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The Childhood, Law & Policy Network (CLPN)

Chelsea Wallis


DPhil Candidate, Oxford Law Faculty, United Kingdom



Chelsea is a DPhil candidate (PRS) and Postgraduate Ramsay Scholar, focussing on the role of human rights law in addressing domestic abuse, under the supervision of Professor Jonathan Herring. Supported by a scholarship from Jesus College, she completed the BCL with Distinction in 2021, reading for the papers Comparative Human Rights, Comparative Equality Law, Law in Society, and Families & the State: Children. She received the Law Faculty Prize for best performance in Advanced & Comparative Criminal Law on the BCL.

Chelsea serves on the Editorial Board of the Oxford Human Rights Hub and is a Research Officer and member of the Executive Committee of the Oxford Pro Bono Publico. She convenes the Feminist Jurisprudence and Criminal Law Discussion Groups in the Faculty of Law, as well as the Children's Rights Network within the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. 



Family law, medical law and ethics, criminal law
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