ILM member wins prestigious international fellowship
(8 May 2012)
Dr Anthony Amatrudo has been awarded a Nathanson Senior Visiting Fellowship at the Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security at Osgood Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Canada. The Nathanson Centre is one of the world's leading centres for research on the intersection between crime, human rights and security. It was set up under charter to facilitate contemporary international debate about the role of human rights in the field of the criminal justice system. It offers a competitive fellowship scheme to enable the development of work in the area of human rights and the criminal justice system and for 2012/13 the awards have been awarded to Prof. Victor Tadros (University of Warwick), Prof. Alessandro Spena (Universita degli Studi di Palermo) and Dr. Anthony Amatrudo (University of Sunderland). Dr. Amatrudo will be undertaking work on a monograph which will focus on how since the introduction of the Human Rights Act 1998 there has been a movement away from traditional forms of practice, and academic explanation, towards a more rights-based approach.