Of the Common Law is an ever growing collection of law resources and discussions on the common law and its associated politics.
The Of the Common Law Team is
Professor Adam Gearey
Professor of Law, Assistant Dean for Recruitment and Progression, Director LLM Law and Social Justice, Birkbeck College
BA (Hons-English/History) (University of York), M.A. Socio-Legal Studies (University of Sheffield), CPE/LSF (Manchester Polytechnic), PhD (Birkbeck College, University of London)
Adam was appointed as a lecturer at Kent Law School in 1996, moving to the School of Law at Birkbeck in 1998, where he is now a Professor of Law.
In 2001-2002, he was a visiting professor in the Faculty of Law at Makerere University, Uganda; and in 2003 a visiting professor at the University of Pretoria. He is currently a visiting scholar at The Center for Law and Society, University of California, Berkeley and a visiting professor at the University of Peace, Costa Rica. His present project concerns political justice.
Professor Gearey is also active in teaching the external law degree offered by the University of London. He teaches jurisprudence for the School of Professional and Continuing Education at the University of Hong Kong and also contributes to the weekend revision schools organised by the University of London.
PROFESSOR WAYNE MORRISON
Professor of Law at Queen Mary University London
Robert took up his lectureship in 2004 and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2010.
Robert was previously elected to serve on the University Senate as a non-professorial member. Robert is also an adviser to the University’s Special Admissions Advisory Group and is Deputy Chair of the University Ethics Committee.
From 1998-2008 Robert was a Mental Health Act Manager at a Brain Injury Unit in Essex. From 2005-2009 Robert was a member of the Surrey Family Justice Council.
Robert is currently a Justice of the Peace for the South West Surrey Bench and sits on the family panel.
All of the views expressed on this site are those of the authors, and not that of their respective institutions.