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Thomas Poole

Thomas Poole is a Senior Lecturer at the London School of Economics & Political Science.  Tom studied Law at University College London, St John's College, Oxford and Manchester University.  Before coming to LSE in 2006, he taught at Nottingham University.  He has held visiting positions at the University of New South Wales (2003-4 & 2005-6), the European University Institute (2007), Melbourne University (2008) and the University of Toronto (2008).  He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Law & Public Affairs Program, Princeton University (2008-9). Tom works mainly in the field of public law and constitutional theory. Tom has written widely in the areas of constitutional politics, constitutional and administrative law, constitutional theory and comparative constitutional law.  Current projects include: an inquiry into prerogative power and the history of constitutionalism; a comparative and conceptual examination of the changing nature of administrative law in the 'age of rights'; and an empirical investigation into the impact of the UK's Human Rights Act.
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