Victor Tadros - Warwick University (Political Theory)
Publication date: Aug 21, 2012 02:00 PM
Oct 31, 2012 05:00 PM
End: Oct 31, 2012 07:00 PM
Location: The Council Room, School of Public Policy, 29/30 Tavistock Square, WC1H 9QU
Professor Tadros was appointed to the School of Law in July 2006. Prior to that he held lectureships at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Aberdeen. He was educated at the Universities of Oxford (BA hons) and London (PhD).
His research interests are in criminal law and legal theory. He has written on criminal responsibility, criminal offences, criminal trials, the presumption of innocence and various aspects of moral and political philosophy. He is currently completing a book entitled The Moral Foundations of Criminal Law, which primarily concerned with the relationship between self-defence and punishment. He is also working on issues concerning the distinction between wrongs and offences in moral philosophy and criminal law theory as part of a project on criminalization with Antony Duff, Lindsay Farmer, Sandra Marshall and Massimo Renzo, funded by the AHRC. He continues to work on issues of criminal responsibility and criminal trials and evidnence. As well as having interests in general legal, moral and political philosophy.