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About Professor Claire de Than

Professor Claire de Than is an award-winning senior legal academic of more than 25 years’ standing, and a Jersey Law Commissioner, currently working on a Criminal Code and on laws relating to open justice. 

She has over 85 legal publications in total, including 15 books, chapters in leading legal monographs and edited collections, and articles in a variety of leading national and international journals, including the Modern Law Review and the Criminal Law Review. Her publications and reform proposals have been adopted by governments, regulators and professions. Her research fields include disability rights law, media law, criminal law, comparative law of tiny jurisdictions, and human rights law, all of which she also teaches. 

She has been an expert for the Law Commission of England and Wales on two recent projects, and made many media appearances. She has advised several governments and many organisations on human rights and law reform issues, amongst other things. She is the Chair of several disability rights charities.