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Spring 2009:Comparative Approaches to Police Accountability

London Research Trip

Day 1 Arrival and Orientation

Day 2 Free

Day 3 Applying international law to police conduct in the UK. Seminar with Jane Gordon, Senior Lecturer in Human Rights, Kingston University, and drafter of Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Human Rights Code.

Day 4 Prosecuting police misconduct cases. Home Affairs Committee Meeting on Migration

Day 5 Sites in London related to police accountability. Tour with Kim Dewdney of London Walks, who has worked in the House of Commons and the European Parliament, and won the London Tourist Board's Guide of the Year award.

Day 6 Victims of Torture. Tour and seminar at Medical Foundation for Care of Victims of Torture.

Day 7 Criminalization of communities. Seminar and tour in Brixton.