Kent Law School

Critical perspectives research led teaching




John's research interests include

  • Human Rights Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Public Legal Services
  • Legal Process

Some examples of John's media appearances are here.

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Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Book section
Fitzpatrick, J. (2002). A Quiet Life: Right or Duty. in: Pardo, I. ed. Morals Of Legitimacy: Between Agency and System. Berghahn Books.
Edited book
Cheney, D. et al. (2001). Criminal Justice and the Human Rights Act 1998. Cheney, D. et al. eds. London: Jordans Ltd.
Total publications in KAR: 2 [See all in KAR]
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Teaching and Supervision

Undergraduate modules

  • Legal Process (LW308)
  • Human Rights and English Law (LW509)
  • Clinical Option (LW543)


John is happy to supervise in the areas of Human Rights Law, Constitutional Law, Public Legal Services, Legal Process.

Currently Supervising:

E Topham: MPhil "Human rights"

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Other Academic Activities

External Appointments

Chair, Law Centres Federation.


Director Kent Law Clinic

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Last Updated: 02/11/2015