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Disrupting classic paradigms of justice after an armed conflict: The child soldier phenomenon (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Quenivet, N. (2022, August). Disrupting classic paradigms of justice after an armed conflict: The child soldier phenomenon. Presented at Situating Justice in Armed Conflict: Can there Be Just Wars?, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, India

It is estimated that worldwide tens of thousands of children are associated with armed forces and groups. Whether they have been forcefully integrated into these groups or have voluntarily joined their ranks, the reality is that such children are exp... Read More about Disrupting classic paradigms of justice after an armed conflict: The child soldier phenomenon.

The conflict in Ukraine and genocide (2022)
Journal Article
Quenivet, N. (2022). The conflict in Ukraine and genocide. Journal of International Peacekeeping, 25(2), 141-154. https://doi.org/10.1163/18754112-25020004

Abstract Since the beginning of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine that started on 24 February 2022 accusations of genocide have been levelled against each other by both sides. This article focuses on the claim that Russia is carrying out a geno... Read More about The conflict in Ukraine and genocide.

Peace(keeping) operations: Soldiers without enemies? (2022)
Book Chapter
Hassler, S. (2022). Peace(keeping) operations: Soldiers without enemies?. In S. Sayapin, R. Atadjanov, U. Kadam, G. Kemp, N. Zambrana Tévar, & N. Quénivet (Eds.), International Conflict and Security Law: A Research Handbook (201-227). (1). International Conflict and Security Law: A Research Handbook: Springer/T.M.C. Asser Press, The Hague. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6265-515-7_9

Peacekeeping as an operative tool has existed almost for as long as the United Nations (UN) and while its value is recognised, indeed it has become an all-encompassing means to building, securing and maintaining peace, it was never meant to exist. Th... Read More about Peace(keeping) operations: Soldiers without enemies?.

Non-State actors of protection and the sliding scale of protection for refugee women (2022)
Journal Article
Querton, C. (2022). Non-State actors of protection and the sliding scale of protection for refugee women. Refugee Survey Quarterly, 41(3), 444-471. https://doi.org/10.1093/rsq/hdac020

The article argues that although the gradual recognition of non-State actors as agents of persecution was hailed as a success in ensuring better protection for refugee women at risk of harm from their community or family, the associated development o... Read More about Non-State actors of protection and the sliding scale of protection for refugee women.

‘An endlessly strange experience’: Experiences of media reporting on criminal courts during the Covid-19 pandemic (2022)
Report
Smith, T., Reardon, S., Keppel-Palmer, M., & Gross, B. (2022). ‘An endlessly strange experience’: Experiences of media reporting on criminal courts during the Covid-19 pandemic. University of the West of England

It is well established that the news media plays a pivotal role ‘in facilitating open justice’ by reporting on the proceedings of the courts. Following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and the shutting of physical court rooms in England and Wales i... Read More about ‘An endlessly strange experience’: Experiences of media reporting on criminal courts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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 ascent of green crime: Exploring the nexus between the net zero transition and organized crime (2022)
Journal Article
Young, M., & Adkins, D. (2022). The ascent of green crime: Exploring the nexus between the net zero transition and organized crime. Journal of Financial Crime, 29(3), 789-791. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFC-07-2022-277

This editorial highlights a fundamental gap in the existing literature base whereby the climate crisis is largely missing from journals covering all aspects of finance - including those that cover financial crime (for a wider discussion, see Stern, 2... Read More about The ascent of green crime: Exploring the nexus between the net zero transition and organized crime.

The practice of pre-trial detention in England & Wales - Changing law and changing culture (2022)
Journal Article
Smith, T. (in press). The practice of pre-trial detention in England & Wales - Changing law and changing culture. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 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.

The Law Relating to Financial Crime in the United Kingdom (2022)
Book
Harrison, K., & Ryder, N. (2022). The Law Relating to Financial Crime in the United Kingdom. (Third). London: Routledge

Outlining the different types of financial crime and their impact, this book is a user-friendly, up-to-date guide to the regulatory processes, systems and legislation which exist in the UK. Each chapter has a similar structure and covers individual f... Read More about The Law Relating to Financial Crime in the United Kingdom.

The past and present of transnational organized crime in America (2021)
Book Chapter
Woodiwiss, M., & Young, M. (2021). The past and present of transnational organized crime in America. In F. Allum, & S. Gilmour (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Transnational Organized Crime (90-140). (Second). OXON: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003044703

This fully revised new edition provides a definitive and holistic overview of Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) in a world in which right wing populism has gained ground, trade wars are increasing, climate change is a reality and Covid poses a chal... Read More about The past and present of transnational organized crime in America.

E-Wallets, money laundering and terrorism financing: Is the voluntary exchange of information the panacea? (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2021, March). E-Wallets, money laundering and terrorism financing: Is the voluntary exchange of information the panacea?. Paper presented at Stakeholders Consultation on Trafficking of Dangerous Substances through Exploitation of E-Wallet Services, Vienna

This presentation is divided into three parts. Part I provides a brief overview of E-Wallets, it identifies their unprecedented growth and identifies their abuse by money launderers. Part II comments on the effectiveness of the traditional anti-mon... Read More about E-Wallets, money laundering and terrorism financing: Is the voluntary exchange of information the panacea?.

Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2021, February). Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities. Paper presented at Lincoln University Staff Seminar Series, Lincoln University

This presentation identifies a detailed and authoritative terrorism financing fraud typology and a disjointed counter-terrorism financing/counter-fraud policies. The paper recommends that the fraud typology could be used as a disruptive mechanism an... Read More about Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities.

Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2020, December). Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities. Paper presented at Jean Monnet Network on EU Counter Terrorism, University of South Wales, Treforest

This paper adds to the existing literature by highlighting how terrorism financiers have been able to accrue funding by different types of fraud. and it divided into five parts. The first part of the article identifies a comprehensive terrorism fina... Read More about Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities.

Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020 (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Olaiya, M.A., H. B. A. (2020). Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020.

The UN WGEPAD 27th public session: "The Urgency of Now - Systemic Racism and the Lessons of 2020" was held between 30 November to 3 December. This thematic session built on the WGEPAD’s COVID-19 report, systemic racism and global protests, and set t... Read More about Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020.

Cryptoassets, social media platforms and defence against terrorism financing suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown (2020)
Journal Article
Ryder, N. (2020). Cryptoassets, social media platforms and defence against terrorism financing suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown. Journal of Business Law, 8, 668-693

This paper is divided into three parts. Firstly, the paper presents evidence how terrorism financiers are able to operate via the Internet and social media platforms. Secondly, it enhances the understanding of the use of Defence against Terrorism Fin... Read More about Cryptoassets, social media platforms and defence against terrorism financing suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown.

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.

Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2020, September). Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown. Paper presented at Blockchain Technology: Current Challenges of Cryptocurrency’, Aston University

This paper is divided into three parts. The first part of the paper identifies a new and emerging terrorism funding model via cryptoassets and social media platforms – the Social Networking Funding Model. The paper enhances the understanding of the... Read More about Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown.