Miles Jackson is an Associate Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law and a Fellow of Jesus College. He holds MA and DPhil degrees from the University of Oxford, an LLM degree from Harvard Law School, and an LLB from the University of South Africa. 

Miles has a range of research interests in general international law, including jurisdiction, immunities, and the law of state responsibility, as well as in international and domestic criminal law. His doctoral research, supported by a Rhodes Scholarship, was on complicity in international law and was published by Oxford University Press in 2015. His work has been published in, amongst others, the European Journal of International Law, the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, the International Journal of Constitutional Law, and the Journal of International Criminal Justice. In 2017, he was awarded the Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies.

Miles serves as a Faculty Committee Member of Oxford Pro Bono Publico and on the Steering Committee of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict. He teaches International Law and Armed Conflict and Criminal Justice, Security, and Human Rights on the BCL/MJur at Oxford and Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, and Administative Law on the undergraduate course. He was previously the Convenor of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Group.

He has practiced law and clerked at the Constitutional Court of South Africa and the International Court of Justice.

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Journal Article (11)

MM Jackson, 'Amnesties in Strasbourg' (2018) 38 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 451
DOI: 10.1093/ojls/gqy017
MM Jackson, 'Crime and Sport' (2016) 133 South African Law Journal 271
ISBN: 0258-2503

Chapter (2)

MM Jackson and R Arnold, 'Article 28 - Responsibility of Commanders and Other Superiors' in Ambos (ed), Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court: A Commentary (Beck 2021) (forthcoming)
MM Jackson, 'Command Responsibility' in de Hemptinne et al (ed), Modes of Liability in International Criminal Law (CUP 2019)

Book (1)

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International Criminal Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law, Transitional Justice

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Administrative Law, Criminal Law (Mods), Human Rights Law, Public International Law, International Criminal Law, International Law and Armed Conflict, Constitutional Law (Mods)

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