Biography

Paul Yowell has been Fellow and Tutor in Law at Oriel College since October 2012. Prior to that he was Lecturer in Law at New College, and a postdoctoral fellow with the Oxford Law Faculty for the AHRC project Parliaments and Human Rights.

He completed the BCL in European and Comparative Law and MPhil in Law at Balliol College, and the DPhil in Law at University College. His areas of teaching are Constitutional Law, EU Law, Jurisprudence and Human Rights.

Publications

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  • P Yowell, Constitutional Rights and Constitutional Design: Moral and Empirical Reasoning in Judicial Review (Hart Publishing, Oxford 2018)
  • G Webber and P Yowell, 'Introduction: On Legislated Rights' in (ed), Legislated Rights: Securing Human Rights Through Legislation (Cambridge University Press 2018)
  • G Webber, P Yowell and others , Legislated Rights: Securing Human Rights Through Legislation (Cambridge University Press 2018)
  • P Yowell, 'Legislative Protection of Human Rights' in (ed), Legislated Rights: Securing Human Rights Through Legislation (Cambridge University Press 2018)
  • P Yowell, 'Dworkin, Interpretation and Legal Change' in S Glanert and F Girard (eds), Law’s Hermeneutics: Other Investigations (Routledge, London 2017)
  • N Barber, R Ekins and P Yowell (eds), Lord Sumption and the Limits of the Law (Hart Publishing, Oxford 2016)
  • M Hunt, H Hooper, P Yowell and P Yowell (eds), Parliaments and Human Rights: Redressing the Democratic Deficit (Hart Publishing, Oxford 2015)
  • P Yowell, 'The Impact of the Joint Committee on Human Rights on Legislative Deliberation' in M Hunt, H Hooper and P Yowell (eds), Parliaments and Human Rights: Redressing the Democratic Deficit (Hart Publishing, Oxford 2015)
  • P Yowell, 'Proportionality in US Constitutional Law' in L Lazarus, C McCrudden and N Bowles (eds), Reasoning Rights: Comparative Judicial Engagement (Hart Publishing, Oxford 2014)
  • P Yowell, 'Why the ECB Cannot Save the Euro' in G Ringe and P Huber (eds), Legal Challenges in the Global Financial Crisis: Bail-outs, the Euro and Regulation (Hart Publishing, Oxford 2014)
  • P Yowell, 'Empirical Research in Rights-Based Judicial Review of Legislation' in PM Huber and K Ziegler (eds), Current Problems in the Protection of Human Rights– Perspectives from Germany and the UK (Hart Publishing, Oxford 2013)
  • P Yowell, 'Review of John Finnis, Collected Essays: Volumes I-V' (2013) Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 247 [Review]
  • P Yowell, 'Legislación, precedente, y virtud de la claridad' (2012) Revista Chilena de Derecho
  • Murray Hunt, Hayley Hooper and P Yowell, Parliaments and Human Rights: Redressing the Democratic Deficit (AHRC Public Policy Series No.5 2012)
  • P Yowell, 'The Justiciability of the Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Domestic Law of Member States' in PM Huber and K Ziegler (eds), The EU and National Constitutional Law (Richard Boorberg Verlag, Munich 2012)
  • P Yowell, 'Legislation, Common Law and the Virtue of Clarity' in R Ekins (ed), Modern Challenges to the Rule of Law (LexisNexis, Wellington 2011)
  • P Yowell, 'A Critical Examination of Dworkin's Theory of Rights' (2007) 52 American Journal of Jurisprudence 93
  • P Yowell, 'Review of Jeffrey Goldsworthy (ed) Interpreting Constitutions: A Comparative Study (OUP 2006)' [2007] Public Law 396 [Review]

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He researches broadly in public law and legal theory, with particular interests in the separation of powers, constitutional theory, comparative constitutional law, and human rights.

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