University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law

Professor David Feldman

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Associated Lecturers

Downing College

Q.C. (Hon), M.A., D.C.L. (Oxon.), LL.D. (Hon., Bristol), F.B.A., F.R.S.A.

Rouse Ball Professor of English Law

Interests

Public law, especially from a comparative perspective; the interface between national (especially constitutional) law and international law and institutions; civil liberties and human rights; criminal procedure.

CV / Biography

Currently: Rouse Ball Professor of English Law since 2004; Fellow of Downing College since 2003; Chairman of the Faculty of Human, Social and Political Sciences, 2013-14. Honorary Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn since 2003. Academic Associate of Chambers, 39 Essex Street, London. Fellow of the British Academy since 2006. Appointed Q.C. honoris causa 2008, and awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa by the University of Bristol in 2013.

Previously: Studied at Exeter College, Oxford 1972-76. Lecturer in Law 1976-89, Reader in Law 1989-92, University of Bristol; Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Law, Australian National University 1989; Barber Professor of Jurisprudence, The University of Birmingham 1992-2000 (Dean of Law 1997-2000); Legal Adviser to Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Human Rights, Houses of Parliament, Westminster, and Professor of Law, The University of Birmingham 2000-04; Judge of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2002-10 (a Vice-President of the Court 2006-09); Acting Director of the Centre for Public Law, University of Cambridge, 2004-05; Chairman of the Faculty Board of Law and of the Faculty of Law, 2006-09; Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow, University of Melbourne, July-August 2006; Sir John C. Smith Senior Visiting Scholar, School of Law, University of Nottingham, February 2010;  President of Society of Legal Scholars for 2010-11; Specialist Adviser to Joint Select Committee on the Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills, March to June 2011.

Lecturing & Supervising
Tripos
LLM
Publications
Books

Publication 2080 English Public Law (Ed) (Oxford University Press)

Publisher Oxford University Press
Published Sep 2004
ISBN 10 0-19-876551-7
Available at heffers
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Publication 2122 Corporate and Commercial Law: Modern Developments (Ed) (Lloyd's of London Press)

Publisher Lloyd's of London Press
Published Aug 1996
ISBN 10 1-85978-018-0
Co Authors Frank Meisel
Available at heffers
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Articles

Publication 2202 "Arrest by any other name" [1979] Criminal Law Review 702-707

Published Oct 1979
Co Authors David N. Clarke
Book Chapters

Publication 2044 "Political rights" in David Feldman (Ed), English Public Law 2nd edn (Oxford University Press), pp. 419-451

Publisher Oxford University Press
Pages 419-451
Published Sep 2009
ISBN 13 978-0-19-922793-8
Authors David Feldman (Ed)
Available at heffers
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Publication 2049 "Human Rights" in Sir Louis Blom-Cooper, Brice Dickson and Gavin Drewry (Ed), The Judicial House of Lords 1876-2009 (Oxford University Press), pp. 541-573

Publisher Oxford University Press
Pages 541-573
Published Jul 2009
ISBN 13 978-0-19-953271-1
Authors Sir Louis Blom-Cooper, Brice Dickson and Gavin Drewry (Ed)
Available at heffers
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Publication 2062 "Constitutional Law" in Catherine Barnard, Janet O'Sullivan and Graham Virgo (Ed), What about Law? Studying Law at University (Hart Publishing), pp. 139-166

Publisher Hart Publishing
Pages 139-166
Published Oct 2007
ISBN 13 978-1-84113-632-5
Authors Catherine Barnard, Janet O'Sullivan and Graham Virgo (Ed)
Available at heffers
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Publication 2061 "England and Wales" in Craig M. Bradley (Ed), Criminal Procedure: A Worldwide Study 2nd edn (Carolina Academic Press), pp. 149-200

Publisher Carolina Academic Press
Pages 149-200
Published Aug 2007
ISBN 10 1-59460-244-1
ISBN 13 978-1-59460-244-3
Authors Craig M. Bradley (Ed)
Available at heffers
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Publication 2108 "Criminal Procedure in England and Wales" in Craig Bradley (Ed), Criminal Procedure: A Worldwide Study (Carolina Academic Press), pp. 91-142

Publisher Carolina Academic Press
Pages 91-142
Published Jan 1999
ISBN 10 0890896704
ISBN 13 978-0890896709
Authors Craig Bradley (Ed)
Available at heffers
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Publication 2117 "Privacy-related Rights and their Social Value" in Peter Birks (Ed), Privacy and Loyalty (Oxford University Press), pp. 15-50

Publisher Oxford University Press
Pages 15-50
Published Jun 1997
ISBN 10 019876488X
ISBN 13 978-0198764885
Authors Peter Birks (Ed)
Available at heffers
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Publication 2183 "Motoring and the Law" in M. P. Furmston and V. Powell-Smith (Ed), You and the Law (Hamlyn), pp. 369-403

Publisher Hamlyn
Pages 369-403
Published Jul 1987
ISBN 10 0603037585
Authors M. P. Furmston and V. Powell-Smith (Ed)
Available at heffers
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Book Reviews
Case Notes
Reports

Publication 2761 "The Process of Constitutional Reform - oral evidence" (House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution, Mar 2011)

Body/Insitution House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution
Published Mar 2011
Co Authors Professor Jeffrey Jowell QC

Publication 2762 "The Process of Constitutional Reform - written evidence" (House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution, Mar 2011)

Body/Insitution House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution
Published Mar 2011

Publication 2050 "Evidence on the Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill" (Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on the Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill, May 2008) HL Paper 166-II, HC 551-II of 2007-08

Body/Insitution Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on the Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill
Reference Number HL Paper 166-II, HC 551-II of 2007-08
Published May 2008
Link http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/jt200708/jtselect/j...

Publication 2076 "Written evidence on the Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill" (Scottish Parliament, Justice 1 Committee, 5th Report of 2005, May 2005) SP Paper 307, vol 2, pp. 141-146

Body/Insitution Scottish Parliament, Justice 1 Committee, 5th Report of 2005
Reference Number SP Paper 307, vol 2, pp. 141-146
Published May 2005

Publication 2104 "Oral Evidence on the proper role of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution, the work of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, and the relationship between the two Committees" (House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution, Mar 2000) First Report, Reviewing the Constitution: Terms of Reference and Method of Working, with Evidence, HL Paper 11 of 2001-02, Minutes of Evidence at pp. 15-20

Body/Insitution House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution
Reference Number First Report, Reviewing the Constitution: Terms of Reference and Method of Working, with Evidence, HL Paper 11 of 2001-02, Minutes of Evidence at pp. 15-20
Published Mar 2000
Co Authors Jean Corston MP and David Doig
Conference Papers
Documents, Handouts and Articles

Conference Papers (5 items)