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James Chalmers

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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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Sotiria Grek is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. She works in the area of Europeanisation of education policy with a particular focus on transnational policy learning, knowledge and governance. She has co-authored (with Martin Lawn) ‘Europeanising education: governing a new policy space’ (2012, Symposium) and recently co-edited (with Joakim Lindgren) 'Governing by Inspection’ (2015, Routledge).

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