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Durham Law School

 Durham Law School

Durham University is a world top-100 university, and England’s third oldest university; Durham Law School is consistently ranked as one of the top five in the UK being ranked 3rd in the UK for research excellence in 2014, and is rated one of the very best UK law schools for quality of teaching and employability of its students. Our intellectual community comprises a diverse and international body of academics, many of whom are leaders in their field, working together with a large and diverse group of postgraduate research students. Our courses are highly regarded, entry is very competitive and we select an excellent student intake from across the world, offering them a cutting-edge and engaging curriculum, delivered through excellent, research-led teaching.

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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.
  • Brazier, Margaret & Cave, Emma (2016). Medicine, Patients and the Law. Manchester University Press.
  • Campbell, Liz & Lynch, Nessa (2015). The Collection and Retention of DNA from Suspects in New Zealand. Victoria University Press.

Books Sections

  • 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.
  • Spaventa, E. (2016). Once a foreigner, always a foreigner: Who Does Not Belong Here Anymore? Expulsion Measures. In Residence, employment and social rights of mobile persons. On how EU law defines where they belong. Verschueren, H. Cambridge Intersentia. 36: 89-110.
  • Masterman, R.M.W. (2016). The United Kingdom: From Strasbourg Surrogacy towards a British Bill of Rights? In Criticism of the European Court of Human Rights: Shifting the convention system: counter-dynamics at the national and EU level. Lambrecht, S., Lemmens, K. & Popelier, P. Cambridge: Intersentia. 9: 447-478.
  • Akseli, N.O. (2016). Assignment, Delegation and Third-Party Rights. In International Sales Law: Contract, Principles & Practice. Di Matteo, Larry, Janssen, André, Magnus, Ulrich & Schulze, Rainer Munich: Beck/Hart/Nomos. 813-854.

Journal Papers

  • Gomez-Suarez, Andrei, Perrone, Nicolás & Prieto Ríos, Enrique (2016). Foreign Investors and the Colombian Peace Process. International Community Law Review 18(3-4): 223-247.
  • Vera-Gray, F. (2016). Men’s Stranger Intrusions: Rethinking street harassment. Women’s Studies International Forum 58: 9-17.
  • Brooks, Thom (2016). In Defence of Punishment and the Unified Theory of Punishment: A Reply. Criminal Law and Philosophy 10(3): 629-638.
  • Nicholson, Matthew (2016). Majority rule and human rights: identity and non-identity in SAS v France. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly 67(2): 115-136.

Current grants

  • 2015-2017 Constructing Authority in International Law: Critical Reflections (£191838.73 from Arts and Humanities Research Council) investigated by Gleider I Hernández
  • 2014-2017 Human Cloning and Stem Cell Research Through the Medium of Law (Wellcome Trust, £29,961). PI: Pattinson CIs: Douglas & Kind. investigated by Shaun D Pattinson
  • 2014-2017 Human Cloning and Stem Cell Research Through the Medium of Law (Wellcome Trust, £29,961). PI: Pattinson CIs: Douglas & Kind. investigated by Benedict Douglas
  • 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

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