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Miss Candida Harris

Visiting Research Fellow

School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Business)


Senior Lecturer in Law


B.Sc (Hons) Agricultural Economics

LL.B (Hons)

LL.M Information Technology Law

Teaching interests

Module Leader for the following modules:


Constitutional & Administrative Law

Human Rights Law

Media Law


Legal & Regulatory Aspects of Information Systems Security

Also involved in delivery of Information law and Computers and the Law.

Research interests

Media & IT Law – misinformation, freedom of expression, implications for the ‘free market of ideas’ and human rights

Constitutional law and human rights - historical perspectives on contemporary problems

Mental Deficiency Act 1913 and the control of deviant behaviour

Candida Harris, Peter Jones, David Hillier and David Turner, CCTV surveillance systems in town and city centre management, Property Management Vol.16, November 3 1998

C.  Harris and K. Stevenson, ‘Inaccessible and Unknowable: Accretion and Uncertainty in Modern Criminal Law.’ Liverpool Law Review 2009

C.Harris, J Rowbotham and K Stevenson, 'Truth, law and hate in the virtual marketplace of ideas: perspectives on the regulation of Internet content'. Information & Communications Technology Law Vol.18 No.2 June 2009