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Human rights law

Our researchers play a leading role in advising governments, civil society, international organisations and European institutions in the field of human rights protection.

In the 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, we are the top UK institution for our work to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal for peace, justice and strong institutions (SDG 16). Image of senior lecturers

THE connect: Placing human rights at the heart of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Listen to Dr Azadeh Chalabi and Dr Amanda Cahill-Ripley discuss the ways in which their research is helping protect human rights across Europe and beyond. You can also read the full article.,1451887,en.php

School of Law and Social Justice appoints Chairs in Global Justice

Four world-leading scholars have been appointed across the Liverpool Law School and the Department of Sociology, Social Policy, and Criminology, as Chairs in Global Justice. graphic of two people holding hands

Lives on hold: Our stories told

Find out how we are partnering with other institutions across the country to explore the impact caused by the pandemic on young people seeking asylum. exterior image of the school of law

Protecting human rights at the School of Law and Social Justice

Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas, Dean of the School of Law and Social Justice, shares how we're actively working towards the continued protection of human rights.

Law Academic appointed to prestigious Council of Europe Committee

Dr Vasilis Tzevelekos has been awarded this prestigious appointment for his extensive knowledge and commitment to advancing human rights and preventing instances of torture and degrading treatment

An interview with Amanda Cahill-Ripley

Inspired to tackle injustice by reading The Diary of Anne Frank, Dr Amanda Cahill-Ripley talks to us about her research work in Human Rights Law and her wider engagement work outside of academia.