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Shining a spotlight on social justice

Issued:29/02/16

Expert lawyers and criminologists will be shining a spotlight on social justice in a week-long series of events looking at a number of global problems...



Tenants unable to join Right To Buy scheme

Issued:25/02/16

Less than one in 10 housing association tenants are likely to buy their home under the new right-to-buy scheme, a landmark survey has suggested.Sheffield...



Jennifer in the running to be law teacher of the year

Issued:15/02/16

A young law and criminology lecturer has been shortlisted for a prestigious law award less than two years after starting work at Sheffield Hallam.Jennifer...



Mothers in prison still facing hardship

Issued:17/01/16

Mothers who have their babies with them in prison are often not taking up places in supportive units which can help them deal with a number of complex...



Baroness back to celebrate first anniversary of human...

Issued:12/01/16

Human rights campaigner and lawyer Baroness Helena Kennedy of the Shaws has praised the "trail-blazing" work of the centre at Sheffield Hallam...



Advocates for human rights and law receive honorary...

Issued:20/11/15

Two of the leading figures in law, human rights and public service have received honorary doctorates from Sheffield Hallam University.The Right Honourable...



Former equalities chief: more needs to be done to...

Issued:30/09/15

The former chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission has said that still not enough is being done to tackle racism and inequality face-on,...



Volunteering and working are central to addiction...

Issued:22/09/15

Community-led peer support and volunteering can be more effective in maintaining recovery from drug or alcohol addiction than medical interventions.That's...



Welfare reforms not helping employment - new report

Issued:02/09/15

Controversial and hard-hitting reforms to the benefits system are failing in their objective of encouraging the unemployed into work, according to...



University puts spotlight on recovery in month of...

Issued:28/08/15

People recovering from addiction and substance abuse, and the support networks so vital to secure a return to well-being, are to be put centre stage...