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Invitation: Briefing on the new Policing Law database

Friday 16 February 2018 at 13:00
16/02/2018 - 17/02/2018
International collaboration opportunity for students on #PolicingLaw to engage in an international effort to collect national legislation on the use of force.

Invitation: Briefing on the new Policing Law database

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Building upon the work of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions and in support of Prof Chr istof Heyns’current  work on th e UN Human Rights Committee, the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) iscollaborating with research institutions around the world (including at the University of Oxford) to collect national legislation on the use of forceby the police and to produce a comprehensive commentary on the extent to which such laws conform with established international standards.

Students interested in participating in this desktop research alongside international experts are invited to a short briefing about the database, at which Stuart Maslen, Honorary Professor at the University of Pretoria, will introduce the concept and discuss the necessary work.


Contact: Thomas Probert | [email protected]