Dr Richard Martin wins BSC Brian Williams Prize and shortlisted for SLS Peter Birks Prize

5 August 2022


Congratulations to Dr Richard Martin, who has recently been awarded the British Society of Criminology's Brian William Prize for his article ‘Righting the Police: How do Officers Make Sense of Human Rights?’ This annual prize is awarded to the author of a journal article which shows particular distinction or innovation in methodology or theorising in the general field of criminology, or in the application of criminological theory or research to crime policy or penal practice.

Dr Martin's recent book Policy Human Rights: Law, Narratives and Practice has also just been shortlisted for the Society of Legal Scholars 2022 Peter Birks Prizes for Outstanding Legal Scholarship for published books by scholars in their early careers.