The Role of International Courts in Today’s World

Sir Michael Wood will draw on his experience of advising Governments, in order to assess the potential contribution of international courts and tribunals in the world of 2017.

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'Good' Police custody: theorizing the 'is' and the 'ought'

Dr Layla Skinns leads an ESRC funded research project examining what ‘good’ police custody is, taking into account recent shifts towards civilianisation and privatisation in how police custody is delivered.

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