Professor Nigel White is Professor of Public International Law, Nottingham University, UK, and is a leading expert in security and armed conflict, international institutional, peacekeeping, and arms control law. He has authored and edited a significant number of publications on these issues, most recently Democracy Goes to War: British Military Deployment under International Law (OUP, 2009); is the co-editor in chief of the Journal of Conflict and Security
Law; and is the editor of the UK module of the International Law in the Domestic Courts database for the UK.
Dr Katja Samuel is a barrister specializing in security and armed conflict, international human rights and criminal law. With military, practitioner, civil society , and academic experience, she focuses in particular on counter-terrorism matters; most recently co-edited Counter-Terrorism and International Law (Ashgate, 2011) with Nigel White; is currently authoring a monograph on The OIC, the UN and Counter-Terrorism Law-Making: Conflicting or Cooperative Legal Orders (Hart, 2012); and
co-directs the current Rule of Law and Counter-Terrorism project together with Nigel White at Nottingham University, under the umbrella of a multinational, multidisciplinary initiative to strengthen the rule of law worldwide called the World Justice Project.
Professor Ana Maria Salinas de Frias, Professor of Public International Law at Malaga University, Spain has recently completed a two year secondment as Legal Advisor to the Directorate General of Legal Advice and Public International Law at the Council of Europe, including on anti-terrorism matters. She specializes in, and has published extensively on, human rights, European Community, and immigration matters.show more