The studentship is available to Students Worldwide where a full stipend, paid for three years at RCUK rates (for 2019/20, this is £15,009 pa) and full fees.
Prof McCartney is a Professor of Law & Criminal Justice in the School of Law and has written on miscarriages of justice, policing, and forensic science. She established an Innocence Project at the University of Leeds in 2005. She has written widely on miscarriages of justice, the Court of Appeal and the CCRC, and is a founding member of the international blog: wrongfulconvictionsblog.org. She recently gave evidence to the Select Committee inquiry on the CCRC and has spoken widely about the operation of the CCRC, and the Court of Appeal.
Prof Ray Arthur is a Professor in Law and his research focuses on issues related to the delivery of justice for children and families. Recently he has published 3 books on this theme and numerous journal articles in international peer-reviewed journals such as Child and Family Law Quarterly, European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law & Criminal Justice, Family Law, Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, International Family Law, International Journal of Children’s Rights and International Journal of Sociology & Social Policy.