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James Chalmers

Name
James
Last name
Chalmers
Bio

James Chalmers is a senior lecturer in law at the University of Edinburgh, where he teaches criminal law and evidence. He is the author of a number of books in this area, including Criminal Defences and Pleas in Bar of Trial (2006, with Fiona Leverick), Legal Responses to HIV and AIDS (2008) and The New Law of Sexual Offences in Scotland (2010).

His current research is focused on the practice of criminalisation by legislation, and a rational reconstruction of Scottish criminal law in light of comparative and theoretical perspectives.

Working Groups: Arts, Humanities and Society; Health and Wellbeing

 

Areas of Interest
Law
Institution/Company
University of Glasgow
Key words
law, crime, evidence

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Andrew has over 15 years working with young children: as a teacher, academic, start-up director, and, more recently, parent. His research examines the role of interaction in cognition, and the implications for early learning and new forms of technology. He is also interested in computing education for children in the early years.

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