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Justine Stefanelli

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Justine Stefanelli joined the Institute in August 2006, and is now an Associate Senior Research Fellow in the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law. Her primary role is to conduct research and organise events on rule of law issues as they pertain to the Council of Europe and the European Union.

Justine's research is primarily in European immigration and asylum law, but she has conducted research projects in a wide variety of other European law areas, including immigration detention, disaster relief law, citizenship, unfair trading and international humanitarian law.

Justine is also a PhD Candidate at Queen Mary University of London, where she is examining the role that judicial review plays in safeguarding the liberty of immigration detainees in the EU, UK and US.

Prior to joining BIICL, Justine obtained her LLM in European law at Queen Mary University of London, and her Juris Doctor (LLB) from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (US) where she is also a licensed attorney.

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