Andrew John Ashworth CBE QC (Hon) DCL (born 11 October 1947) was the Vinerian Professor of English Law at the University of Oxford from 1997 to 2012, a Fellow of All Souls College, and was formerly Chairman of the Sentencing Advisory Panel before it was abolished in 2010. He gained his LLB in 1968 from the London School of Economics, a BCL from Oxford in 1970, and a PhD in 1973 from the University of Manchester.
Ashworth through his works has shown so much resentment towards the approach of the British Parliament to basic principles of criminal justice. He advocates so much respect for the presumption of innocence and has written a considerable number of articles on different areas of law of evidence.
- See http://denning.law.ox.ac.uk/members/profile.php?lecturer_code=ashwortha
- The London Gazette: . 13 June 2009.
- See http://denning.law.ox.ac.uk/postgraduate/course.phtml?paper_ID=BCL37 and http://denning.law.ox.ac.uk/postgraduate/course.phtml?paper_ID=BCL8
- Andrew Ashworth at Oxford Law
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