We have research strengths in, among other areas:
Business law; Criminal law; Commercial litigation; Dispute resolution; Employment law; Family law; Feminist legal theory; Healthcare law; Human rights; International law; Law and religion; Legal Philosophy; Medical law and Ethics; Privacy law; Public Law; Tort law.
Centre for Information Rights
The Department of Law is the home of the Centre for Information Rights, which examines the overlap between information and privacy law, and new technologies and methods of data analysis.
Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law (TRILCon)
Oorganised by the Centre for Information Rights and open to academics, postgraduate students, policy-makers and practitioners.
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Online journal Information Rights, Policy and Practice
Building on its expertise in information rights, the Department of Law is recenty launched a journal. Information Rights, Policy and Practice.
It aims to encourage discussion of issues faced by those in policy and practice, for instance regarding the regulation of information sharing. The journal is peer-reviewed, online and fully open-access, thus differentiating itself from many existing privacy, data protection and technology legal journals, most of which are paid subscription-only.
The first issue was published in spring 2016, with a subsequent special edition scheduled to showcase the proceedings of the 3rd Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information & the Law (TRILCon 2016