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Briefings

Durham Law School is committed to legal and interdisciplinary scholarship that aims to drive societal change both in the UK and around the world.

The Durham Law School Research Briefings explain some of our research projects to non-specialist audiences and disseminate it to policy-makers, members of the legal profession, civil society groups, academics, and other audiences.
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Violence and Abuse of Older People

Hannah Bows, 2021 

 

Regulating Unacceptable Forms of Work A Strategic Approach

Deirdre McCann, 2019

 

Unacceptable Forms of Work A Gender Perspective

Deirdre McCann, 2019

 

A Comparative Study of Homicide Law

Mariam del Carmen Ibrahim, 2019

 

Domestic Homicide of Older People 

Hannah Bows, 2018

 

UN Gender Network

Aoife O'Donoghue and Rosa Freedman, 2018

 

Policing Ethics

Liz Campbell, 2017

 

Understanding Public Sexual Harrassment

Fiona Vera-Grey, 2017

 

Rape Trials and Sexual History Evidence

Clare McGlynn, 2017

 

Women and Work at the United Nations

Aoife O'Donoghue and Rosa Freedman, 2017

 

Policing Domestic Abuse

Nicole Westmarland, Kelly Johnson and Clare McGlynn, 2017

 

Brexit and the Policing of Organised Crime

Liz Campbell, 2017 

 

Why Deal with the Past? Advocacy and Legacy in Northern Ireland

Catherine Turner, 2016

 

Image-Based Sexual Abuse

Clare McGlynn and Erika Rackley, 2016

 

Anonymity for Victims of Image-Based Sexual Abuse

Clare McGlynn, 2016

 

Using Law to Develop Post-16 Students' Understanding of Stem Cell Research

Shaun Pattinson, Benedict Douglas, and Vanessa Kind, 2015

 

Anti Tax Fraud Policy

Rita de la Feria, 2015

 

Northern/Irish Feminist Judgements Project

Aoife O'Donoghue, Máiréad Enright and Julie McCandless, 2015

 

Law and Negotiation in Conflict

Catherine Turner, 2015

 

Young People with a Mental Disorder: Towards a law fit for purpose

Emma Cave, 2015

 

Deciding How and When the European Union Should Act

Robert Schütze, 2015

 

Human Rights Reform and Northern Ireland

Aoife O'Donoghue and Ben Warwick, 2015

 

Defining and Tackling Tax Avoidance

Rita de la Feria, 2015

 

Migration Impacts Reduction Fund

Thom Brooks, 2015

 

The Impact Legitimacy And Effectiveness Of EU Counter-Terrorism Findings and Proposals

Fiona de Londras, 2014

 

Immigration law and policy in an independent Scotland

Thom Brooks, 2014

 

Are UK Courts bound by the European Court of Human Rights

Roger Masterman, 2014

 

Why Criminalise the Possesion of Rape Pornography

Clare McGlynn and Erika Rackley, 2014

 

The Impact of Counter-terrorism Measures on Muslim Communities

Tufyal Choudhury and Helen Fenwick, 2014