Professor in Criminal Justice
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.
Scottish crimal procedure and evidence. Comparative criminal procedure and evidence.
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PhD Supervision Interests
Professor Duff is interested in supervising research students working in the areas of criminal justice, criminal procedure and the law of evidence.