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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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Dr Michael Naughton's work revolves around how the concepts of truth, justice, harm and victim are understood and acted upon in the context of the competing discourses in the realm of the criminal justice system.

More specifically, Dr Naughton has written extensively on ‘miscarriages of justice’ and wrongful conviction and imprisonment from the perspective of claims of factual innocence by alleged victims and how this impacts on notions of harm and justice/injustice.

He is the author or editor of four books: 

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