Decade of the Environmental Information Regulations 2004

20 Oct 2015, 17:00 - 19:00
Ken Adams

Drafting Clearer Contracts – 2015

2 Nov 2015, 09:30 - 18:45

Transforming Bentham House: Explore our new home