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William J. Bridge
Associate Professor of Law
A member of Phi Beta Kappa and of the Georgetown Law Journal, Professor Bridge was assistant dean and adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center before accepting the Jervey Fellowship in Foreign Law from Columbia University in 1976-78. He studied at the Faculties of Letters and of Law at the University of Caen, France, in 1970-71, and at the French Court of Cassation, the French Council of State, and the French Center for Comparative Law in 1977-78. In 1984 and 1986, Professor Bridge was a visiting professor at Georgetown University Law Center. Fluent in French, he teaches criminal law and procedure, evidence, professional responsibility, comparative law, and law and literature. He publishes and pursues research in evidence, professional responsibility, criminal procedure, and foreign law.

Bloom, Jr., Lackland H.
Professor of Law
A member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Order of the Coif, as well as administrative editor of the Michigan Law Review, Professor Bloom was law clerk to Chief Justice John R. Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  He later was associated with the Washington firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering.  A specialist in constitutional law, he has published articles concerning freedom of speech and the rhetoric of Supreme Court opinions.  In 2009, Professor Bloom published Methods of Interpretation with the Oxford University Press.  His upcoming book, Do Great Cases Make Bad Law?, is scheduled for publication in 2014 also with Oxford.   Professor Bloom is also active in the field of copyright. He teaches courses in constitutional law and copyright law.


Stephen Shute
Professor Stephen Shute is the Head of the School of Law, Politics and Sociology at the University of Sussex. He formerly served at the University of Birmingham and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Professor Shute's academic work focuses on criminal law and criminal justice. He is often cited in numerous scholarly books and articles.

N. Jane Hanna
College Lecturer
Ms. Hanna has 20 years experience teaching law at Oxford University specializing in Constitutional and Administrative Law and has a special interest in medical legal issues. She has 13 years experience teaching the British Legal system for Southern Methodist University and Georgia University during their summer courses in Oxford. She began pursuing evolving interests in lobbying, politics and research in 1997. Jane Hanna is a member of the District Council of the Vale of White Horse. Curriculum Vitae

Nicholas Barber
Fellow in Law
Mr. Barber is the Senior Law Fellow at Trinity College. He was formerly Law Fellow at Brasenose College. He specializes in public law, in particular constitutional theory. He has lectured on constitutional issues in America, Canada, Spain and Germany. He teaches Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and Jurisprudence for the College. Curriculum Vitae

Nicholas Bamforth
CUF Lecturer
Mr. Bamforth, who holds a BCL and MA (Oxford), is a Fellow in Law at Queen's College. He has previously worked at UCL and Cambridge. In 2003-4, he was a Hauser Global Research Fellow at New York University. Since October 2006, he has been an elected member of Oxford's University Council. Curriculum Vitae


Administrative Assistant:
SMU employs an Oxford Student who is available, as needed, day or night. The assistant has an office at University College and lives on site.

University Contact
Teresa Strike,
Operation Manager,
Domestic Bursary 01865 276676.