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Dr Michael Naughton

Dr Michael Naughton

Dr Michael Naughton
BSc, Ph.D.(Bristol)

Reader in Sociology and Law

Office 3.26
Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 5323

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Biography

Dr Michael Naughton is a Reader in Sociology and Law across the Law School (click here) and the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) (click here).

He has researched and written extensively on the criminal justice system from the perspective of successful appeals against criminal conviction to emphasise the likely scale, causes and forms of harm associated with such ‘miscarriages of justice’ and to identify and segregate within that category factually innocent victims of  wrongful conviction and/or imprisonment.

His general approach is to distinguish between how the criminal justice process is supposed to work in theory and how ...

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