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This page contains links to all of the books reviewed for this website.  Book reviews are arranged by topic, with the most recent displayed first.

European Union and Brexit

1.  From Empire to Little England.  A Review of Sionaidh Douglas-Scott: Brexit, Union And Disunion: The Evolution of British Constitutional Unsettlement.  Cambridge University Press, 2023,    Read


2. The  Citizenship Lottery.  A Review of Moritz Jesse (ed.), European Societies, Migration, and the Law: The ‘Others’ amongst ‘Us’, Cambridge University Press, 2021.    Read

3. A Disintegrating Promise of Peace.  A Review of Ramona Coman, Amandine Crepsy and Vivien A. Schmidt (eds.), Governance and Politics in the Post-Crisis European Union, Cambridge University Press, 2020.   Read


4.  Article 50 TEU Reborn? A Review of Benjamin Martill and Uta Staiger (eds.), Brexit and Beyond: Rethinking the Futures of Europe, UCL Press, 2018..  Read

5.  Brexit Litigation.  A review of Patricia Mindus, European Citizenship After Brexit: Freedom of Movement and Rights of Residence, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.  Read

Legal Education and Training

1.   Law, Technology and Legal Critique. A review of Ben Golder, Marina Nehme, Alex Steel and Prue Vines (eds.), Imperatives for Legal Education Research: Then, Now and Tomorrow, Routledge, 2020.   Read

2.   A Short Legal Career in the Law School.  A review of Chris Ashford and Paul Mckeown (eds.), Social Justice and Legal Education, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018.  Read

3.   Legal Educators and Secret Barristers.  A review of The Secret Barrister, Stories of the Law and How It's Broken, Macmillan, 2018.  Read

Legal Theory

1.   Activism, Academic Judgement, and the University.  A review of Aziz Choudry and Salim Vally (eds.), The University and Social Justice: Struggles Across the Globe, Pluto, 2020.  Read

2.  Beyond the Green Baize Table.  A review of Judith Butler, The Force of Non-Violence: an Ethico-Political Bind, Verso, 2020.  Read

3.  The Changing Parameters of Legal Education.  A review of Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Law and Theory, Routledge, 2018.  Read

4.   Modern Colonial Monuments:  A review of Gurminder K. Bhambra, Dalia Gebrial and Kerem Nisancioglu, Decolonising the University, Pluto Press, 2018.  Read

5.   How to Study Social Welfare Law.  A review of Robbie Shilliam, Race and the Undeserving Poor: From Abolition to Brexit, Agenda Publishing, 2018.  Read

6.   Expert Evidence: A review of Deborah Gabriel and Shirley Anne Tate (eds.), Inside the Ivory Tower: Narratives of Women of Colour Thriving and Surviving in British Academia, IOE Press, 2017.  Read


Migration and Asylum

1. The Retreat of Equality Law A Review of Nadya Ali, The Violence of Britishness: Racism, Borders and the Conditions of Citizenship, Pluto Press, 2023..  Read

2. Refugee Law and the Decolonial Paradigm.  A Review of Satvinder Singh Juss (ed.), Research Handbook on International Refugee Law, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021.   Read

3. Lockdowns and Migrant Solidarity.  A review of Covid-19 & Migration: Understanding the Pandemic and Human Mobility, Transnational Press London, 2020   Read

4. Ordinary People in Humanitarian Emergencies.  A review of Kate Pincock, Alexander Betts and Evan Easton-Calabria, The Global Governed? Refugees as Providers of Protection and Assistance, Cambridge University Press, 2020.  Read

5.  Unjust Laws and Legal Education.  A review of Amelia Gentleman, The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment, Guardian Faber, 2019.  Read

6.  Precarious Citizenship.  A review of Michelle Foster and Helene Lambert, International Refugee Law and the Protection of Stateless Persons, Oxford University Press, 2019.  Read

7.  A Well-Founded Fear of the Law.  A review of Lisa Heschl, Protecting Refugees Beyond European Borders: Establishing Extraterritorial Responsibilities, Intersentia, 2018.  Read


Undercover Policing

1.  "Coded Inequity" and the Undercover Policing Inquiry.  A review of Ruha Benjamin, Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code, Polity Press, 2019.  Read

2.  Policing Legal Rights.  A review of Aziz Choudry (ed.), Activists and the Surveillance State: Learning from Repression, Pluto Press, 2019.  Read

3.  The Work that Inquiry Core Participants Do.  A review of Alistair Stark, Public Inquiries, Policy Learning and the Threat of Future Crises, Oxford University Press, 2018.  Read


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