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Dr Darren Calley

Senior Lecturer
School of Law
Dr Darren Calley
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874060

  • Location

    5S.5.29, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Thursday 14:00 ? 16:00 (Autumn Term) Tuesday 14:00 ? 16:00 (Spring Term)

Profile

Biography

Darren joined the LawSchool in 1999 as an undergraduate student, graduating in 2002, and was awarded his PhD in 2009. Following his appointmentas aLecturer in 2007 Darren became Module Director of Tort and in 2011 helaunched the highly successful'Animal Welfare & Wildlife Law'. Darren also teaches on the Public International Law and Foundations of the Law of Obligations undergraduate modules. Darren is a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, a Fellow of the European Group for Animal Law Studies a member of the Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Qualifications

  • LLB (Hons) Essex, 2002

  • PhD, Essex, 2009

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Animal Welfare Law

Environmental Law

Public International Law

Current research

Research into the use of tradeembargosin the fight against animal cruelty and the manner in which recent Canadian Fur Seals litigation (WTO and ECJ)has reinforced my previous research into the legality of trade measures

A reappraisal of utilitarianism as thelegal basis for animal protection: framing animallaws as rights-conferring legislation

The new Animals (Scientific Procedures) Actandtherequirement that animals have valuesbeyond being test subjects

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Tort Law (LW201)

  • Selected Issues in Public International Law (LW219)

  • Animal Protection and Wildlife Law (LW229)

  • Final Year Research Project (LW304)

  • Legal Research (LW360)

Previous supervision

Elizabeth Charlotte Tyson
Elizabeth Charlotte Tyson
Thesis title: Examining the Application and Efficacy of Licensing Regimes as a Means to Regulate the Use of Animals
Degree subject: Law
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 26/10/2018
Alexander Wilk
Alexander Wilk
Thesis title: Blue Gold the Utilisation of the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System in Light of Islamic Norms and its Impact on the Emerging Law of Transboundary Fossil Aquifers
Degree subject: Law
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 7/7/2017

Publications

Journal articles (3)

Calley, D., (2017). The Aggregation of Suffering in the Regulatory Context: Scientific Experimentation, Animals and Intrinsic Value. Journal of Animal Ethics. 7 (1), 1-30

Calley, D., (2011). Developing a common law of animal welfare: offences against animals and offences against persons compared. Crime, Law and Social Change. 55 (5), 421-436

Calley, D., (2008). The Use of Non-Domesticated Animals in Travelling Circuses. The Journal of Animal Welfare Law

Book chapters (4)

Hulme, K., Ong, D. and Calley, D., (2016). New Maritime Security Threats. In: The IMLI Manual on International Maritime Law Volume III: Marine Environmental Law and International Maritime Security Law. Editors: Attard, D., Fitzmaurice, M., Martinez, N. and Hamza, R., . Oxford University Press (OUP). 9780199683949

Calley, D., (2016). Human Duties, Animal Suffering, and Animal Rights: A Legal Re-evaluation. Editors: LInzey, A., . Palgrave Macmillan. 978-1-137-36671-9

Calley, DS., (2013). The international regulation of the food market: precedents and challenges. In: The ethics of consumption. Wageningen Academic Publishers. 64- 70. 9789086862313

Calley, D., (2013). Transitional States and the Flag of Convenience Fishing Industry. In: Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice. Editors: Michalowski, S., . Routledge. 9780415524902

Contact

dscall@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874060

Location:

5S.5.29, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Thursday 14:00 ? 16:00 (Autumn Term) Tuesday 14:00 ? 16:00 (Spring Term)