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Dr Jane Rooney

Dr Jane Rooney

Dr Jane Rooney
BA(Oxon.), LLM(UCDublin)

Lecturer in Law

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Lecturer in Law

Office G.07
8-10 Berkeley Square,
Bristol, BS8 1HH
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+44 (0) 117 42 82004



Jane held the Postgraduate Research Scholarship at Durham Law School where she completed her PhD with no corrections (2012-2016). Jane's  PhD was entitled 'The Paradox of Extraterritoriality at the European Court of Human Rights: A Global Constitutionalist Approach' wherein she provides a unique normative frame for evaluating the extraterritorial application of human rights  within global governance. She is a former teaching assistant and deputy co-convenor of the research centre, Law and Global Justice, at Durham Law School. She was Visiting Researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and guest lecturer at Hebron University, Hebron, Palestine (November 2014). She has submitted evidence to the UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights on targeted killing as a member of Durham Human Rights Centre and advised counsel on detention in armed conflict. Her main research interests lie in human rights, global governance and international law.



University of Bristol Law School

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