Kent Law School

Critical perspectives research led teaching




Lisa's research interests include

  • Forensic Science and the Law
  • Evidence and the Trial Process
  • General areas of Criminal Justice

Major research project

  • Public understanding of Databases.
  • Police access to the NHS database

Research Areas: Criminal Justice

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Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Dickson, L. (2017). Privacy & the Mashrabiya Screen: Knowledge is Sweeter than Honey. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly 68:341-352.
Dickson, L. and Pethick, S. (2013). Square Peg in a Round Hole: the inability of the courts effectively to substitute further procedural rules for due process in the assessment of expert scientific testimony in criminal trials. Durham Law Review 3:50-102.
Dickson, L. (2010). Police access to NHS confidential medical records - a question of public interest. Web Journal of Current Legal Issues [Online] 2010. Available at:
Showing 3 of 7 total publications in KAR. [See all in KAR]
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Teaching and Supervision

Undergraduate modules

  • Criminal Law (LW508)
  • Forensic Evidence in Criminal Trials (LW584)
  • Criminal Law for Forensic Scientist (LW562)

Postgraduate modules

  • Forensic Evidence in Criminal Trials - an International Perspective (LW887)


Lisa is happy to supervise in the areas of Forensic Evidence within a legal context; general areas of Criminal Justice.

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Other Academic Activities


Editorial Work

  • Editorial Board Feminist Legal Studies


  • Director of Studies
  • Director for Forensic Science
  • Programme Director for LLB (Year in Hong Kong/China)
  • Personal Tutor
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