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Public Health Crisis Management and Criminal Liability of Governments (2023)
Book
Bohlander, M., Kemp, G., & Webster, M. (Eds.). (in press). Public Health Crisis Management and Criminal Liability of Governments. United Kingdom: Hart Publishing. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781509946341

The focus of this book is the possible criminal liability of senior government officials, and in appropriate contexts, the possible criminal responsibility of corporate entities. The chapter on epidemiology aims to give an overview of the origins and... Read More about Public Health Crisis Management and Criminal Liability of Governments.

Neurodivergent defendants & the poor lawyer: How might defence lawyers adapt to their clients’ needs? (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Smith, T. (2022, June). Neurodivergent defendants & the poor lawyer: How might defence lawyers adapt to their clients’ needs?

Poor lawyering is arguably, at its core, a failure to be a good lawyer. One method of measuring ‘good’ lawyering is to assess how effectively lawyers discharge their professional duties (for example, acting in the best interests of a client). Whilst... Read More about Neurodivergent defendants & the poor lawyer: How might defence lawyers adapt to their clients’ needs?.

The practice of pre-trial detention in England & Wales - Changing law and changing culture (2022)
Journal Article
Smith, T. (2022). The practice of pre-trial detention in England & Wales - Changing law and changing culture. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 28, 435–449. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10610-022-09504-y

Pre-trial detention empowers criminal courts to imprison defendants before they have been convicted of an offence. This is a significant power which should be subject to a rigourous decision-making process. A 2016 study of pre-trial detention practic... Read More about The practice of pre-trial detention in England & Wales - Changing law and changing culture.

La Gestion de La Pandémie de Covid-19 par le Royaume-Uni (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Dadomo, C. (2021, September). La Gestion de La Pandémie de Covid-19 par le Royaume-Uni. Paper presented at La gestion de la pandemie Covid-19 par les Etats, Angers University

This paper examines how the Covid-19 pandemic was dealt with by the UK central government and devolved authorities

How transnationally effective are the UK migration policies in relation to missing migrants? A transnational law perspective (2021)
Journal Article
Eda, L. (2021). How transnationally effective are the UK migration policies in relation to missing migrants? A transnational law perspective. Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 54(2), 343-412

All over the world, several thousands of migrants go missing when they attempt to flee from war, violence, persecution, repressive regimes, systematic human rights violations etc. Thousands die each year in deadly shipwrecks in a desperate attempt to... Read More about How transnationally effective are the UK migration policies in relation to missing migrants? A transnational law perspective.

Law commission conference: Voice of the child and art (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Whewell, E. (2021, April). Law commission conference: Voice of the child and art. Presented at Law Commission Conference (14th Programme of Law Reform), London

This is the slide I created and relied on for my 'pitch' for law reform at the Law Commission Conference (14th Programme of Law Reform) on 23rd April 2021.

Regulating the consumer credit market – protecting vulnerable consumers (2020)
Book Chapter
Ryder, N., & Jasinski, D. (2020). Regulating the consumer credit market – protecting vulnerable consumers. In C. Riefa, & S. Saintier (Eds.), Vulnerable Consumers and the Law: Consumer Protection and Access to Justice (85-101). London: Routledge

This chapter highlights that product regulation restricts access to credit in a manner which increases the vulnerability of those who find themselves newly priced out of the market, because of the absence of viable alternatives.

Covid-19: “Honey, we forgot the kids”; Why many children in England have lost out in the current crisis and how educational provision needs to change (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Dadomo, C., & Whewell, E. (2020, August). Covid-19: “Honey, we forgot the kids”; Why many children in England have lost out in the current crisis and how educational provision needs to change. Paper presented at International Society of Family Law (ISFL) 17th World Conference (‘Family and Crisis: Going through the Pandemics’), Universidad de Buenos Aires and Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

In 1918, influenza swept across the world and is estimated to have killed between 50-100 million people in one year. Prior to the outbreak of Covid-19, historians and public health specialists alike warned of our vulnerability to a new and devastati... Read More about Covid-19: “Honey, we forgot the kids”; Why many children in England have lost out in the current crisis and how educational provision needs to change.

How transnationally effective are the UK migration policies in relation to missing migrants? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Eda, L. (2019, June). How transnationally effective are the UK migration policies in relation to missing migrants?. Presented at Justice for Transnational Human Rights Violations International Conference, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

All over the world, several thousands of migrants go missing when they attempt to flee from war, violence, persecution, repressive regimes, systematic human rights violations etc. Thousands die each year in deadly shipwrecks in a desperate attempt to... Read More about How transnationally effective are the UK migration policies in relation to missing migrants?.