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Social Justice

Forced labour in NI: mapping issues and remedies

Also labelled: Immigration, Employment

Legal Aid: some good news for refugees and asylum seekers

The Justice Minister has accepted arguments by the Law Centre and the Refugee and Asylum Forum that immigration advice and family reunion must be kept within the scope of Legal Aid.

Also labelled: Immigration

Law Centre (NI) views on the future of Civil Legal Aid in Northern Ireland

The Law Centre has responded to the Department of Justice consultation on Civil Legal Aid. Our preferred position is that DoJ does not remove employment, immigration or social security from the scope of civil legal aid.

Social justice lecture: why fight poverty POSTPONED

e-news January 15

With: a message from Glenn Jordan, our new Director social justice lecture invitation: Why Fight...

Mental Capacity Bill discussed at Derry practitioner meeting

The Department of Health issued its draft Mental Capacity Bill for consultation in May 2014. The consultation period finished on 2 September 14. The meeting took this opportunity to discuss with practitioners the main proposals/changes in the Bill,...

Also labelled: Community Care, Mental Health

Social justice in Action: Law Centre impact report 2014

Find out how we made a difference in 2014.

The future of advice

Roger Smith spoke on the future of advice in the digital age at the Law Centre's AGM in November.

Law Centre (NI) AGM and seminar 2014

Administrative justice report launched

On 26 September, the Northern Ireland Ombudsman and Law Centre (NI) held a seminar on the way forward for administrative justice.

Capacity Bill - Law Centre response

Also labelled: Community Care, Mental Health

Call out for event proposals for human rights festival

Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival – Call out for event proposals...

New Policy Bulletin

Law Centre (NI) Policy Bulletin 17 is out now, giving an update on policy issues the Law Centre has been working on in the first quarter of 2014.

Working for progress for refugees, asylum seekers and people who have been trafficked

We gave evidence last week to the Justice Committee on the Human Trafficking Bill. Liz Griffith, policy officer at the Law Centre, spoke yesterday on Radio Ulster Talkback about the challenges faced by asylum seekers in NI:

Also labelled: Social Security, Immigration

DEL funded PhD opportunities at the School of Law, University of Ulster

There are PhD funding opportunities with DEL at the University of Ulster School of Law. Supervision areas include transitional justice, human rights, international law, socio-legal studies and legal theory:

Also labelled: Research

Frontline 90 - Winter 13-14

Frontline 90 Winter 2013-2014 is now available online.

Pro bono work: international perspectives and local solutions

Also labelled: Social Security, Employment

Launch of Sexually Exploited and Trafficked Young People Project

Law Centre (NI) would like to invite you to the launch of the Sexually Exploited and Trafficked Young People Project. Where: Law Centre (NI), 124 Donegall Street, Belfast When: Friday 6 December,...

Also labelled: Immigration

Pro Bono in Practice: International Perspectives

A Legal Support Project conference, Belfast, 8 November.  Free. Book by 30 October.

Social Justice Lecture

Law Centre (NI) invites you to a Social Justice Lecture: Law as a Tool for Social Change, 26 September, 4.30 to 6pm,...


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