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School of Law Doctoral Candidates

Tariq Al-Timimi
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(Working title) The Development of the Maqasid Model in the Modern Era and its utility to the application of Islamic law today



Lovleen Bhullar
Lovleen Bhullar

Impact Analysis of Judicial Directives on Water Pollution in India: Relevance for Realization of the Human Rights to Water & Sanitation



Manar Idriss
Manar Idriss

Working Title: The Responsibility to Protect: A critical look at the international community’s response to Sudan’s conflicts


Toby King
Toby King

Conditionality and legitimacy in international financial institutions: From Bretton Woods to the Eurozone



Riccardo Labianco
Riccardo Labianco

Supporting a Cause or Fighting Wars with the Lives of Others? Legal Criticisms and Possible Justifications to Arms Transfers and Jus ad Bellum in Civil Wars (Working Title)





Margaret O'Brien
Maggie O'Brien

Law, power and land in the Chittagong Hill Tracts - An analysis of the emancipatory potential of the human rights system in the customary legal system of the Jumma people of Bangladesh


Will Odogwu
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Comparing Formal Legal Discourse across Sites of Global Adjudication of Investment Disputes: the Variable Significance of ‘General Principles of Law’ Rhetoric in the International Court, International Commercial Arbitration and Investment Treaty Arbitration.




Micha Wiebusch
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The Emerging Normative Framework of the African Union on Constitutionalism – The Legal Process and the Contribution to Peace, Security and Democratic State Building


Miyase Yavuz
Miyase Yavuz

The Role of Ijtihād in Family Law Reforms of Modern Muslim-Majority States: A Case Study of Morocco.


This page lists all current PhD candidates in the School of Law together with their area of research.  For information about research degrees in the School of Law, visit the following page.