Choice Project gig at Legal Wales

Research project presentation at Welsh legal conference, 12 October

The annual Legal Wales Conference, involving lawyers, judges and legal academics from Wales, will take place at Aberystwyth University (on the Penglais Campus) on 12 October. The Dewis/Choice Research Project on elder abuse will be making a presentation on the scope, purposes and outcomes so far of the research, for this legal audience. The presentation will be led by John Williams and Elise Freeman and I shall be chairing the session. 

Richard Ireland Gig at Roehampton

Talk at Roehampton University, 8 October

Richard will be talking about popular punishment in a presentation at Roehampton Law School on Monday 8 October. This is a fascinating and important topic, and here he will continue and develop some themes presented at the American Society of Legal History Conference in Toronto in October 2016.

Melanie Williams Lampeter Gig

Talk at the Lampeter Philosophy Colloquium, 24 October

Professor Melanie Williams will be talking at the Lampeter Philosophy Colloquium on 24 October, on 'Moral Luck and 'The Reader' by Bernhard Schlinck'. The meeting will be at 6.0 - 8.0 pm in the Arts Building, Trinity St Davids Lampeter, and all are welcome. Melanie has written and published on the topic of moral luck.

Freiburg Conference takes place

The AIDP Conference on Economic Crime took place in Freiburg 18-21 June 2018

The Conference of the AIDP (Association Internationale de Droit Penal) took place in Freiburg between 18 and 21 June, hosted by the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law. One of the aims of the meeting was to draft a number of resolutions on the legal control of economic crime, either through criminal law or other legal regimes. I presented a thematic paper on the EU system of regulating business cartels as a model for legal control in this context. Delegates came from mainly a range of continental European countries. It was an opportunity to meet with established research colleagues Vanessa Franssen (Liege), Anna Blachnio-Parzych (Warsaw), and Raimo Lahti (Helsinki).