Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law
Professor Mike McConville has joined Sai University as a member of the International Advisory Board and a Distinguished Visiting Professor for the School of Law.
Professor Mike has been a long-standing contributor to the field of Socio-legal criminal justice studies. He has authored several books detailing complex subject matter involving plea bargaining, police interrogation, legal aid and assistance and has also edited (with Wing Hong Chui) the second edition of Research Methods for Law (Edinburgh University Press, 2017)
Professor Mike is the Founding Dean and Emeritus Professor of the Faculty of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (UCHK). He obtained his Ph.D. at The University of Nottingham under the tutelage of Sir John Smith and has also tutored at the University of Nottingham from 1972-73. The wealth of Knowledge and experience he had amassed over the year has led him to deliver several lectures such as the second Sir John Smith Lecture on the subject ‘A Century of Crime: Judicial Politics and the Rule of Law’. Professor Mike’s research is detailed in his book (with Luke Marsh) called ‘The Myths of Judicial Independence’ published under the Oxford University Press, 2017)
- Ph.D., The University of Nottingham in 1975
- Founding Dean and Emeritus Professor of the Faculty of Law at the Chinese University Hong Kong (CUHK)
- Former Head of Warwick Law School
- Honorary Professor in the School of Law
- The second edition of Research Methods for Law co-edited with Wing Hong Chui (Edinburgh University Press, 2017).
The Myth of Judicial Independence co-authored with Luke Marsh (published by Oxford University 2018)