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Professor Solomon Salako

School of Law
0151 291 3856
Arts and Humanities

I attended Methodist Boys' High School ,Lagos,Nigeria. I was educated at the University of London where I was awarded the Bachelor of Laws,the Master of Laws and the Master of Philosophy in Jurisprudence. I am a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. I have been an academic for thirty years. I have taught law at Ogun Sate University,Nigeria,Leeds Metropolitan University and Liverpool John Moores University. I was the Editor of Liverpool Law Review from 1992 - 1994.I am a Professorial Fellow  at Liverpool Hope University. I teach Ethics, Philosophy, Jurisprudence, Criminal Law, Research Methods and Human Rights in the Departments of Law and Philosophy at Liverpool Hope University. My research interests are in  Criminal Law, Evidence,Philosophy, Jurisprudence, Human Rights and International Biomedical Law and Ethics, on which topics I have written numerous books and articles. My best known recent publications include "Strict Criminal Liability:A Violation of the Convention?"[2006] 70(6) Journal of Criminal Law 531 - 549, "The Council of Europe Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine:A new look at international biomedical law and ethics"(2008) 27 Medicine and Law 339 - 356,"The UNESCO Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights:Protecting Future Generations and the Quest for a Global Consensus"(2008) 27 Medicine and Law 805 - 823,"Research Ethics Committee and Community Values:Devlin,Dworkin,Hart and Beyond"(2010)29 Medicine and Law 37-50,and "Agrobiotechnology,Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Traditional Knowledge"(2012)20(2) African Journal of International and Comparative Law 318 - 332. I  am a consultant on Bioethics,Biotechnology and Medical Law. I am also a Member of the Society of Legal Scholars.


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