Dr Tom Hannant
Lecturer
Legal Studies
Telephone: (01792) 604682
Room: Office - 135
First Floor
Richard Price Building
Singleton Campus

Tom Hannant joined the College of Law and Criminology as Lecturer in Law in Summer 2017. He has degrees from Cardiff University (LLB), The University of Cambridge (LLM), and Queen Mary, University of London (PhD). While at Queen Mary, he worked for several years as a Teaching Associate in Law.

Tom’s main research interests are in Legal and Political Philosophy, Public Law, and Human Rights. His current research focuses on the philosophy of human rights and civic republican political theory. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Theory
  • Political Theory
  • Human Rights
  • Public Law

Publications

  1. Justifying a (Welsh) Legal Jurisdiction. Public Law
  2. & Eric Barendt, Anonymous Speech: Literature, Law and Politics. The Modern Law Review 81(2), 364-369.
  3. Still Undignified Rights: A Disagreement with Benedict Douglas. Public Law 2016, 555-563.
  4. Just Freedom: A Moral Compass for a Complex World by Philip Pettit (Book Review). Political Studies Review 13(2), 254-255.

Teaching

  • LA-368 Public Law for Graduate Diploma in Law

    This course offers an introduction to the constitutional and administrative law of the United Kingdom, with an examination of the legal relationships between state institutions and between the state and the individual. The module will provide an introduction to public law in the UK, with particular focus on the role of the law in constraining political power.

  • LA-369A Coursework 1 & 2 for Graduate Diploma in Law

    The module is personal study, by which students submit two pieces of coursework from either LA-362, LA-365 or LA-366 or La-361, LA-367 or LA-368.

  • LAA102 Public Law 1

    This module provides an introduction to public law in the UK, with particular focus on the distribution of political power in the constitution.

  • LAA106 Public Law 1

    This module provides an introduction to public law in the UK, with particular focus on the distribution of political power in the constitution.

  • LAA106C Cyfraith Cyhoeddus 1

    This module provides an introduction a number of key themes in the Public Law of the United Kingdom.

  • LAA110 Public Law 2

    This module provides an introduction to public law in the UK, with particular focus on the role of the law in constraining political power.

  • LAA110C Cyfraith Cyhoeddus 2

    This module provides an introduction to public law in the UK, with particular focus on the role of the law in constraining political power.

  • LAA114 Public Law 2

    This module provides an introduction to public law in the UK, with particular focus on the role of the law in constraining political power.

  • LAA114C Cyfraith Cyhoeddus 2

    This module provides an introduction to public law in the UK, with particular focus on the role of the law in constraining political power.

  • LAQ202 Public Law 1

    This module provides an introduction to the Public Law of the United Kingdom, with an emphasis upon the protection of human rights.

  • LAQ210 Public Law 2

    This module provides an introduction to public law in the UK, with particular focus on the role of the law in constraining political power.