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Professor Helen Fenwick - all publications

Authored book

  • Fenwick, Helen, Phillipson, Gavin & Williams, Alexander (2017). Text, Cases and Materials on Public Law and Human Rights. Routledge.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2015). Fenwick on Civil Liberties and Human Rights. Routledge.
  • Phillipson, G. & Fenwick, H.M. (2010). Text, Cases and Materials on Public Law and Human Rights. London: Routledge.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2007). Civil Liberties and Human Rights. London: Routledge.
  • Fenwick H.M. & Phillipson G (2006). Media Freedom under the Human Rights Act. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Fenwick, Helen. & Phillipson G. (2003). Text Cases and Materials Public Law and Human Rights. London: Routledge.
  • Fenwick, Helen. & Phillipson G. (1995). Text Cases and Materials Public Law and Human Rights. Cavendish.

Edited book

  • Fenwick, Helen. (2014). Supperstone, Goudie & Walker: Judicial Review. Lexis Nexis.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2012). Developments in Counter-terrorist measures and uses of Technology. Routledge.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2010). Supperstone, Goudie & Walker: Judicial Review. London: LexisNexis.
  • Fenwick, H.M., Phillipson, G. & Masterman, R. (2007). Judicial Reasoning under the UK Human Rights Act. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Monograph

  • Fenwick, Helen. (2000). Civil Rights: New Labour, Freedom and the Human Rights Act. Longman.

Chapter in book

  • Fenwick, H (Published). ‘Reconciling international human rights law with executive non-trial-based counter-terror measures: the case of UK temporary exclusion orders’. In The Rule of Crisis: Crisis Legislation, Emergencies and the Rule of Law. Auriel, P Springer.
  • Fenwick, H (Published). An ECHR right to access a registered partnership? In The Future of Registered Partnerships. Hayward, H & Sherpe, J Intersentia.
  • Fenwick, H (Published). Media freedom of expression at the Strasbourg Court: current predictability of the standard of protection offered. In The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights. Tumber, H & Waisbord, S Routledge.
  • Fenwick, H (2018). Criminalisation and quasi-criminalisation of terrorism: emerging trends and tensions with human rights law in the UK. In Oxford Handbook of Criminal Process. OUP.
  • Fenwick, H (2017). Feminist version of the judgment in ABC v Ireland. In International Law Feminist Judgments. Lavers, T & Hodson, L Hart.
  • Fenwick, Helen (2015). Enhanced Subsidiarity and a Dialogic Approach - Or Appeasement in Recent Cases on Criminal Justice, Public Order and Counter-Terrorism at Strasbourg Against the UK? In The UK and European Human Rights A Strained Relationship?. Ziegler, Katja S., Wicks, Elizabeth & Hodson, Loveday Oxford: Hart. 194-213.
  • Fenwick, H (2014). Post 9/11 UK counter-terrorism cases in the European Court of Human Rights: a ‘dialogic’ approach to rights’ protection or appeasement of national authorities? In Critical Debates on Counter-Terrorist Judicial Review. de Londras, F & Davies, F Cambridge University Press.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2013). Conservative anti-HRA rhetoric, the Bill of Rights "solution" and the role of the Bill of Rights Commission. In The United Kingdom's statutory Bill of Rights constitutional and comparative perspectives. Masterman, R. & Leigh, I.D. Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2013). Origins of Rights and Freedoms. In Halsbury's Laws. Lord Mackay of Clashfern (series editor) & Falkowski, D. (consultant editor) LexisNexis Butterworths. 88A.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2013). The Human Rights Act. In Halsbury's Laws. Lord Mackay of Clashfern (series editor) & Falkowski, D. (consultant editor) LexisNexis Butterworths. 88A.
  • Fenwick, H (2013). The Human Rights Act and Article 5 ECHR. In Puri and Treasaden, Forensic Psychiatry. Hodder Arnold.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2013). The role of unincorporated human rights standards in English law. In Halsbury's Laws. Lord Mackay of Clashfern (series editor) & Falkowski, D. (consultant editor) LexisNexis Butterworths. 88A.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2012). Replacing the Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights: creating greater Parliamentary autonomy on human rights matters. In Confronting the Human Rights Act: contemporary themes and perspectives. Kang-Riou, Nicolas, Milner, Jo & Nayak, Suryia Routledge. 291-326.
  • Phillipson, Gavin. & Fenwick, Helen. (2012). UK counter-terror law post 9/11: initial acceptance of extraordinary measures and the partial return to human rights norms. In Global Anti-Terrorism Law & Policy (2nd ed). Ramraj, V. Hor, M. Roach, K. & Williams, G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 481-513.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2010). Introduction. In Supperstone, Goudie & Walker: Judicial Review. General Editors: Sir Michael Supperstone; James Goudie QC; and The Honourable Mr Justice Walker. Editor for the Fourth edition: Helen Fenwick. London: LexisNexis.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2010). Publications interfering with the due course of justice in particular legal proceedings – the general position under the Contempt of Court Act 1981. In Borrie and Lowe: The Law of Contempt. Ian Cram (General Editor). London: LexisNexis. 45-68.
  • Fenwick, Helen. & Phillipson, G. (2010). UK Control Orders as a Counter-Terrorism Strategy: reading down liberty and due-process rights. In The Impact of Contemporary Security Agendas against Terrorism on Criminal Law and Law Enforcement. Max Planck Institute.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2008). Religion in the Media – legal constraints. In The New Oxford Companion to Law. Conaghan, J. & Cane, P. Oxford Oxford University Press. 671.
  • Fenwick, Helen. & Phillipson, G. (2008). The Human Rights Act, public protest and judicial activism. In Free to Protest: Constituent Power and Street Demonstration. Sajó, András. Utrecht: Eleven International Publishing. 189-219.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2007). Judicial Reasoning in Clashing Rights cases; Introduction; Conclusion. In Judicial Reasoning under the Human Rights Act. Phillipson, G. & Masterman, R. (eds) Cambridge University Press.
  • Fenwick, Helen & Baker, Aaron (2006). Constructing the Terrorist Suspect: Proactive Counter - Terrorist Strategies in Conflict with Human Rights. In International Conference on 'Criminal Justice Under Stress: Transnational Perspectives'. Chandrasekharan Pillai, K.N. Indian Law Institute. 113-127.
  • Fenwick, Helen. & Phillipson, G. (2005). Legislative over-breadth, democratic failure and the judicial response: fundamental rights and the UK’s anti-terrorist legal policy. In Global Terrorism. Ramraj, V., Hor, M. & Roach, K. Cambridge University Press.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2003). Terrorismus und Recht – Der wehrhafte Rechtsstaat. In The reaction of Great Britain's legal order to September 11 2001. Hanns Seidel Foundation, Munich.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2003). The reaction of Great Britain's legal order to September 11 2001. In Terrorismus und Recht – Der wehrhafte Rechtsstaat. Munich: Hanns Seidel Foundation.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2002). Responding to 11 September: Detention without trial under the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001. In Superterrorism. Freedman, L Prof. Wiley. 80-104.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (1998). Introduction to Professor Andrew Ashworth's The European Convention on Human Rights and English Criminal Justice: Ships which pass in the Night? In The Public Law of Europe and the Common Law of the UK. Andenas, Dr M. Keyhaven Publications. 215-226.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (1998). The European Convention in English Perspective. In The Public Law of Europe and the Common Law of the UK. Andenas M Key Haven. 215-226.
  • Fenwick, Helen., Hervey, T. O'Keeffe, D. & Kluwer, D. (1996). Special Protection for Women in EU Law. In Sex Equality in the European Union. Hervey, T. & O'Keeffe, D. Klewer. 63-68.

Journal Article

  • Fenwick, H & Fenwick, D (2020). Prevent, free speech, ‘extremism’ and counter-terror interventions: exploring narratives about chilling expression in schools. Public Law 2020: 661-679.
  • Fenwick, H & Fenwick, D (2019). ‘Finding ‘East’/’West’ divisions in Council of Europe states on treatment of sexual minorities: the response of the Strasbourg Court and the role of consensus analysis’. European Human Rights Law Review 3: 247-273.
  • Cram, Ian & Fenwick, Helen (2018). Protecting free speech and academic freedom in universities. Modern Law Review 81(5): 825-873.
  • Fenwick, Helen (2017). Probing Theresa May's Response to the Recent Terror Attacks. European Human Rights Law Review (4): 341-350.
  • Fenwick, H. & Hayward, A. (2017). Rejecting Asymmetry of Access to Formal Relationship Statuses for Same and Different-Sex Couples at Strasbourg and Domestically. European Human Rights Law Review 2017(6): 544-563.
  • Fenwick, H. M. (2017). Terrorism and the control orders/TPIMs saga: a vindication of the Human Rights Act or a manifestation of ‘defensive democracy’? Public Law 2017(4): 609-626.
  • Fenwick, H. (2017). Terrorism threats and temporary exclusion orders: counter-terror rhetoric or reality? European Human Rights Law Review 2017(3): 247-271.
  • Fenwick, H. & Masterman, R. (2017). The Conservative Project to ‘Break the Link between British Courts and Strasbourg’ Rhetoric or Reality? Modern Law Review 80(6): 1111-1136.
  • Fenwick, H. (2016). Same sex unions at the Strasbourg Court in a divided Europe: driving forward reform or protecting the Court’s authority via consensus analysis? European Human Rights Law Review 2016(3): 248-272
  • Fenwick, Helen (2015). Redefining the Role of TPIMs in combatting "Home-Grown" Terrorism within the Widening Counter-Terror Framework. European Human Rights Law Review 2015(1): 41-56.
  • Fenwick, H. (2013). Designing ETPIMS around ECHR Review or Normalisation of “Preventive” Non-Trial-Based Executive Measures? Modern Law Review 76(5): 876-908.
  • Fenwick, Helen & Fenwick, Daniel (2013). The changing face of protection for individual privacy against the press: Leveson, the Royal Charter and tort liability. International Review of Law, Computers & Technology 27(3): 241-279.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2012). The Human Rights Act or a British Bill of Rights: creating a down-grading recalibration of rights against the counter-terror backdrop? Public Law (July 2012): 468-490.
  • Fenwick, H & Phillipson, G (2011). Covert Derogations and Judicial Deference: Redefining Liberty and Due Process Rights in Counterterrorism Law and Beyond. McGill Law Journal 56(4): 863-918.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2011). Preventive anti-terrorist strategies in the UK and ECHR: Control orders, TPIMs and the role of technology. International Review of Law, Computers & Technology 25(3): 129-141.
  • A, Tomkins., H, Fenwick. & L, Lazarus. (2011). Terrorist asset-freezing – Continuing Flaws in the current scheme. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology 25(3): 117-128.
  • Choudhury, Tufyal. & Fenwick, Helen. (2011). The impact of Counter-terrorism measures on Muslim communities. International Review of Law, Computers & Technology 25(3): 151-181.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2010). Recalibrating ECHR rights and the role of the Human Rights Act post 9/11: reasserting international human rights norms in the “war on terror”? Current Legal Problems 63(1): 153-234
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2009). Marginalising human rights: breach of the peace, “kettling”, the Human Rights Act and public protest. Public Law 2009(4): 737-765.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2008). Proactive counter-terrorist strategies in conflict with human rights. International review of Law, Computers and Technology 22(3): 259 - 270.
  • Fenwick, Helen. & Choudhury, S. (2005). Taking the Rights of Parents and Children Seriously: Confronting the Welfare Principle under the Human Rights Act. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 25(3): 453-492.
  • Phillipson, G. & Fenwick, H.M. (2004). 'National Irish Bank v RTE and finding the balance: Breach of Confidence, Privacy and the Public Interest Test in England and Ireland'. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly 55(2): 118-153.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2004). Clashing rights, the welfare of the child and the Human Rights Act. Modern Law Review 67(6): 889-927.
  • Fenwick, Helen., Bonner, D. & Harris-Short, S. (2003). The Human Rights Act - the Story so far. International and Comparative Law Quarterly 52: 549-586.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2002). The Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001: A Proportionate Response to 11 September? Modern Law Review 65(5): 724-762.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2001). Covert Surveillance under the Regulation of Investigatory Power Act Part II. Journal of Criminal Law 65(6): 515-531.
  • Fenwick, Helen. & Phillipson G. (2001). Direct Action, Convention values and the Human Rights Act. Legal Studies 21(4): 535-568.
  • Fenwick, Helen. & Phillipson, G. (2000). Public Protest, the Human Rights Act and Judicial Responses to Political Expression. Public Law 625-648.
  • Fenwick, Helen. & Phillipson G. (2000). The Doctrine of Confidence as a Privacy Remedy in the Human Rights Act Era. Modern Law Review 63(5): 660-693.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (1999). Privacy, the Media and the Human Rights Act. Journal of Civil Liberties 363-369.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (1999). The Right to Protest, The Human Rights Act and the Margin of Appreciation. Modern Law Review 62: 491-514.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (1998). From Formal to Substantive Equality: The Place of Affirmative Action in European Union Sex Equality Law. European Public Law 4(4): 507-516.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (1997). Procedural Rights of Victims of Crime: Public or Private Ordering of the Criminal Justice Process? Modern Law Review 60: 317-333.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (1997). Charge-Bargaining and Sentence Discount: The Victim's Perspective. International Review of Victimology 5: 23-36.
  • Fenwick, Helen. & Phillipson, G. (1996). Confidence and Privacy: A Re-examination. Cambridge Law Journal 55(3): 447-455.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (1996). Perpetuating Inequality in the name of Equal Treatment. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 18(2): 263-270.
  • Fenwick, Helen. & Hervey, T. (1995). Sex Equality in the Single Market: New Directions for the European Court of Justice. Common Market Law Review 32(2): 443-470.

Book review

  • Fenwick, Helen (2014). Hate crimes in cyber-space. Times Higher Education Supplement
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2010). False Dawns and Uneasy Peace in "The New Law of Peaceful Protest: Rights and Regulation in the Human Rights Act Era"(D Mead). Times Higher Education Supplement
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2010). Review of Bonfire of the Liberties: New Labour, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law, by K.D. Ewing. Journal of Law and Society 37(4): 682-686.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2009). Review of Daniel Moeckli Human Rights and Non-discrimination in the “War on Terror”. Human Rights Law Review 9(2): 343-345.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2008). A review of 'Civil Liberties' by Conor Gearty. European Human Rights Law Review (6): 809-812.

Presentation

  • Fenwick, H (2017), Presentation on UK counter-terror measures, UN Expert group meeting on combating racism, xenophobia and discrimination in the context of counter-terrorism. Budapest, Hungary.
  • Fenwick, H & Lord Justice Laws (2017), Statutory 'Prevent' duties of universities, Extremism: A Warning from History. Cumberland House, Berkshire.
  • Fenwick, H (2013), Post 9/11 UK counter-terrorism cases in the European Court of Human Rights: a ‘dialogic’ approach to rights’ protection or appeasement of national authorities?, Critical Debates on Counter-Terrorist Judicial Review. Durham, England, Durham.
  • Fenwick, H (2013), Setting the limits of political self-determination in democracies in relation to international human rights, Centre for International Law and HUman Rights. University of Lancaster, University of Lancaster.
  • (2013), The Bill of Rights Commission Report: disappointing Conservative expectations or fulfilling them?, Bill of Rights Commission Report: Where are we now?. Durham, England, Durham.
  • Fenwick, H (2013), The Bill of Rights Commission Report: Fulfilling Conservative expectations and airing Conservative plans, Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference. Edinburgh, Edinburgh.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2012), Counter-terror strategies, the roles of technology and accountability: mass camera surveillance in the UK as a case study, The Hague, The Netherlands The Hague.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2011), Constructing suspect Muslim communities: UK preventive counter-terrorist strategies in conflict with human rights Keynote lecture, 25 Nov; Immigration & Integration in an Age of Austerity: Challenges and Opportunities, The London International Human Rights Congress 2011: 'Immigration & Integration in an Age of Austerity: Challenges and Opportunities'. Houses of Parliament, London, The Institute of Cultural Diplomacy, Houses of Parliament, London.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2010), Counter-terror law and policy in the UK post 9/11: acceptance of extraordinary measures and the incremental return to adherence to ECHR human rights norms, Conference on Global Anti-Terrorism. Sydney, Australia, Sydney.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2010), The Human Rights Act or a British Bill of Rights - riding back on human rights' protection?, The Human Rights Act – 10 years on. Salford, England, Salford.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2009), Breach of the peace, the Human Rights Act and public protest, Modern Convention on Liberty. Belfast, UK, Belfast.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2009), Current UK counter-terrorism policy: Responding to Belmarsh - the UK control orders regime, New York, USA (Cardozo Law School), Cardozo Law School, New York.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2009), Marginalising human rights: breach of the peace, “kettling”, the Human Rights Act and public protest, SLS Centenary Conference. Keele, England, Keele.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2009), Private Information and Public Places: Recent Developments in European and English Law, Luxembourg.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2009), Re-defining the rights to liberty and due process in the context of counter-terrorism – the control order phenomenon, Freiburg, Germany, Max Planck Institute, Freiburg.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2008), Proactive counter-terrorist strategies in conflict with human rights, ESRC Seminar Series - Ethics and the War on Terror Birmingham, England, Birmingham.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2007), The Human Rights Act, Public Protest and Judicial Activism, The Individual vs. the State. Budapest, Hungary (Central European University), Central European University, Budapest.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2006), Counter-terrorism Law and Policy in the UK: the changing balance between human rights and security, Warsaw Symposium on Terrorist Law and Policy. Warsaw, Poland, the Transatlantic Policy Consortium, Warsaw.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2005), The Relationship between Freedom and Security in Europe, The British Perspective. Berlin, Germany, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Foundation, Berlin.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2004), Fundamental rights and the UK’s anti-terrorist legal policy, international conference on Global Terrorism. Singapore, Malaysia, Singapore.
  • Fenwick, Helen (2004), Indefinite Detention without Trial - the “response” of Great Britain's legal order to September 11 2001: conflicts with fundamental rights, The European Anti-Terrorist Legislation and the protection of fundamental rights and liberties. Brussels, Brussels, Brussels.
  • Fenwick, Helen (2004), Part 4 ACTSA – recent developments, SLS conference. Sheffield, England, Sheffield.
  • Fenwick, Helen (2003), Breach of confidence after NIB v RTE, the Human Rights Act and the Convention, international symposium on Freedom of Expression. Dublin, Republic of Ireland, Dublin.
  • Fenwick, Helen (2002), Why bother with rights when public safety is at risk?, Hamlyn Lectures: Human Rights, Serious Crime and Criminal Procedure. London, England, London.
  • Fenwick, Helen. (2001), State Surveillance: in the Human Rights Act era, Human Rights Unit launch at University of Leeds. Leeds, England, Leeds.