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Dr Clare Torrible

Dr Clare Torrible

Dr Clare Torrible

Lecturer in Law

Teaching Assistant and PhD researcher

Office 1.17
8-10 Berkeley Square,
Bristol, BS8 1HH
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 39 40050

Research summary

Summary

Clare's reserach interests include police practice and police accountability and regulatory mechanisms. Her doctoral research examineed the relationship between civil actions against the police and police complaints, exploring the significant developmental impact each has had on the other and the current practical interplay between the two processes. Its empirical and analytical focus is on the settlement of police actions with particular emphasis on those cases where a complaint is not upheld but force legal advisors make the decision to settle the associated civil action.  Here the differing legitimacy claims of the two forms of accountability are brought ...

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Biography

Summary

Clare’s doctoral research examines the relationship between civil actions against the police and police complaints, exploring the significant developmental impact each has had on the other and the current practical interplay between the two processes. Its empirical and analytical focus is on the settlement of police actions with particular emphasis on those cases where a complaint is not upheld but force legal advisors make the decision to settle the associated civil action.  Here the differing legitimacy claims of the two forms of accountability are brought most sharply into relief and Clare's research centres on what this reveals ...

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