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Escaping the mirror principle: towards a municipal law of human rights
Date: 20 October 2010 Time: 12 noon - 2pm
Venue: Bowland North, C47
Roger Masterman joined the Law School at Durham University in 2002 and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2008. Heworked on the 2005 AHRC-funded project, 'Judicial Reasoning and the Human Rights Act 1998.'
His teaching and research interests lie in constitutional law and reform - particularly in the Human Rights Act 1998 and in the doctrine of separation of powers - and he has published a number of articles on these topics.
He is editor - with Professor Helen Fenwick and Professor Gavin Phillipson - of Judicial Reasoning under the UK Human Rights Act (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), and author - with Professor Ian Leigh - of Making Rights Real: The Human Rights Act in its First Decade (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2008). He has recently completeda monograph on the separation of powers in the contemporary constitution for Cambridge University Press.
The seminar will touch upon the debate surrounding the HRA, s.2 and the UK Bill of Rights debate
Who can attend: Anyone
Organising departments and research centres: Law
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