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MANDELA DIES AT 95
  Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, born on 18 July 1918, died aged 95 on 5 December 2013 in his home in Johannesburg after a long illness. He was the first President of South Africa to be el...

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Angela Jackman

Angela Jackman is a Partner and the Head of Human Rights and Civil Liberties at Maxwell Gillott. In this full interview, Angela discusses her recent landmark cases; namely that of the girl from Northern Ireland denied an abortion on the NHS. She also discusses working in the human rights sector, her professional high points and much, much more! To view the interview, please visit our YouTube channel.

 

 

Black Letter Law 2011

Our flagship publication is the ground-breaking and inspirational annual Black Letter Law publication which showcases the achievements of Black, Asian and other ethnic minorities, past and present. This publication is available to buy as a paperback, an ebook on Amazon (for use on Kindle Fire), Kobo, iBookstore and other well-known ebook retailers. Furthermore it is also online with its own dedicated Black Letter Law Publication website.

Learn about the history of the publication by watching the Black Letter Law Publication Story video.  For information about how to submit an entry in the publication, eligibility and the information we require, email us or submit our Black Letter Law Profile Form. For information about sponsorship and advertising opportunities, do see our Black Letter Law Media Pack and do contact us.

Diversity access and social mobility programmes targeted at school children, sixth formers, undergraduates, graduates and postgraduate students previously run by BLD are now run by BLD Foundation, our charitable arm registered with the Charity Commission under registration number 1148365. These programmes, known as the Legal Gateway Scheme provide access to an array of career and other development opportunities that includes mentoring, training workshops, debates, work placements, training videos, inspirational and other events delivered in partnership with schools and universities across the UK and sponsored by major law firms and Footsie 100 companies. Please see the BLD Foundation website for further information and the application process. 

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