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Durham Law School

 Durham Law School

Durham Law School is a world leader in legal education and research. Our award-winning academic staff produce ground-breaking research with impact and active in public engagement both nationally and internationally. Durham Law School is in the QS World Rankings top 40 law schools and our research was ranked 3rd best in the UK's last national Research Excellence Framework in 2014. We are proud to deliver some of the best results for student satisfaction and employability – and our graduates include some of law’s leading figures, such as current members of the UK Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, Members of Parliament and in Government. Our top-ranked global law courses are very competitive with an excellent and diverse student population from across the world delivering a cutting-edge, research-led curriculum with a commitment to small group teaching through seminars and tutorials much prized by employers.

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Books Authored

  • Vera-Gray, F. (2016). Men's Intrusion, Women's Embodiment: A critical analysis of street harassment. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
  • Brooks, Thom (2016). Becoming British: UK Citizenship Examined. London: Biteback Publishing.
  • Fenwick, Helen, Phillipson, Gavin & Williams, Alexander (2016). Text, Cases and Materials on Public Law and Human Rights. Routledge (4th edn).
  • Brazier, Margaret & Cave, Emma (2016). Medicine, Patients and the Law. Manchester University Press.

Books Sections

  • Spaventa, E. (2017). Earned Citizenship - Understanding Union Citizenship through its Scope. In EU Citizenship and Federalism: the Role of Rights. Kochenov, D. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 204-225.
  • Masterman, R.M.W. (2017). Process and Substance in the United Kingdom and at Strasbourg: Proportionality, Subsidiarity, Complementarity? In Procedural Review in European Fundamental Rights Cases. Gerards, J. & Brems, E. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 242-271.
  • McGlynn, C., Downes, J. & Westmarland, N. (2017). Seeking Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence: recognition, voice and consequences. In Restorative Responses to Sexual Violence: Legal, Social and Therapeutic Dimensions. Zinsstag, E. & Keenan, M. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 179-191.
  • Campbell, Liz (2017). Commentary on DPP v. Tiernan. In Northern / Irish Feminist Judgments: Judges' Troubles and the Gendered Politics of Identity. Enright, Máiréad, Mccandleuss, Julie & O'Donoghue, Aoife Hart Publishing.

Journal Papers

  • Attenborough, D. (2017). Empirical Insights into Corporate Contractarian Theory. Legal Studies 37(2): 191-213.
  • Choudhury, Tufyal (2017). The Radicalization of Citizenship Deprivation. Critical Social Policy 37(2): 225-244.
  • Linarelli, John (2017). Luck, Justice and Systemic Financial Risk. Journal of Applied Philosophy 34(3): 331-352.
  • Greene, Alan (2017). Defining Terrorism: One Size Fits All? International and Comparative Law Quarterly 66(2): 411-440.

Current grants

  • 2016-2017 IAA - The Centre for Gender Equal Media at Durham University (GEM) (£15804.00 from ESRC) investigated by Clare McGlynn
  • RI160009: IAA-Constitutional Conundrums:Northern Ireland, the EU and Human Rights, ESRC, £4975.00, 2016-04-01 - 2017-09-30 investigated by Aoife O'Donoghue
  • 2016-2019 Phenomenology, Pornography and Women's Embodiment (£84250.00 from The Leverhulme Trust) investigated by Fiona Vera-Gray
  • 2016-2018 The use of corporate vehicles by transnational organised crime groups in the concealment, conversion and control of illicit finance (£28668.00 from ESRC) investigated by Liz Campbell
  • 2016-2018 UN Gender Network (£38820.96 from AHRC) investigated by Aoife O'Donoghue
  • 2015-2018 Constructing Authority in International Law: Critical Reflections (£191838.73 from Arts and Humanities Research Council) investigated by Gleider I Hernández
  • European Research Council (Principal Investigator, € 909.662) investigated by Robert Schütze

Other Grants


Contact Details

Durham Law School
Durham University
Palatine Centre
Stockton Road
Durham
DH1 3LE

Tel: +44 (0) 191 33 42800
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 42801

Durham subjects in QS World Subject Rankings Top 50

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