People

Sabina Garahan

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

Profile

Biography

Sabina Garahan is an AHRC-funded doctoral researcher and consultant in human rights. Sabina has taught on the LLB Criminal Law (LW104) and the LLM International Human Rights: Theories and Institutions (LW901) modules. She is a Visiting Fellow of the Open University's Project for Interdisciplinary Law and Religion Studies and a former editor 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: - 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 - Gender, Diversity and Justice in South Eastern Europe, 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 - 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. http://doi-org-443.webvpn.fjmu.edu.cn/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", National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 12 September 2019 - 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://www.ibanet.org/PPID/Constituent/AccesstoJustice_LegalAid/Projects.aspx - 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 - 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: Dr Carla Ferstman , Professor Geoff Gilbert , Dr Charilaos Nikolaidis

Contact

sgarah@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus