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Professor Gerry Johnstone

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Gerry Johnstone

Professor of Law

Biography Professor Johnstone joined the University in 1989, after completing a PhD at the University of Edinburgh.

He was appointed Professor of Law in 2003 and served the Law School as Head of Department (2003-2006) and Research Director (2000-2002, 2009-2013).

He is the author of several books, including Restorative Justice: Ideas, Values, Debates (2nd edition, Routledge), which has been translated into Chinese and Japanese.

He is on the editorial boards of Restorative Justice: An International Journal and Crime Law and Social Change. He is currently writing a book analysing the concept of overcriminalisation.