ISCI is a cross-disciplinary research centre working to further our understanding of state crime: organisational deviance violating human rights

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Tony Ward (Co-Director)

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Tony Ward is a Director of ISCI. Dr Ward is Professor of Law at Northumbria University. He is a founder-member of the NGO INQUEST (which campaigns about deaths in custody and coroners’ courts) and worked there until 1990 when he began his academic career at De Montfort University. He is co-author with Penny Green of State Crime: Governments, Violence and Corruption (Pluto, 2004) and with Gerry Johnstone of Law and Crime (Sage, 2010). With Bev Clucas and Gerry Johnstone he edited Torture: Moral Absolutes and Ambiguities (Nomos, 2009). He also has research interests in evidence law, legal theory and legal history. He is on the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Criminology and is a Board member of the Crime Studies Network.



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