Professor Tom Mullen
- Professor of Law (School of Law)
Tom Mullen studied law at the University of Glasgow (LLB, 1980) then at Harvard Law School (LLM, 1981). He has been successively lecturer in public law (1983-1992), senior lecturer in law (1992-2003) and professor of law (2003-) at the University of Glasgow. He was for several years convener of the board of the Legal Services Agency, a community-controlled law centre, and has acted as expert adviser to the House of Commons Select Committee on Scottish Affairs (1996-1997).
- Constitutional law.
- Administrative law.
- Housing law.
Professor Mullen has been awarded the following grants:
£2,000 awarded by The Scottish Housing Regulator to Professor Tom Mullen for delivering training on homelessness law.
Prof Tom Mullen secured funding of £2,000 from The Clark Foundation for Legal Education to host two Workshops on Scotland's Constitutional Future: the legal issues, in collaboration with Prof Stephen Tierney of Edinburgh University.
Scottish Executive “Human Rights in Scottish Courts Research” awarded to Prof Jim Murdoch and Prof Tom Mullen, University of Glasgow and Prof Alan Miller, University of Strathclyde. Conducting research into the use of new human rights remedies which became available in Scotland following devolution under the Scotland Act 1998 and the implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998.
Research Students under supervision
Khalid Alghamdi - 'The admissibility of expert medical evidence: An analysis of Islamic Shariah standards in Saudi Arabia's Supremacy Law with regards to the Bolam Test in English Law'
Budur Alnefaie - 'The role of the ombudsman in protection human rights in the UK compared with the legal situation in Saudi Arabia'
Denis Brady - 'Constitutionally, what now for Northern Ireland and Scotland following the EU Referendum of 23 June 2016?' (LLM by Research)
Graeme Cowie - 'The function and mechanics of self-determination in the British constitution: Who decides, and how do we decide who decides?'
Rai Ahmad Khan - 'The role of domestic and EU courts in assessing margin of appreciation available to member states in Article 8 of the ECHR perspective'
Thomas Raine - 'The UK Constitution and a Culture of Justification'
Halle Turner - 'The Party Litigant in the Scottish Civil Courts'