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Our academics are recognised as authorities in their fields. They have written on important issues facing the legal world in the UK and internationally.

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Latest publications by our academics

Dr Darren Calley, "Flag of convenience fishing seriously undermines efforts to protect the marine environment. To counter this threat, Market Denial and International Fisheries Regulation rests on the logic of the most basic tenet of economics: if no market exists for a product then producers will cease to produce. Denying market access to the flag of convenience fishing fleet should significantly reduce instances of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. In areas beyond national jurisdiction not only is market denial the most effective means of undermining the IUU fleet, it is, for most - practical purposes, the only way to do so. To what extent, however, do the laws of the sea and international trade allow groups of States to close their markets to non-compliant fishing vessels?" Market Denial and International Fisheries Regulation

Dr Audrey Guinchard, "Crime in Virtual Worlds: the Limits of Criminal Law" [July 2010] vol 24 no.2 International Review of Law, Computers & Technology pp 175-182
Virtual worlds such as Second life are not immune from crime. Their users can misuse their computer skills to damage virtual property or to control avatars of other users. Dr Guinchard looks at how criminal law in England and Wales might respond to this emerging issue.

Professor Maurice Sunkin, Public Law: Text Cases and Materials [with Andrew Le Sueur and Jo Murkens, Oxford University Press 2010]
This key text book for undergraduates provides an introduction to the principles of constitutional law. The authors explain the key principles of constitutional law and practice, drawing on a diverse range of materials, along with case studies designed to bring the subject alive.