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LLB (1969), Barrister & Solicitor (New Zealand)
Rodney Austin is a Senior Teaching Fellow at UCL Faculty of Laws.
He joined the Faculty in 1972. He is
a member of the Society of Legal Scholas and Justice. He takes an
the Secretary of the Bentham Club, now the Bentham Association, for many years.
Read an Interview with Rodney Austin from the 2004 Laws Newsletter
Rodney's currrent research interest include:
- Terrorism and the New Constitutionalism;
- Liability of Public Authorities under the Human Rights Act;
- New Powers of Arrest;
- The Freedom of Information Act; and
- Legitimate expectations in judicial review.
His other interests include freedom of speech, privacy, access to official information, data protection, machinery of government, public policy, and human rights.
Rodney's publications include articles in:
- Criminal Law Review;
'The New Powers of Arrest: Plus ca Change ' (2007)
- Diritto Pubblico;
'The Liability of Public Authorities Under the Human Rights Act' (2007)
- Current Legal Problems
'The New Constitutionalism, Terrorism and Torture' (2007)
'Judicial Review of Subjective Discretion' (1975)
'Obstruction: The Policeman's Best Friend?'
- Public Law;
- Parliamentary Affairs;
and chapters in:
- The Changing Constitution, (6th edition, 2007);
- Administrative Law: Facing the Future (1997).
- Legal Aspects of Scientific Research (1996);
- Concepts of Public Service in Europe (1996); and
- Economical with the Truth (1990);
European Union and Human Rights Law
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