The Bayes and the Law Network was initiated by Norman Fenton, Professor of Risk Information Management at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) and is being developed with Amber Marks, Lecturer in Criminal Law and Evidence, QMUL. So far more than 80 interested parties from around the world have agreed to participate in a multi-disciplinary network that brings together world-class mathematicians, scientists, psychologists, legal academics and practitioners, police officers, journalists and lay people to collaborate on the issues surrounding the use of probabilistic reasoning in criminal law.
In 2009, Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas gave oral evidence to the House of Lords EU Committee for their inquiry on Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism [pdf] (19th Report, session 2008-09, HL Papers 132-I and 132-II). Professor Mitsilegas is the author of Money Laundering Counter-Measures in the EU: A New Paradigm of Security Governance versus Fundamental Legal Principles (Kluwer Law International/Aspen, The Hague-London-Boston, 2003).
Professor Peter Alldridge has authored several key publications in this area including:
Professor Richard Ashcroft
David Ormerod QC is the editor and author of several key practitioner texts including:
Professor David Ormerod QC, Professor William Wilson and Professor Janet Dine are all authors of key textbooks on criminal law:
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas is a member of the Management Committee of the European Criminal Law Academic Network (ECLAN), a Europe-wide network which brings together academic experts from the EU 27 and beyond. He was General Rapporteur to the 2012 Congress of the International Federation for European Law (FIDE), which will be held in Tallinn (stream on the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice). He is a member of the Commission's Expert Panel on EU Criminal Policy. He is acting as expert adviser to the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE). Professor Mitsilegas was Specialist Adviser to the House of Lords European Union Committee for their inquiry on the European Borders Agency (FRONTEX report [pdf]) and was invited to submit evidence on the Lisbon Treaty to the House of Lords Committees on the Constitution European Union (Amendment) Bill and the Lisbon Treaty: Implications for the UK Constitution [pdf] (6th Report, session 2007-08, HL Paper 84) and the European Union (The Treaty of Lisbon: An Impact Assessment [pdf], 10th Report, session 2007-08, HL Papers 62-I and 62-II).
Professor Mitsilegas provides regular advice to the UK Government and the Judiciary of England and Wales. He is actively engaged with the legal profession as regards the impact of European Union law on the domestic legal system. He is the first contributor of a specific chapter on the relationship between EU law and domestic criminal law in Blackstone’s Criminal Practice. He is member of a team drafting case commentaries for the Criminal Law Review. He is also Consultant Editor to EU Law in Criminal Practice (OUP, 2013).
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas, Professor Fitzmaurice and Dr Phoebe Okowa have published widely in the field of environmental law.
Professor Valsamis Mitseligas is the Queen Mary Principal Investigator on a multinational interdisciplinary research project on EU Action to Fight Environmental Crime (EFFACE) funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme for Research. This 40-month project (2012-2016) aims to assess the impact of environmental crime and develop effective and feasible policy options for combating it at EU level.
Professor Phoebe Okowa.
Professor Kate Malleson recently completed a joint three-year AHRC funded project on the selection of judges to the International Courts. The findings were published by OUP in 2010 in a book entitled Selecting International Judges: Principle, Process and Politics.
Richard Richard Nobles and Professor David Schiff have authored key publications in this field including: