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Dr Cian Murphy

Dr Cian Murphy

Dr Cian Murphy
BCL (Hons), LL.M, PhD

Reader in Law

Office 3.06
8-10 Berkeley Square,
Bristol, BS8 1HH
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 42 82005

Research summary

Dr Murphy's research and teaching interests lie in the relationship between collective power and individual rights and the role that law plays in that relationship. His current writing focuses on the dynamics of transnational law and their impact on legality and will lead to a monograph, Control Beyond the State, to be published in 2019.

Dr Murphy sits on the editorial boards of the Common Law World Review and the European Human Rights Law Review. In 2016 he was convenor of the IACL Terrorism Research Group Annual Conference: Accountability for Transnational Counter-terrorism Operations. Dr Murphy is also the editor ...

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Dr Cian C. Murphy is Reader in Law. Prior to coming to Bristol he was Academic Co-Director at the Georgetown University-led Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London and taught at several London universities. He has been visiting lecturer on postgraduate degrees in the UK and Ireland, and at doctoral training centres at the University of Copenhagen and University of Oxford. He has also taught on the A4ID Law and Development Training Programme and is a member of the World Justice Project’s Rule of Law Research Consortium.

Dr Murphy is a member of the American Society of International Law, the ...

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