Professor Peter Duff

Professor Peter Duff
Professor Peter Duff

Professor Peter Duff

LLB Hons (Aberd), Dip Crim (Edin), PhD (Aberd)

Professor in Criminal Justice

About

Biography

Professsor Duff specialises in criminal justice, evidence and procedure. Although the bulk of his career has been spent in Aberdeen, he has also worked at the Centre for Criminological Research in the University of Oxford, the City University of Hong Kong and the University of the South Pacific.

His published work includes the following books: Victims in the Criminal Justice System, The Jury Under Attack, Criminal Injuries Compensation, Juries: A Hong Kong Perspective and Criminal Justice in Scotland. He has also published in the following journals: Juridical Review, Edinburgh Law Review, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Modern Law Review, Criminal Law Review, British Journal of Criminology, Scots Law Times.

In 1999, he was appointed as one of the first members of the new Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission, which investigates alleged miscarriages of justice, and was a Commissioner until 2007. He was also a member of the McInnes Committee on Summary Criminal Justice, which sat in 2002-2003. 

Research

Research Overview

Scottish crimal procedure and evidence. Comparative criminal procedure and evidence.

Publications

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  • Truth and procedural fairness in Chinese criminal procedure law

    Shytov, A., Duff, P.
    International Journal of Evidence and Proof, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 299-315
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Introduction

    Duff, P. R., Ferguson, P.
    Scottish Criminal Evidence Law. Duff, P., Ferguson, P. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press, pp. 1-17, 17 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Scottish Criminal Evidence Law: Current Developments and Future Trends

    Duff, P. R. (ed.), Ferguson, P. (ed.)
    Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. 278 pages
    Books and Reports: Books
  • Scottish criminal evidence law adrift?

    Duff, P. R.
    Scottish Criminal Evidence Law. Duff, P. R., Ferguson, P. R. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press, pp. 224-247, 24 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Chalmers to Cadder: Full Circle on Police Interrogation?

    Duff, P. R.
    Edinburgh Law Review, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 186-209
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Adversarial ideology and police questioning after charge

    Duff, P. R.
    Juridical Review, vol. 2013, no. 1, pp. 1-25
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The admissibility of previous false allegations of sexual assault: CJM (No 2) v HM Advocate

    Duff, P.
    Edinburgh Law Review, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 381-387
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The Requirement for Corroboration in Scottish Criminal Cases: One Argument against Retention

    Duff, P. R.
    Criminal Law Review, no. 7, pp. 513-525
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The Scottish "rape shield": as good as it gets?

    Duff, P. R.
    Edinburgh Law Review, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 218-242
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The compatibility of jury verdicts with Article 6: Taxquet v Belgium

    Duff, P. R.
    Edinburgh Law Review, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 246-251
    Contributions to Journals: Articles

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