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Hate Speech & Protection of Vulnerable Groups on Social Media Talk
Event Venue: Bennett Lecture Theatre 5
Event Date: 21-03-2018

Dr Kim Barker from the University of Stirling (Scotland) will be here to provide a talk on hate speech and the effects it has on vulnerable groups like women on social media platforms such as Twitter & Facebook. Dr Barker will explore the legal implications of ...

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Digital Assets Conference
Event Venue: ATT 111 at 1pm-2pm
Event Date: 16-02-2018
We have the pleasure of Leigh Sagar, a barrister from New Square Chambers coming to join us on Friday 16th February to host a conference relating to Digital Assets. The talk will be a general introduction to digital assets ...
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CAREERS TALK - BHW SOLICITORS
Event Venue: PHYSICS GROUND FLOOR LECTURE THEATRE A
Event Date: 29-11-2017
On Wednesday 29th November at 1pm, BHW Solicitors Leicester will be at the University to give students a general insight into their firm and career roles available. BHW Solicitors have Paralegal and Training Contract opportunities, so students in their penultimate or final year will find this talk particularly ...
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CYBER CRIME CONFERENCE
Event Venue: BENNETT LECTURE THEATRE 2
Event Date: 15-11-2017
Did you know that Cyber Crime is becoming more and more common each year? According to an official survey, there were an estimated 3.6 million cases of fraud and two million computer misuse offences in 2016 alone. On Wednesday 15th October 1-3pm, ...
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Social Media Conference
Event Venue: Attenborough Seminar Block Second Floor LR 208
Event Date: 09-03-2017

GEEKLAW are collaborating with The European Law Students' Association (ELSA) Leicester for our first joint event!

This conference will provide an exciting opportunity for attendees to gain a deeper understanding of the law behind social meida. 

From government surveillance and privacy to copyright, ...

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Identity Theft on the Dark Web
Event Venue: Bennett Lecture Theatre 3
Event Date: 16-02-2017

GEEKLAW is back with another exciting event!

The conference will focus on Identity Theft on the Dark Web. Attendees will also gain the benefit of understanding the national strategic response to the Dark Web. 

This is an area of the internet which is uncharted ...

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Legal London
Event Venue: To be confirmed
Event Date: 01-02-2017
We aim to give our members a taste of life as a city lawyer; via visiting the legal hotspots tucked away out of everyday sight from London attractions

Additionally, showcasing possible pathways for law graduates within the IT Law sector after the successful completion of their courses
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Online Dispute Resolution Conference
Event Venue: University of Leicester
Event Date: 01-12-2016
With technology beginning to have an impact on every sector, and the world becoming a global marketplace, the law has begun to adapt technology to the various branches of dispute resolution. 

Similarly, the courts ...

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Bitcoin Conference
Event Venue: Bennett Lecture Theatre 8 - University of Leicester
Event Date: 16-11-2016

This conference will push the boundaries of current understanding of crypto-currency and indeed digital currency as well as finance, technology, governance and law. It breaks down the various aspects of this in a way that makes it understandable to those without specialist knowledge. Further, it helps students who attend ...

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