Ph.D. (Manchester) 1977: LL.D. (Cambridge) 2006 of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister
Visiting Professor, University of Rome I, 1993; University of North Carolina, 1996.
He is author of Enacting a Bill of Rights: The Legal Problems (1980); Open Justice: A Critique of the Public Trial (2002), and of articles in the Cambridge Law Journal, The Conveyancer, Criminal Law Review, Dublin University Law Journal, European Human Rights Law Review, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Irish Jurist, Journal of Applied Philosophy, Journal of Social Welfare Law, Law Quarterly Review, Legal Studies, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Parliamentary History, Political Quarterly and Public Law.
In July 2006 he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Law of the University of Cambridge for published work.
In addition to being Course Director for Equity and Trusts and the Law of Freedom of Speech, he teaches on the courses on Constitutional Law and Land Law.
He has supervised a number of dissertations at MPhil and PhD level on comparative constitutional law and civil liberties.
Media available on any of the areas of current research.