Professor Juliana Cesario Alvim Gomes: Litigating for Abortion Decriminalization in Brazil

September 27, 2023

Juliana Cesario Alvim Gomes played a significant role in the ongoing legal case regarding the decriminalization of abortion up to 12 weeks in Brazil.

Renata Uitz Appointed Professor at Royal Holloway

August 16, 2023

The Department of Legal Studies congratulates Professor Renata Uitz on her appointment as Professor of Law and Government at Royal Holloway, University of London (Department of Law and Criminology) and wishes to thank her for the many years of leadership and services to its students, researchers and colleagues. We wish her all the best for her future endeavours. 

Professor Tajti's presentations on secured transactions law reforms at the Georgian-American University in Tbilisi, Georgia

As part of his presentation held at the Georgian-American University in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 16th of June, Professor Tajti  focused on selected aspects of secured transactions law reforms. He specifically targeted those topics that have proved to be of key importance for Georgia, a country undergoing reforms as well.

Georgian Arbitral Association run by LEGS alumni

Our Department is proud of yet another major achievement of our alumni: the establishment and successful running of the Georgian Association of Arbitrators (GAA). The GAA is a private initiative, non-profit association of arbitration professionals in Georgia. During the ten years of its existence, GAA has vastly contributed in development arbitration law and practice in Georgia. This has been achieved by initiating legislative amendments, developing arbitrators’ code of ethics, launching arbitrators’ accreditation program, conducting moot courts and creating training resources for students and practitioners.

The Aesthetics of International Law conference

June 26, 2023

In May 2023, forty adventurous scholars from all continents convened at CEU for a conference on The Aesthetics of International Law. In a dynamic and informal setting, the speakers discussed various visualizations of international legal processes and institutions and explored their significance for our understanding of the role of international law in different contexts and across different media.