Lewis Graham

Academic Publications



Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights in the United Kingdom (with Steven Greer and Lindsey Bell)

forthcoming, Cambridge University Press


Journal Articles

The Modern Mirror Principle

[2021] Public Law 523

Jeanty v Belgium: saving lives provides (another) exception to Article 3 ECHR

(2021) 21(1) Human Rights Law Review 221

Extradition, Life Sentences and the European Convention

(2020) 25(3) Judicial Review 228

Strategic Admissibility Decisions in the European Court of Human RIghts

(2020) 69(1) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 79

Statutory Secret Trials: the Judicial Approach to Closed Material procedures under the Justice and Security Act 2013

(2019) 38(2) Civil Justice Quarterly 189

Out with a whimper? The final word on the closed material procedure at the European Court of Human Rights

(2019) 25(1) European Public Law 43

From Vinter to Hutchinson and Back Again: Life Imprisonment Cases in the European Court of Human Rights

(2018) 3 European Human Rights Law Review 258


Chapters in books

Europe (with Steven Greer)

in Moeckli, Shah and Sivakumaran, International Human Rights Law (4th edn, forthcoming 2021)


Case Notes

Unuane v United Kingdom

(2021) 35(2) Journal of Immigration Asylum and Nationality Law 184

R v Abdurahman (Ismail)

(2020) Criminal Law Review 453

FJM v United Kingdom: the Taming of Article 8? (with Jennifer Boddy)

(2019) 2 Conveyancer 166

Beuze v Belgium

(2019) 3 Criminal Law Review 230



Birne Hacker and Wolfgang Ernst

Collective Judging in Comparative Perspective

[2021] Public Law 662

Rachel Cahill-O'Callaghan

Values in the Supreme Court: Decisions, Divisions and Diversity

(2020) 47(3) Legal Studies 526

Martin Brenncke

Judicial Decision-Making in English and German Courts

(2019) 68(4) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 1056

Hélène Tyrrell

Human Rights in the UK and the Influence of Foreign Jurisprudence

[2019] Public Law 247


Blog Posts and Online Materials

UK Constitutional Law Association Blog, 7 June 2021 

Legal Action Group, March 2021

Does judicial review of delegated legislation under the Human Rights Act 1998 unduly interfere with executive law-making? (with Joe Tomlinson and Alexandra Sinclair)

UK Constitutional Law Association Blog, 22 February 2021

Unuane v United Kingdom: does the Convention require “pure” proportionality?

Strasbourg Observers, 23 December 2020

A guide to reading the Official Statistics on judicial review in the Administrative Court (with Lee Marsons, Joe Tomlinson and Maurice Sunkin)

October 2020

The Perpetual Constitution, Democracy and Rights Commission

UK Administrative Justice Institute Blog, 14 October 2020

Lessons from Lord Hope's Diaries: judicial ideology and panel selection

UK Constitutional Law Association Blog, 18 June 2020

The Supreme Court, Human Rights and Strasbourg "Clarifications"

UK Strasbourg Spotlight, 10 May 2020

Life Sentences under the Convention: Law or Politics?

UK Constitutional Law Association Blog, 3 April 2020

Human Rights in the Supreme Court in 2020

UK Human Rights Blog, 12 February 2020

Petukhov v Ukraine (No 2): Life Sentences Incompatible with the Convention, but only in Eastern Europe?

Strasbourg Observers, 26 March 2019

Hallam v Secretary of State: Under What Circumstances can the Supreme Court depart from Strasbourg authority?

UK Constitutional Law Association Blog, 4 February 2019

Lady Justices and Dissent on the Court of Appeal of England and Wales

UK Constitutional Law Association Blog, 15 November 2018

Tariq v United Kingdom: Closed Material Procedures Green-Lit by European Court

Strasbourg Observers, 8 May 2018

Haralambous: the Supreme Court, Closed Procedures and the Common Law, Round Three

Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog, 25 January 2018

The European Court of Human Rights and the Emerging Right to Health

Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog, 11 May 2017

Ahmed v United Kingdom: European Court of Human Rights Still Skirting Around Jury Bias

Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog, 25 October 2016