Mr Jason Lowther
Profiles

Mr Jason Lowther

Associate Head of School (Law)

School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Role

Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Law

Qualifications

LLB, LLM, PGCE (HE)

Teaching interests

Environmental Law, Tort law

Research interests

Environmental law (specifically sustainable development, marine environment, wildlife crime, habitat and conservation); Underwater Cultural Heritage law and policy; Tort law (especially nuisance); legal pedagogy (sustainability); drugs and the law

Other research

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Pittman S, Rodwell L, Shellock R, Williams M, Attrill M, Bedford J, Curry K, Fletcher S, Gall S 2019 'Marine parks for coastal cities: A concept for enhanced community well-being, prosperity and sustainable city living' Marine Policy , DOI PEARL
Lowther J 2018 'Ivory trade: Poicy and law change' Environmental Law Review 20, (4) , DOI PEARL
Lowther J, Sellick J & Payne S 2018 'Brexit: implications for UK environmental law and policy' International Journal of Sustainable Development Policy and Practice PEARL
Lowther J, Parham D & Williams MV 2017 'All at sea: When duty meets austerity in scheduling monuments in english waters' Journal of Planning and Environment Law 2017-January, (3) 246-264 PEARL
Lowther J & Sellick J 2016 'Embedding sustainability literacy in the legal curriculum: reflections on the Plymouth model' The Law Teacher 50, (3) 307-320 , DOI PEARL
Stevenson KA, Rowbotham J & Lowther J 2015 'Reparation for Betrayal of Trust in Child Sexual Abuse Cases. The Christian Duty of Care, Vicarious Liability and the Church of England' Australian Feminist Law Journal , DOI PEARL
Lowther J 2015 'Case law' Environmental Law and Management 27, (1) 33-36
Rodwell LD, Lowther J, Hunter C & Mangi SC 2014 'Fisheries co-management in a new era of marine policy in the UK: A preliminary assessment of stakeholder perceptions' MARINE POLICY 45, 279-286 Author Site , DOI
Lowther J 2014 'Case commentaries' Journal of Water Law 24, (1) 23-25
Lowther J 2014 'Case law' Environmental Law and Management 26, (5) 173-180
Moyle L, Coomber R & Lowther J 2013 'Crushing a Walnut With a Sledge Hammer? Analysing the Penal Response to the Social Supply of Illicit Drugs' SOCIAL & LEGAL STUDIES 22, (4) 553-573 Author Site , DOI
Lowther J 2013 'Case law' Environmental Law and Management 25, (6) 233-238
Lowther J 2013 'Case law' Environmental Law and Management 25, (5) 185-194
Lowther J & Rodwell L 2012 '• Integrating fisheries and conservation management in a new era – an analysis of stakeholder perceptions (With L Rodwell et al) submitted to Marine Policy, due for publication 2012' Marine Policy
Lowther J & Sellick J 2011 '• Enhancing the Protection of Animals Used for Scientific Purposes' Journal of Animal Welfare Law 1-9
Lowther J 2011 'Determining the Meaning of 'Disturbance' for European Protected Species: R (Morge) v Hampshire County Council [2011] UKSC 2' Journal of Environmental Law 23, (2) 319-330 , DOI
Lowther J 2010 'Case law' Environmental Law and Management 22, (2) 76-81
Lowther J 2010 '• Copenhagen Fails to Deliver Legally Binding Climate Commitment' Student Law Review 60,
Lowther J 2010 '• Making environmental law more effective? The Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 takes effect for environmental offences' Student Law Review 61,
Lowther J 2010 '• The Welfare Gap: the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 and the Application to Primates' Journal of Animal Welfare Law 16-21
Lowther J 2009 'EIA and polytunnels: Defining semi-natural areas' Environmental Law and Management 21, (6) 316-319
Lowther J 2009 'Development, EIA and protected areas: Morge v Hampshire county council' Environmental Law and Management 21, (5) 270-275
Lowther J & Williams M 2009 'Reform of Licensing for Marine Works: Improvement and Clarification Under the Marine and Coastal Access Bill 2008' Liverpool Law Review 30, (2) 115-130 , DOI
Lowther J 2009 'Case law' Environmental Law and Management 21, (2) 89-92
Lowther J 2009 '• An International Environmental Court?' Student Law Revuew 57,
Lowther J & Sellick J 2009 '• Embedding Sustainable Development into Legal Education' International Journal of the Humanities 7, (6) 11-22
Lowther J & Williams M 2009 '• Marine Licensing and the Marine and Coastal Access Bill' Liverpool Law Review 30, (2)
Lowther J 2009 '• Remedying Environmental Damage: the UK’s Transposition of the Environmental Liability Directive' Student Law Review 58,
Lowther J, Glover R & Williams M 2009 '• Salvage, Pollution Or Looting? The Stranding Of The Napoli's Cargo' Journal of International Maritime Law 15, 65-98
Lowther J, Sellick J & Payne S 2009 '• Sustainability as Law: Perceptions and Knowledge of Sustainable Development Concepts in Supreme Courts' International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability 5, (3) 305-318
Lowther J 2009 '• The Marine and Coastal Access Bill' Student Law Review 56,
Lowther J 2009 'Seeing the wood for the trees: Some clarification on tree preservation orders' Environmental Law and Management 21, (1) 22-26
Lowther J, Glover R & Williams M 2008 'Salvage, pollution or looting? The stranding of the Napoli's cargo' Journal of Water Law 19, (3) 98-119
Lowther J 2008 'Case Law' Environmental Law and Management 20, (6) 353-359
Lowther J 2008 '• Oil Shipments, pollution and EC waste law liabilities' Student Law Review 55,
Lowther J, Glover R & Williams M 2008 '• Salvage, Pollution Or Looting? The Stranding Of The Napoli's Cargo' The Journal of Water Law 19, 97-118
Lowther J 2007 'Case law' Environmental Law and Management 19, (6) 305-310
Lowther J 2007 'Environmental assessment: Consideration of thresholds and the BPEO' Environmental Law and Management 19, (6) 300-304
Lowther J 2007 'Case law' Environmental Law and Management 19, (3) 123-126
Lowther J, Payne S & Gray-Donald J 2007 '• Sustainable development and the role of judges: From international agreements to national laws' International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability 3, (5) 193-204
Lowther J 2007 'Case Law' Environmental Law and Management 19, (1) 35-39
Lowther J 2006 'Sewage sludge' Journal of Water Law 17, (2) 75-76
Lowther JE 2006 'A model for the behavior of an isolated TiO2nanoparticle under extreme conditions' High Pressure Research 26, (2) 131-135 , DOI
Lowther J 2006 'Environmental assessment' Environmental Law and Management 18, (3) 136-140
Lowther J 2006 'Dolphin bycatch: The Greenpeace challenge' Environmental Law and Management 18, (2) 51-57
Lowther J 2005 'Dolphin bycatch: The Greenpeace challenge' Journal of Water Law 16, (6) 206-212
Lowther J 2005 'Pollution from pig farm waste' Journal of Water Law 16, (4) 135-136
Lowther J 2005 'Case law' Environmental Law and Management 17, (6) 269-273
Lowther 2005 'Making EC environmental law effective by criminal sanction: which pillar supports such harmonization' Journal of Water Law 16, 183-185
Lowther 2005 'Can the UK offer more protection for endangered species? An evaluation of the potential use of Article8(2) of the EC's wildlife trade regulation and recent developments with COTES' Environmental Law and Management 17, 115-122
Lowther J 2005 'SSSI compatibility with article 1 of the first protocol to the ECHR' Journal of Water Law 16, (1) 33-35
Lowther J 2005 'Challenge to special area of conservation designation' Environmental Law and Management 17, (2) 76-81
Lowther J 2005 'Shake-up in animal trade and welfare laws' Environmental Law and Management 17, (2) 55-56
Lowther J 2005 'Challenge to Special Area of Conservation designation' Environmental Law & Management 17, (2) 71-76
Lowther 2005 'Shake-up in animal trade and welfare laws' ELM 17[]2 17,
Lowther J 2005 'SSSI compatibility with article 1 of the first protocol to the ECHR' Environmental Law and Management 17, (1) 24-26
Lowther 2004 'Flood thy neighbour: the application of the ‘common enemy’ defence in circumstances of nuisance by flooding' Journal of Water Law 15, (6) 249-252
Lowther J 2004 'Case law' Environmental Law and Management 16, (4) 210-214
Lowther J 2004 'Notification and confirmation of Sites of Special Scienfitic Interest: R (On the application of Fisher and others) v English Nature' Environmental Law and Management 16, (4) 205-209
Lowther 2004 'Environmental Impact Assessment on a firm foundation? Belize Alliance of Conservation Non-Governmental Organisations v Department of the Environment and another' Environmental Law & Management 16, 81-86
Lowther J 2004 'More ink spilled on the definition of waste' Environmental Law & Management 16[2004] 5, 263-266
Lowther J 2004 'Plans and projects': a broad precautionary approach under the Habitats Dierctive' Environmental Law & Management 16[2004]6, 305-308
Lowther J 2004 'The House of Lord’s Ruling in Marcic: clarifying sewage liability,' Environmental Law & Management 16, 24-27
Lowther 2003 'Natura 2000: recent developments in the Commission and the Courts' Environmental Liability 152, 152-159
Lowther 2003 'Rylands v Fletcher restated – the House of Lords’ decision in Transco v Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council' Environmental Law & Management 15[2003], 367-370
Lowther 2002 'Human Rights Compatibility with the Procedure for Designating SSSIs: R (on the application of Aggregate Industries UK Ltd) v English Nature and another' Environmental Liability 3,
Lowther 2002 'Sewers, Non-feasance and Human Rights: The Marcic Appeal' Environmental Law and Management 14,
Lowther 2001 'Wildlife offences with added bite:Evaluating recent amendments to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981' Environmental Law and Management 13, 249-253
Editorial comments
Lowther J & Payne S 2009 '• Marine and Coastal Access Bill Special Edition' Liverpool Law Review 30, (2) 97-97
Books
Lowther J 2011 Q&A Torts 2011-2012. Routledge
Lowther J 2009 Q&A Torts 2009-2010 8/e. Routledge Cavendish
Lowther J 2007 Q&A Torts 2007-2008 7/e (Questions and Answers). 7 Routledge-Cavendish
Hughes D 2002 Environmental law.
Chapters
Møller V 2015 'Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport' Routledge , DOI
Lowther J, Payne S & Varnava T 2010 '• Sustainability – Is It Legal? The Benefits and Challenges of Introducing Sustainability into the Law Curriculum' in Jones P; Selby DE; Sterling S Sustainability Education, Perspectives and Practice across Higher Education London EarthScan 133-154
Lowther J 2001 'Criminal Law Regulation of Performance Enhancing Drugs: Welcome Formalisation or Knee Jerk Response' in LLB JO; Phil M; O'Leary J Drugs and doping in sport Routledge Cavendish 225-242
Conference Papers
Lowther J 2010 '• Primate Welfare and Conservation' Society of Legal Scholars Southampton
Lowther J 2009 '• – Embedding sustainable development into the law curriculum: the Plymouth experience' Seventh International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities Beijing
Lowther J 2009 '• Law and sustainability' Association of Law Teachers 44th Annual Conference Amsterdam
Lowther J 2009 '• Sustainability as law: judges perceptions of sustainable development' Fifth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability Mauritius
Lowther J & Williams M 2008 '• Using EC regulation to manage UK Underwater Cultural Heritage' IKUWA3 (UNESCO) UCL London
Lowther J, Payne S & Gray-Donald J 2007 '• Are Judges Literate in Sustainability? (with S. Payne and J. Gray Donald) – Chennai – January 2007' Third International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability - Chennai
Lowther J & Payne S 2007 '• ESD and Law at the University of Plymouth' Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference Plymouth
Lowther J 2005 '• Internet Trade in endangered species' Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime (DEFRA) annual seminar London Zoological Society
Lowther J 2005 '• Internet Trade in Endangered Species, , , 8-9 October 2005' 17th Annual UK Police and Customs Wildlife Enforcement Officer’s Conference Tulliallan Castle, Scotland
Lowther J 2003 '• Nature Conservation and Legal Protection, British Council workshop held in Malaga, October 2003' UK and Spanish Nature Conservation Malaga
Lowther J 2002 '• Organised Crime involvement in Illegal Wildlife Trade' Expert workshop on Environmental Crime Royal Institute of International Affairs, London
Reports
Lowther J, Gall S, Williams M & Bean E 2019 Enhancing Protection of Underwater Heritage Assets. Historic England UK Historic England PEARL
Exhibitions
0 ESRC Festival of Social Science 2016 Piracy and Plymouth: privateering, profiting and policing. Sherwell United Reform Church 20161112 0 20 PEARL