School of Law

Committed to social justice

Through its international outlook, interdisciplinary engagement, and collaborative ethos, the School of Law produces research that promotes social justice world-wide.

Research Centres

Centre for American Legal Studies

A centre of excellence, with a long-standing interest in the death penalty.

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Centre for Human Rights

The CHR promotes the global protection of human rights, access to justice and the rule of law.

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Centre for Law, Science and Policy

Researching the various intersections of law, science, technologies, and associated policy-making.

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International Business Law Research Group

The International Business Law Research Group (IBL) provides a platform for a broad range of research engaging with multiple national and international aspects of business law.

PhD Opportunities

Ready to make an exciting contribution to knowledge? Find out about PhD courses, and receive guidance on fees and applications. 

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Student research collaborations

At the School of Law, we offer a wide range of opportunities to get involved with the exciting research the school is producing.

Research collaborations

Midlands4Cities PhD Scholarships

The AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) brings together eight leading universities across the Midlands to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers. Find out more about opportunities in Law below.

News and events

The School of Law runs a variety of research seminars, conferences and more across its research centres. View our latest events and how our research impacts the wider world.