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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

  • Heinze, Eric & Phillipson, Gavin (2017). Debating Hate Speech. Hart Publishing (forthcoming).
  • Schütze, Robert. (2017). From International to Federal Market: The Changing Structure of European Law. Oxford University Press.
  • 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.

Books Sections

  • Leigh, Ian (2017). Reversibility, Proportionality, and Conflicting Rights: Fernández Martínez v. Spain. In When Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Harmony?. Smet, S. & Brems, E. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 218-241.
  • Brooks, Thom (2017). Hegel's Philosophy of Law. In The Oxford Handbook of Hegel. Moyar, Dean Oxford: Oxford University Press. 453-474.
  • Brooks, Thom (2017). Hegel on Crime and Punishment. In Hegel's Political Philosophy: On the Normative Significance of Method and System. Brooks, Thom & Stein, Sebastian Oxford: Oxford University Press. 202-221.
  • 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.

Journal Papers

  • Hayward, A. (2017). Justifiable Discrimination - The Case of Opposite-Sex Civil Partnerships. Cambridge Law Journal 76(2): 243-246.
  • Masterman, Roger & Wheatle, Se-shauna (2017). Unpacking separation of powers: judicial independence, sovereignty and conceptual flexibility in the UK constitution. Public Law 2017(Jul): 469-487.
  • Fenwick, H. (2017). Terrorism threats and temporary exclusion orders: counter-terror rhetoric or reality? European Human Rights Law Review 2017(3): 247-271.
  • Cave, Emma (2017). The Ill-Informed: Consent to Medical Treatment and the Therapeutic Exception. Common Law World Review 46(2): 140-168.

Current grants

  • RF160078: Legal Regulation of Unacceptable Forms of Work: Global Dialogue/Local Innovation, ESRC, £113,085.45, 2017-01-02 - 2018-01-01 investigated by Deirdre McCann
  • 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 (£28931.30 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

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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