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Publications

Below you will find a selection of publications from members of the Centre for Human Rights. Centre members publish academic works, author consultancy documents and provide policy papers for governments and political regions. 

Selected publications include:

Jon Yorke and Alice Storey, ‘Towards a World Without the Death Penalty,’ in Peter N. Stears, (ed) The Modern History of Death, (Routledge, 2020) (forthcoming)  

Amna Nazir, ‘The Universal Periodic Review and Muslim States’ Engagement’ (2019) 15 Journal of International Law and Islamic Law 1-28.

Alice Storey and others, ‘The UPR Project at BCU – USA Stakeholder Submission’ (2019)

Jon Yorke and Amna Nazir, ‘Imagining Utopia: The Global Abolition of the Death Penalty’ in Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker (eds), Comparative Capital Punishment (Edward Elgar Publishing 2019)

Jon Yorke and Amna Nazir, ‘Monotheism and the Death Penalty’ in Russell Sandberg and others (eds), Research Handbook on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Law and Religion (Edward Elgar Publishing 2019)

Alice Storey, ‘Austin Sarat (ed.), Human Rights and Legal Judgments: The American Story’ (2019) 19(1) Human Rights Law Review 193

Ozlem Ulgen, ‘Technological innovations and the changing character of warfare: the significance of the 1949 Geneva Conventions seventy years on’ (2019) 2(3-4) Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict 1

Jon Yorke, ‘An Experience of Time in the Capital Judicial Process’ (2018) 24 Texas Journal of Civil Liberties and Civil Rights 189

Jon Yorke and Amna Nazir, ‘Draft Comment on Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights – Right to Life’, Expert Submission in the UN Human Rights Committee (2017)

Jon Yorke, ‘Deconstructing a Sovereign Right: The Hybridisation of the Anti-Death Penalty Discourse in Europe,’ in Nicolas Lemay-Hebert and Rosa Freedman (eds), Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development, (Routledge, 2017).   

Jon Yorke, ‘Comity, Finality, and Oklahoma's Lethal Injection Protocol’ (2017) 69(4) Oklahoma Law Review 545

Jon Yorke, ‘Carol S. Steiker and Jordan M. Steiker, Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment’ (2017) 44(3)Journal of Law and Society 463

Ozlem Ulgen, ‘Kantian ethics in the age of artificial intelligence and robotics’ (2017) 43 QIL, Zoom-in (Questions of International Law/Question de Droit International/Questioni di Diritto) 59

Ozlem Ulgen, ‘World Community Interest approach to interim measures on ‘robot weapons’: revisiting the Nuclear Test Cases’ (2016) 14 New Zealand Yearbook of International Law 3

Jon Yorke (ed), The Right to Life and the Value of Life: Orientations in Law, Politics and Ethics (Routledge, 2010)

Jon Yorke (ed), Against the Death Penalty: International Initiatives and Implications (Routledge, 2008)