Prof Neil Hutton


University of Strathclyde


Neil was educated at the University of Edinburgh (MA 1976, PhD 1983) and has worked at the universities of Edinburgh, Dundee and Victoria University, New Zealand.  He was appointed as a lecturer  in the Law School at Strathclyde in 1990, became a  Professor in 2001, and was Dean of the Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences from 2005-2009.

His main research interest is in the field of sentencing and punishment. He is a founder and co-Director of the Centre for  Sentencing Research at the University of Strathclyde and a leading member of the team which developed the Sentencing Information System for the High Court  in Scotland. He served on the Sentencing Commission for Scotland from 2003-2006 and is currently a member of the National Advisory Body for Offender Management.

Keywords: Sentencing,  punishment


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