Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne

About/Bio

Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne is an Associate Professor in Law at the University of Bristol. He has a DPhil from the University of Oxford and has research interests in a range of areas of public international law. His monograph Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict, was published by OUP in 2016.

Recently Published

Appealing the High Court’s Judgment in the Public Law Challenge against UK Arms Export Licenses to Saudi Arabia

In May of this year, the Court of Appeal granted leave to appeal the 2017 High Court ruling in Campaign Against the Arms Trade v Secretary of State for International Trade. The case and the High Court’s 2017 judgment have already received some commentary (see here). Simply put, the case concerns a public law challenge…

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The ICJ’s Provisional Measures Order in Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty (Iran v United States)

The ICJ this morning issued its Order regarding Iran’s request for the indication of provisional measures in Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (Iran v United States). This post is intended as a brief summary of the reasoning of the Court. After a short introduction, I will outline the Court’s…

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Joint Series on International Law and Armed Conflict: Procedural Regulation of Detention 

The latest post in the Joint Series on International Law and Armed Conflict is by Lawrence Hill- Cawthorne on the procedural regulation of detention. I am pleased to have been asked to write a short blog post to outline some of the issues I raised as a discussant for the panel on the procedural regulation of…

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