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Expert evidence, judicial reasoning, and the family courts information pilot (2012)
Journal Article
Ward, T. (2012). Expert evidence, judicial reasoning, and the family courts information pilot. Journal of Law and Society, 39(4), (515-540). doi:10.1111/j.1467-6478.2012.00598.x. ISSN 0263-323x

The Family Courts Information Pilot made a modest step towards open justice in Children Act cases by publishing 160 judgments of the County Courts and Family Proceedings Courts. This article focuses on the reasoning about expert evidence in the judge... Read More

State crime: a dialectical view (2012)
Book Chapter
Green, P., & Ward, T. (2012). State crime: a dialectical view. In M. Maguire, R. Morgan, & R. Reiner (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of criminology, 717-740. (5th). Oxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/he/9780199590278.003.0024

This chapter, which examines state crime, which includes genocide, war crimes, torture, police violence, and ‘grand corruption’ (the ruling elite's organised plunder of national resources, first proposes a definition that views state crime as a form... Read More

Oxaliplatin responses in colorectal cancer cells are modulated by CHK2 kinase inhibitors (2010)
Journal Article
Pires, I. M., Ward, T. H., & Dive, C. (2010). Oxaliplatin responses in colorectal cancer cells are modulated by CHK2 kinase inhibitors. British Journal of Pharmacology, 159(6), 1326-1338. doi:10.1111/j.1476-5381.2009.00607.x

Background and purpose: Checkpoint kinase 2 (CHK2) is activated by DNA damage and can contribute to p53 stabilization, modulating growth arrest and/or apoptosis. We investigated the contribution of CHK2 to oxaliplatin-mediated toxicity in a colorecta... Read More

Expert evidence and the Law Commission : implementation without legislation?
Journal Article
Ward, T. Expert evidence and the Law Commission : implementation without legislation?. Criminal Law Review -London-, (561-576). ISSN 0011-135X

Argues that, despite a failure to implement the recommendations in the Law Commission's 2011 report entitled "Expert Evidence in Criminal Proceedings", many of its proposals on the exclusion of such evidence might be introduced by the judiciary's app... Read More