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John Sawyer

Mr John Sawyer

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL TUTOR IN LAW
Law
0151 291 3128
Arts and Humanities
sawyerj@hope.ac.uk

LL.B Warwick University 1976,   MA (Teaching and Learning in Higher Education) Liverpool Hope University, January 2014. Fellow Higher Education Academy.

Employed in Court Legal Services 1977 - 1986, Senior Crown Prosecutor - Preston (1986 1990); Senior Crown Prosecutor – Liverpool (1990-1992); Barrister in private practice - Oriel Chambers, 14 Water St Liverpool ( 1992- 2007); Deputy District Judge - Magistrate’s Court (2000-2010)

2004 -2013 Liverpool Business School Assessment Co-ordinator

2004 - 2014 Law Lecturer, Law Major and LL.B Law Programme. Law Award Director

2014 Senior Professional Tutor in Law, Co-ordinator of Undergraduate Studies

Chairman and Director: The Set Me Free Trust - a Charitable foundation.

My research interests are: The Philosophy of Law, Citizenship and Society, Law Teaching and Learning and "The Good Life"
 
My Private Practice areas as Counsel consisted of Criminal Law, Human Rights, Migration Law and Mental Health. 
 
Joint Editor: Christ University Law Journal
 

My Teaching and Learning approach is bound up with my personal values and concerns and my experience of the current needs of civic society. That  my law graduates have a legal  and ethical “overview” of society where "goodness" human rights, humanity, personal integrity, values and beliefs are made powerfully real, geared towards their desire and ability to advocate for the poor, the dispossessed, the minority. For my students to be the change they wish to see.

 


 

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