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Dr Michelle Farrell BA, LLM, PhD

Reader Law

Publications

Selected Publications

  1. The Prohibition of Torture in Exceptional Circumstances (Book - 2013)
  2. Human rights in the media: Fear and fetish (Book - 2019)
  3. Magna Carta and the invention of 'British rights' (Chapter - 2019)
  4. Just How Ill-treated Were You? An Investigation of Cross-fertilisation in the Interpretative Approaches to Torture at the European Court of Human Rights and in International Criminal Law (Journal article - 2015)
  5. The Ticking Bomb Scenario: Evaluating Torture as an Interrogation Method (Chapter - 2019)

2019

The Ticking Bomb Scenario: Evaluating Torture as an Interrogation Method (Chapter)

Farrell, M. (n.d.). The Ticking Bomb Scenario: Evaluating Torture as an Interrogation Method. In M. Evans, & J. Modvig (Eds.), Research Handbook on Torture. Edward Elgar.

Legal Experts Consider Shamima Begum’s Renewed Pleas to Return to the UK (Internet publication)

Farrell, M. (2019). Legal Experts Consider Shamima Begum’s Renewed Pleas to Return to the UK. Retrieved from https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/

Brexit and Conservative Party Plans for the Human Rights Act (Internet publication)

Farrell, M. (2019). Brexit and Conservative Party Plans for the Human Rights Act. Retrieved from https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/

Human rights in the media: Fear and fetish (Book)

Farrell, M., Drywood, E., & Hughes, E. (2019). Human rights in the media: Fear and fetish. doi:10.4324/9781315627922

DOI: 10.4324/9781315627922

Introduction (Chapter)

Drywood, E., Farrell, M., & Hughes, E. (2019). Introduction. In Unknown Book (pp. 1-6). doi:10.4324/9781315627922

DOI: 10.4324/9781315627922

Magna Carta and the invention of 'British rights' (Chapter)

Farrell, M., & Hughes, E. (2019). Magna Carta and the invention of 'British rights'. In Human Rights in the Media: Fear and Fetish (pp. 272-295). doi:10.4324/9781315627922

DOI: 10.4324/9781315627922

2018

A human rights lawyer on why Ireland should repeal the 8th (Internet publication)

Farrell, M. (2018). A human rights lawyer on why Ireland should repeal the 8th. Retrieved from https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/

2017

Distribution (Chapter)

Farrell, M. (2017). Distribution. In Research Handbook on International Courts and Tribunals (pp. 337-376).

Trump, torture and black sites (Internet publication)

Farrell, M. (2017). Trump, torture and black sites. Retrieved from https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/2017/01/26/comment-trump-torture-black-sites/

Hegemony and Counter-Hegemony: The Politics of Establishing United Nations Commissions of Inquiry (Chapter)

Farrell, M., & Murphy, B. (2017). Hegemony and Counter-Hegemony: The Politics of Establishing United Nations Commissions of Inquiry. In Commissions of Inquiry Problems and Perspectives (pp. 35-64). Hart Publishing Limited.

2016

Obama and Guantanamo: Self Interest or the Interests of Justice? (Internet publication)

Farrell, M. (2016). Obama and Guantanamo: Self Interest or the Interests of Justice?. Retrieved from https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/

Freedom from Fear (Internet publication)

Farrell, M. (2016). Freedom from Fear. Retrieved from https://uichr.uiowa.edu/news/celebrating-the-four-freedoms-freedom-from-fear/

2015

Just How Ill-treated Were You? An Investigation of Cross-fertilisation in the Interpretative Approaches to Torture at the European Court of Human Rights and in International Criminal Law (Journal article)

Farrell, M. (2015). Just How Ill-treated Were You? An Investigation of Cross-fertilisation in the Interpretative Approaches to Torture at the European Court of Human Rights and in International Criminal Law. Nordic Journal of International Law, 84(3), 482-514. doi:10.1163/15718107-08403006

DOI: 10.1163/15718107-08403006

2014

Transatlantic torture and the regrettable role of the European Court of Human Rights (Internet publication)

Farrell, M. (2014). Transatlantic torture and the regrettable role of the European Court of Human Rights. Retrieved from https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/

Critical Approaches to International Criminal Law (Chapter)

Critical Approaches to International Criminal Law (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315855943

DOI: 10.4324/9781315855943

2013

The Ethical Abyss of the Ticking Bomb Scenario (Internet publication)

Farrell, M. (2013). The Ethical Abyss of the Ticking Bomb Scenario. Retrieved from https://www.e-ir.info/2013/09/10/the-ethical-abyss-of-the-ticking-bomb-scenario/

The Prohibition of Torture in Exceptional Circumstances (Book)

Farrell, M. (2013). The Prohibition of Torture in Exceptional Circumstances. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2011

Ensuring Compliance with Decisions by international and regional human rights bodies: the case of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (Chapter)

Farrell, M. (2011). Ensuring Compliance with Decisions by international and regional human rights bodies: the case of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture. In K. de Feyter, S. Parmentier, C. Timmerman, & G. Ulrich (Eds.), The Local Relevance of Human Rights (pp. 147-176). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Steven Dewulf, The Signature of Evil: (Re)Defining Torture in International Law (Journal article)

Farrell, M. (2011). Steven Dewulf, The Signature of Evil: (Re)Defining Torture in International Law. Unknown Journal, 6, 195-203.

2009

Ireland and the United Nations Decalaration against Torture: Principles and Politics in Action (Journal article)

Farrell, M. (2009). Ireland and the United Nations Decalaration against Torture: Principles and Politics in Action. The Irish Yearbook of International Law, 4-5, 155-201.