Professor Brice Dickson offers forthright views relating to law reform issues in Northern Ireland against the background of the peace process.
(Online publication September 08 2011)
Brice Dickson has been Professor of International and Comparative Law at Queen's University Belfast since 2005. Before that he was the foundation professor of law at the University of Ulster (1991–1999). Between 1999 and 2005 he was seconded to serve two terms as the first Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, a statutory body established as a result of the Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement. He is widely published including: The European Convention on Human Rights and the Conflict in Northern Ireland (OUP, 2010) and The Judicial House of Lords, 1876–2009 (OUP, 2009 – co-edited).