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Dr Genevieve Lennon

Strathclyde Chancellor'S Fellow

Law

Personal statement

I joined the Law School in 2014 as a Chancellor’s Fellow having worked at the University of Dundee since 2010.  I hold a PhD and master’s degree in law from the University of Leeds.  I have taught across a wide range of subjects, with a particular focus on the English Law of Equity and Trusts, English Criminal Law and Counter-Terrorism Law.

My research examines counter-terrorist law and policy, particularly in relation to counter-terrorist policing and protective security. I also look at policing more generally. Core themes across my research are accountability, human rights and risk, especially the impact of ‘all-risks’ policies.  My work combines black letter analysis with empirical research to determine how the law actually functions. I was a contributing co-editor for The Routledge Handbook of Law and Terrorism (Routledge 2015). I am currently working on a monograph, Protective Security Against Terrorism: All-risks Policing of Political Violence, to be published by Cambridge University Press. I am co-investigator on a series of workshops, The Principles of Accountable Policing, funded by the Scottish Universities Insight Institute.

Publications

Stop and search powers in UK terrorism investigations : a limited judicial oversight?
Lennon Genevieve
International Journal of Human Rights Vol 20, pp. 634-648, (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13642987.2016.1162410
Searching for change : Scottish stop and search powers
Lennon Genevieve
Edinburgh Law Review, (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/elr.2016.0341
Under-regulated and unaccountable? : explaining variation in stop and search rates in Scotland, England and Wales
Lennon Genevieve, Murray Kath
Policing and Society, (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2016.1163359
Clive Walker, Blackstone’s Guide to the Anti-Terrorism Legislation
Lennon Genevieve
Edinburgh Law Review Vol 20, pp. 111-112, (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/elr.2016.0333
Security inspections in the US and UK : suspicionless counter-terrorist stop and search
Lennon Genevieve
Routledge Handbook of Law and TerrorismRoutledge Handbooks, (2015)
Homeland Security
Guiora Amos, Lennon Genevieve, Walker Clive
Routledge Handbook of Law and TerrorismRoutledge Handbooks, (2015)

more publications

Professional activities

Edinburgh Executive Sessions
Participant
2/2016
Counter-terrorism, Radicalisation and the University: Panel Discussion
Speaker
15/1/2016
Independent Advisory Group on Stop and Search (External organisation)
Member
2016
The Strange Death of the Liberal University: spies and border guards within the walls of academe?
Speaker
13/10/2015
Crossing the pond: Divergences in UK and US law and policy in counter-terrorist suspicionless searches
Contributor
2/9/2015
The law on glorification of and incitement to terrorism
Contributor
5/2015

more professional activities