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Other Publications by Bingham Centre Researchers

The Bingham Centre's researchers and Fellows regularly publish and present nationally and internationally. Their work often complements the Centre's work on the rule of law and covers wide ranges of interest and expertise.


M Olatokun and Sabina Garahan, What is Human Rights Education? British Institute of Human Rights, 21 March 2018

J Beqiraj, Removing mental health defences to deliver equality before the law: a blessing or a curse? Mental Health Today, 15 January 2018

J Beqiraj, Removing disability-based defences to ensure equality before the law: a blessing or a curse?, Learning Disability Today, 15 January 2018


L Woods, L McNamara & J Townend, Response to Law Commission Consultation on the Protection of Official Data (CP 230) 9 June 2017

Michael Olatokun, Human Rights Education, Teaching Citizenship Journal, Association for Citizenship Teaching, June 2017, Issue 45, pp 54-57.

Xiao Hui Eng with Lawrence McNamara and Michael Olatokun, The Rule of Law for Citizenship Education: International Law and Human Rights, The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, 28 June 2017.


Lawrence McNamara, Defending judges is not incompatible with press freedom, The Brief (The Times), 14 November 2016.

Michael Olatokun, The Rule of Law Must Be At The Centre of Brexit, The Huffington Post, 10 November 2016.

Lawrence McNamara, The rule of law and press freedom, Inforrm: International Forum for Responsible Media, 8 November 2016.

Jan van Zyl Smit, Kenya's new Chief Justice must press on with cleaning up the judiciary, The Conversation, 6 October 2016

Julinda Beqiraj, Future perfect: Access to justice in the post-2015 development framework, in Public Law, October 2016, pp 546-555

Julinda Beqiraj, Five ways the legal community can help achieve the SDGs, in blog, 18 May 2016.

Lucy Moxham and Jan van Zyl Smit, Developing a Guide to Administrative Law for Civil Servants: From the UK to Kenya, International Association of Constitutional Law blog, 16 May 2016.

Xiao Hui Eng, The Rule of Law, Teaching Citizenship Journal, Association for Citizenship Teaching, May 2016, Issue 43, pp 40-45

Jan van Zyl Smit, Judicial appointments in the Commonwealth: Is India bucking the trend? UK Constitutional Law Association blog, 7 Mar 2016, cross-posted to the blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law and

Lawrence McNamara, The implications of Incedal: managing the new normal in national security cases, The Justice Gap, 11 Feb 2016. (Republished by Inforrm: International Forum for Responsible Media, 14 Feb 2016)

Julinda Beqiraj, 'Strengthening the cooperation between IOM and the EU in the field of migration', in F. Ippolito and S. Trevisanut (eds.), Migration in the Mediterranean: Mechanisms of International Cooperation, Cambridge University Press, 2016, pp 115-135.


Jan van Zyl Smit Promoting the rule of courts or resisting the misuse of courts? A response to Professor Ekins and Professor Forsyth as part of a virtual roundtable on the UK Supreme Court decision in Evans v Attorney-General [2015] UKSC 21 for Policy Exchange, 15 December 2015.

Julinda Beqiraj, 'Economic and social rights of children migrant workers: the case of domestic work', in Migration and Refugee Protection in the 21st Century, International Legal Aspects, The Hague Academy of International Law, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2015, pp 349-387

Julinda Beqiraj, 'Freshwater Resources' Exploitation and Trade Flows: The Impact of International Trade Law', in F. Romanin Jacur, A. Bonfanti and F. Seatzu (eds.), Natural Resources Grabbing: An International Law Perspective, Brill/Martinus Nijhoff, 2015, pp 338-360.

Lawrence McNamara, 'Free Speech' in D Butler & Sharon Rodrick, Australian Media Law, 5th Ed (Thomson, 2015), pp 5-30.

Lawrence McNamara and Robert Gleave, 'Non-violent extremism: some questions about laws and some questions about limits'UK Human Rights Blog, 22 May 2015.

Lawrence McNamara, 'Secrecy, the media and the state: controlling and managing information about terrorism and security' in G Martin, R Scott Bray and M Kumar (eds), Secrecy, Law and Society (Routledge, 2015), pp 139-157.

Justine Stefanelli, Lawrence McNamara & Jack Kenny, 'CIA interrogations: What have we learned in the UK?' UK Human Rights Blog, 3 April 2015.

Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC, 'The Global Economy and the Rule of Law' , Paper presented at the Global Law Summit, London, 25 February 2015

Julinda Beqiraj & Lawrence McNamara, Rule The World, New Law Journal, 19 February 2015

Julinda Beqiraj, 'Indigenous Peoples' Cultural Identity under EU Law and the ECHR: A Non-trade Interest or a Human Right?', in F Ippolito and S Iglesias Sanchez (eds), Protecting Vulnerable Groups, The European Human Rights Framework, Hart Publishing, 2015.


Julinda Beqiraj, 'The Problem of Genetically Modified Organisms in the EU: Trade Obligations, Environmental Concerns and Sovereignty Issues' , in V Sancin and M Kovic Dine (eds),International Environmental Law: Contemporary Concerns and Challenges 2014, Zalozba, 2014

Julinda Beqiraj, 'Modern Slavery Bill: The immigrants' missed perspective',, Written Evidence to the Public Bill Committee (MS 36), 13 October 2014

Julinda Beqiraj and Lawrence McNamara, The rule of law needs reaffirmation, UK Human Rights Blog, 25 September 2014

Lawrence McNamara, 'The Rise of Closed Material Procedures: The Rise of the Secret Trial One Year On', UK Human Rights Blog, 5 August 2014

Lawrence McNamara, 'How open will this newly opened justice be?' , Inforrm - The International Forum for Responsible Media), 14 June 2014, (Republished by Legal Week, 16 June 2014)

Lawrence McNamara, 'Secret Trials: A Little Transparency, A Lot to Worry About', UK Human Rights Blog, 12 June 2014, (Republished by Inforrm, 12 June 2014; Republished by Media Lawyer, 12 June 2014, Republished by Gazette of Law and Journalism, 13 June 2014)

Lawrence McNamara, 'Secret Trials: Secrecy at the Expense of Justice' , Inforrm - The International Forum for Responsible Media, 7 June 2014, (Republished by Media Lawyer, 9 June 2014; Republished by Gazette of Law and Journalism, 9 June 2014)

Julinda Beqiraj, Il diritto alla libera circolazione dei destinatari di servizi alla luce del Protocollo addizionale dell'Accordo di associazione UE-Turchia: tra pacta sunt servanda e in claris non fit interpretatio' (2014) 1 DPCE 92


Lawrence McNamara and Celia Rooney, A sign of the times or an aberration?, New Law Journal, 8 Sept 2013