Nigel S. Rodley

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Sir Nigel S. Rodley in 2015

Sir Nigel Simon Rodley (born 1 December 1941) is an international lawyer and professor.

Current positions[edit]

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Rodley has degrees from:

Academic posts[edit]

He is currently:

  • Professor of Law and Chair of the Human Rights Centre,[3] University of Essex, having taught there since 1990.

He has formerly taught at:

Former positions[edit]

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Published works include:

  • (with Matt Pollard) The Treatment of Prisoners under International Law (3rd edition, 2009);
  • (with Matt Pollard) "Criminalisation of Torture: State Obligations under the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment" 2006[2] European Human Rights Law Review 115 (2006);
  • The UN Human Rights Machinery and International Criminal Law, in Lattimer and Sands (eds.), Justice for Crimes against Humanity (2003, Hart Publishing);
  • "The Definition(s) of Torture in International Law" in Current Legal Problems. p467 (2002)
  • The Treatment of Prisoners under International Law (1st edition 1987, 2nd edition 1999);
  • Impunity of Human Rights (1998);
  • (co-ed with Y Danieli and L Weisaeth) International Responses to Traumatic Stress (1995);
  • (ed) To Loose the Bands of Wickedness - International Intervention in Defence of Human Rights (1992);
  • (with J I Domniguez, B Wood and R A Falk) Enhancing Global Human Rights (1979);
  • (co-ed with C N Ronning) International Law in the Western Hemisphere (1974);

In 2010, Routledge published The Delivery of Human Rights: Essays in Honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley, edited by his colleagues Geoff Gilbert, Francoise Hampson, and Clara Sandoval.



Personal life[edit]

Rodley is of Jewish descent.[4] As well as his native English, he speaks French, German, and Spanish.



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