Dr. Nkem Adeleye is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Newman University. She has an LLB (Hons), an LLM in International Human Rights and a for her PhD thesis, she conducted a comparative study on the prevalence of the death row phenomenon in the USA and Japan. She has previously worked in Immigration Law as a Legal Representative; as part of her LLM programme she worked as an intern in the Southern Centre for Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia. She worked for an Immigration Law firm in London as a Legal Representative and has worked as a law lecturer in Birmingham City University. Her research interests include the death row phenomenon, international human rights, prisoners’ rights, modern slavery, Equity and Trusts and Tort Law. She has experience in teaching a wide range of core and optional law modules. Nkem is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (Advance HE) and a member of the Society of Legal Scholars. Nkem has sat as a Conference Chair for Applied Research International Conference (ARICON) group at Oxford University and in Dubai.
Nkem’s research interests include the death row phenomenon, international human rights, prisoners’ rights, modern slavery, Equity and Trusts and Tort Law.
Nkem’s areas of expertise include International Human Rights, Rights theory, Tort Law, Equity and Trusts, English Legal System, Public Law.
Membership of Professional Organisations
Nkem is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (Advance HE) and a member of the Society of Legal Scholars.
Conferences and Other Research Activity
Past Research supervision on “Root causes pf human trafficking of women and children and the solutions to combat it: A study and experience focusing on West Africa.” Second Supervisor (Ongoing research)
“A Shift towards a Student-Centred Approach: Managing group presentations in large workshops.” BLSS Staff Conference, 18 April 2019.
“Combating Modern Slavery: An examination of legal frameworks and enforcement strategies.” ARICON Conferences, Dubai, 20 February 2019.
“The Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights on the Law of Negligence”, Society of Legal Scholars, Dublin, Ireland, 5 September 2017.
“The Death Row Phenomenon in the USA and Japan: A Violation of International Human Rights Law”, British Society of Criminology Conference, Leicester 13 July 2010.
“The Death Row Phenomenon: Towards Universal Abolition”, 61st United Nations Commission on Human Rights Conference, 8 April 2005.
Other Forms of Research/Scholarship
Conference Chair, Applied Research International Conference on World Economic & Social Review, St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, U.K., 2019.
Conference Chair, Applied Research International Conferences, Dubai 2019.
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
Adeleye, N., Richardson-Oakes, N. & Killingley, J. California’s Civil Grand Juries and Prison Conditions 2007-17, 57 San Diego L. Rev 3 (2020)
Chapters in Books
Pepple, D. and Adeleye, N. (2020). Managing disciplinary and grievance cost in Pepple, D. G. and Zhang. C. (Eds.) Managerial and Financial Aspects of HRM (1st ed.) Emerald Publishing Group (In progress)
Adeleye, N (2019) Combating Modern Slavery: An Examination of Legal Frameworks and Enforcement Mechanisms on Non-state Actors in Applied Research International Conferences Proceedings, ISBN 9781789722185
Adeleye, N (2012) Notes on Capital Punishment in Japan in Randall Coyne and Lyn Enzeroth, (eds) Capital Punishment and the Judicial Process, (4th ed. Carolina Academic Press)
Non-refereed Journal Articles
Koch, H and Adeleye, N. (2019) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder–Contemporary Analysis of Medico-Legal Evidential Issues. The Expert Witness Journal, ISSN 2397-2777.
Koch, H. and Adeleye, N. (2019) Psychological Injury, Cyber Crime and Data Breach Damages The Expert Witness Journal, ISSN 2397-2769