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Dr Amanda Clough

Assistant Professor

Department: Northumbria Law School

My current teaching activities include criminal law and gender, sexuality on the law on the LLB, and law and society on the Foundation degree.

I am also module leader for Police constable and the law on the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship.

Amanda Clough

My research interests are partial defences to murder, and consent/sexual offences. My research often involves a comparative element, in particular with USA or Australian territories.

My current research project looks at abused children who commit parricide.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Coercive Control: Transforming Partial Defences to Murder in England and Wales, Clough, A. 1 Apr 2023, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Loss of Control – Domestic and Comparative Perspectives, Clough, A., Reed, A. 1 Apr 2023, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Defining Fault in Loss of Control: Determining Culpability Through Excuse Theory, Clough, A. 22 Aug 2022, Fault in Criminal Law, London, Taylor & Francis
  • The outdated defence of non-violent homosexual advance: Australian provocation reform and lessons for English homicide law, Clough, A., Fitz-Gibbon, K. 11 Jun 2021, In: Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • Mercy Killing, Partial Defences and Charge Decisions: 50 Shades of Grey, Clough, A. 1 Jun 2020, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Conditional Consent and Purposeful Deception, Clough, A. 1 Apr 2018, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Sober Regrets and Shared Risk Taking: Navigating Intoxicated Consent and Rape in the Courtroom, Clough, A. 1 Dec 2018, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Battered women: Loss of control and lost opportunities, Clough, A. 1 Dec 2016, In: Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • Mercy Killing: Three’s A Crowd?, Clough, A. 1 Oct 2015, In: The Journal of Criminal Law

Nora Coary In Ireland should Gay Men have legal rights to become genetic fathers and form same sex families Start Date: 06/09/2022

  • Law PGCert August 31 2017
  • Law PhD September 01 2015
  • Law LLB July 01 2004


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