PEOPLE

  • Vicky Thirlaway

    senior lecturer and solicitor

    Sheffield Hallam University

    Vicky practised as a criminal defence solicitor before moving into academia in 2006. She specialises in criminal law, constitutional law and human rights. She has published papers on criminal conspiracy and freedom of expression, and is the author of a student textbook in constitutional law and human rights. She is currently completing a PhD examining freedom of expression in digital space.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Championship: Yorkshire 2018

DEBATE: Historical monuments

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Political Parties

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2016/17

DEBATE: The sharing economy

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Trident

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



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