People

Sabina Garahan

Assistant Lecturer
School of Law
Postgraduate Research Student
Human Rights Centre
 Sabina Garahan

Profile

Biography

Sabina Garahan is an AHRC-funded doctoral researcher at the Essex Human Rights Centre and Assistant Lecturer in Criminal Law. She consults regularly on human rights law and policy and is a former member of the Editorial Board of the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion. Prior to commencing her doctoral research, Sabina worked as a Judicial Assistant to Judge Robert Spano at the European Court of Human Rights and as a Research Assistant at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. Recent publications/talks include: - OSCE/ODIHR, UNODC and OHCHR - Eighth Expert Forum on Criminal Justice for Central Asia, "Fair Trial Rights and Public Health Emergencies - Challenges and Recommendations", 24 November 2021, "Advancing Gender Equality in Justice Sector Institutions", 25 November 2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan - OSCE/ODIHR - High-Level Webinar on the Independence of Prosecutors in Central Europe, "Functional Independence of Prosecutors - Good Practices and Challenges", 20 October 2021 - Garahan, S., (2021). Comparative Study on Women Judges Associations Across the OSCE Region. OSCE/ODIHR. https://www.osce.org/odihr/487633 - OSCE/ODIHR - Associations of Women Judges in Central Asia: Gender, Diversity and Justice, "Good Practices in Establishing Associations of Women Judges Across the OSCE region", Webinar, 21-22 April 2021 - Garahan, S., (2021). False Equivalences in the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict International Humanitarian and Criminal Law Perspectives. Opinio Juris. https://opiniojuris.org/2021/02/10/false-equivalences-in-the-nagorno-karabakh-conflict-international-humanitarian-and-criminal-law-perspectives/ - OSCE/ODIHR - Gender, Diversity and Justice in South Eastern Europe, "International standards and best practice", Webinar, 12 November 2020 - Garahan, S. and Turkut, E., (2020). The Reasonable Suspicion Test of Turkey's Post-Coup Emergency Rule under the ECHR. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights. https://doi.org/10.1177/0924051920967182 (funded by the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions) - Garahan, S., (2020). Legal Aid: Promoting Sustainable Development Through Greater Access to Justice. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A.M., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Özuyar P.G., Wall T. (eds) Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71066-2_4-1 - Garahan, S., (2020). Unsentenced Detainees: Socioeconomic Burdens of Pre-trial Detention. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A.M., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Özuyar P.G., Wall T. (eds) Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71066-2_7-1 - European Society of International Law - Public Health in the Age of Globalisation: Questioning the Constraints of State Sovereignty, "The Implications of the Extradition Process on Global Health and State Sovereignty", 12 September 2019, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - Garahan, S., (2019). Emerging Voices: Reasonableness at the European Court of Human Rights. Opinio Juris. http://opiniojuris.org/2019/08/08/emerging-voices-reasonableness-at-the-european-court-of-human-rights/ - Garahan, S., Beqiraj, J., and Shuttleworth K., (2018). Ombudsman Schemes and Effective Access to Justice: A Study of International Practices and Trends. International Bar Association. https://binghamcentre.biicl.org/documents/25_2021_access_to_justice_ombudsman_report_2018_full.pdf - Garahan, S., (2018). Hamidovic v Bosnia and Herzegovina Judging Skullcaps in the Courtroom. PILARS. CC 2. http://law-school.open.ac.uk/sites/law-school.open.ac.uk/files/files/PILARs%20CC%202018_2.pdf - British Institute of International and Comparative Law - "Enhancing Access to Justice: What Can Ombudsman Schemes Offer?", 6 December 2018 - Garahan, S. and Olatokun, M., (2018). Human Rights Education - What is it and Why is it Important? The British Institute of Human Rights. https://www.bihr.org.uk/blog/celebrate70-hre - Garahan, S., (2016). A Right to Discriminate? Widening the Scope for Interference with Religious Rights in Ebrahimian v France. Oxford Journal of Law and Religion. 5(2), 352-358. https://doi.org/10.1093/ojlr/rww009

Qualifications

  • LLM International Human Rights Law Human Rights Centre, University of Essex (2016)

  • LLB Law with French Law UCL (2014)

  • Certificat Supérieur de droit français et européen Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) (2013)

Research and professional activities

Thesis

Discretion in adjudicating the right to liberty at the European Court of Human Rights

Supervisor: Professor Carla Ferstman , Professor Geoff Gilbert , Dr Charilaos Nikolaidis

Contact

sgarah@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus