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Mr Mark Mackarel

Senior Lecturer

Mark Mackarel
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Biography

Mark joined the ICJS in March 2019 as Senior Lecturer in Comparative Law.  

He has previously taught law at Exeter, St Mary’s, Dundee and Aberdeen.

Mark’s interests in international criminal justice and the legal responses to cross-border crime from law and policy perspectives are informed by his experience teaching and researching criminal law and procedure, human rights law and the development of international criminal law.

Summary

Role Title: Senior Lecturer in Comparative Justice

Qualifications:

  • International Criminal Law LLM (University of Sussex)

  • Law LLB (Hons) (Essex Institute of Higher Education)

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Address: St George’s Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth, PO1 2HY

Telephone: 023 9284 5388

Email: mark.mackarel@port.ac.uk

Department: Institute of Criminal Justice Studies

Faculty: Humanities and Social Sciences

Teaching Responsibilities

Mark will be teaching International Justice, International and Transnational Offending and Crimes of the Powerful and contributing to other modules across the ICJS programmes.

2019-2020 Module Convenor for:

International Justice U350527 (postgraduate campus module)

International and Transnational Offending U21927 (postgraduate distance learning module)

Crimes of the Powerful U21003 (undergraduate campus module)

Research Interests

Mark has researched and published on:

  • The development of international criminal law and procedure
  • Legal co-operation in criminal matters – policing, extradition and mutual assistance

  • Human rights, criminal law and the criminal process

  • Comparative criminal justice

Mark has worked on a range of projects including:

  • Legal problems around the Lockerbie Trial

  • Protections for witnesses in the criminal process

  • Incorporating international crimes into Scots Law

  • The operation of the European Arrest Warrant

  • Developing criminal procedure at international criminal courts and tribunals

  • Obtaining and admitting evidence obtained from abroad

Media Availability

Mark welcomes enquiries from broadcast and print media on contmeporary developments in cross-border crime and international criminal justice.

Keywords: INTERPOL, EUROPOL, NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY, EXTRADITION, EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT, BREXIT AND LEGAL CO-OPERATION, INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT, GENOCIDE, WAR CRIMES, CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY

Please contact Mark via the University of Portsmouth Press Office: https://www.port.ac.uk/about-us/press-and-media OR at short notice on mark.mackarel@port.ac.uk

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