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Dr Andrea Jarman

  • Senior Lecturer In Law
  • Weymouth House W404, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Andrea Loux Jarman, JD graduated from Cornell Law School, where she was on the editorial board of the Cornell Law Review. She has expertise in UK and comparative public law, human rights and land law. Her research focuses on the reception of the 'voices' of communities of place and interest by common law courts. Under this theme she has published on third party intervention, strategic litigation and the legal history of the creation of law and legal rights through community custom. She currently holds an AHRC Connected Communities grant entitled 'Speaking for Ourselves: Community litigation in the English and European Courts'.

Journal Articles

  • Jarman, A.L., 2020. Easements, servitudes and human flourishing theory. Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, 29 (3), 101-121.
  • Jarman, A.L., 2014. Disability and demonstrating Christian commitment. Ecclesiastical Law Journal, 16 (1), 57-65.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2013. Part-time places for Reception Children. Education Law Journal, 14 (4), 276-283.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2007. Urban Commons: From Customary Use to Community Right on Scotland's Bleaching Greens. Law in the City: Proceedings of the Seventeenth British Legal History Conference 2005, 319-345.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2007. Customary Rights in Scots Law: Test Cases on Access to Land in the Nineteenth Century. Journal of Legal History, 28 (2), 207-232.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2005. Judicial Review is Hostage to Purely Political Agendas. The Times.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2002. Unfinished Business: Lawrence v Texas and the right to privacy. Human Rights and Scots Law, 611-620.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2002. Writing Wrongs: Third-party Interventions and the Human Rights Act. Human Rights and Scots Law, 329-341.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2001. The Great Rabbit Massacre - A Comedy of the Commons? Custom, Community and Rights of Public Access to the Links of St Andrews. Liverpool Law Review: a journal of contemporary legal issues, 123-155.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2000. Hearing a "Different Voice": Third-party Intervention in Criminal Appeals. 53 Current Legal Probelsm, 449-470.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2000. Long-term Nursing: Social Care of Health Care? BMJ: British Medical Journal.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2000. Losing the Battle, Winning the War: Litigation Strategy and Pressure Group Organisation in the Era of Incorporation. Kings College Law Journal, 90-104.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1999. What the US Can Teach Us. The Times.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1998. Idols and Icons: Catharine MacKinnon and Freedom of Expression in North America. Feminist Legal Studies, 85-104.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1998. Report and Commentary West Dunbartonshire Council v Harvie. Scottish Civil Law Reports.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1998. A Matter of Constitutional Principle: The Abolition of the Death Penalty in Scotland. Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, 30-31.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1997. Justice is Assured After Courtroom Gamble Fails. The Herald.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1997. Fundamental Issues on Constitution at Stake. The Herald.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1997. Is He Our Sister? Sex, Gender and Transexuals Under European Law. Web Journal of Current Legal Issues.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1997. Logic of Women on Trial: Case Studies of Popular American Trials. Journal of Legal History, 121-122.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1997. Scottish Legislation 1996. Scottish Affairs, 149-151.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1996. A Community and a County Fail to Find Common Ground. The Independent.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1996. Scots Public Law. Public Law, 611-620.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1995. The Persistence of the "If You have to Stand and Salute It, Then You Ought to be Allowed to Burn It. The Independent.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1995. Jury Nullification. New Law Journal.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1993. Ancient Regime: Custom, Utility and the Common Law in Nineteenth-Century England. Cornell Law Review, 183-218.


  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2013. Law and Authority: Custom, Riot and Recreation in Nineteenth-Century Scotland. In: British Legal History Conference 2013 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2013. Disability and Demonstrating Christian Commitment. In: Law and Religion Scholars Network Conference 2013 Cardiff University.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2013. Law and Authority: Custom, Riot and Recreation in Nineteenth-Century Scotland. In: Society of Legal Scholars 2013 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2011. Law and the Big Society: the legal implications of a political vision. In: Society of Legal Scholars 2011 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2011. Community Litigation and the "Big Society". In: Current Legal Issues Colloquium 2011 - Law and Language 2011 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2008. The Limits of Legal Pluralism. In: CRONEM Annual Conference 2008 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2008. Legal Pluralism: Lawyers Respond to the Archbishop of Canterbury. In: Institute for Advanced Legal Studies 2008 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2007. Listening to Greyfriars Bobby: Test Cases on Access to Land in Nineteenth Century Scotland. In: Staff Seminar, History Department 2007 University of Central Lancashire.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2006. Custom, Common Land and the Industrial Revolution in Scotland. In: SLSA Annual Conference 2006 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2006. The Infrastructure of Test Case Lawyering: the Canadian Court Challenges Programme. In: Private Seminar on Test Case Litigation organised by Public Law Project and Queen Mary 2006 London.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2006. Rights, Riot and Recreation: Test Cases and Access to Land in Nineteenth-Century Scotland. In: Experiencing the Law Institute of Advanced Legal Studies 2006 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2005. Law in the City. In: British Legal History Conference 2005 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2005. Squatters or Settlers: Getting land rights through occupation. In: Workshop for the International Institute for the Sociology of Law 2005 Onati.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2004. Legal History Methodologies. In: AHRC Law, Gender and Sexuality Post-graduate Workshop 2004 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2004. Gender Auditing and the Human Rights Act: Let's Party: standing, third party intervention and the HRA. In: ESRC 2004 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2002. Litigation Strategies at the European Court of Human Rights. In: Matrimonio 2002 Torino.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2000. Judicial Review in the New Administrative Court. In: Judicial Review in the New Administrative Court 2000 London.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2000. Woman on/and/in the Law: Critical Narratives. In: Unknown 2000 University of Pretoria.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2000. Judicial Assistance to the Higher Courts, closes session for Justices. In: Closed session for Justices 2000 New Zealand Court of Appeal.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2000. Custom, Community and the "Comedy of the Commons". In: London Legal History 2000 London.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2000. Teaching Grandmother to Suck Eggs: Third Party Interveners and Judicial Policymaking at the Supreme Court of Canada. In: SPTL 2000 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 2000. Third Party Intervention and the HRA. In: Scottish Universities Law Faculties Conference 2000 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1999. Third Party Intervention in the United Kingdom. In: Third Party Intervention in the United Kingdom 1999 University of British Columbia.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1999. Third Party Intervention at the Supreme Court of Canada. In: Justice 1999 Unknown.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1998. Independance du Parquet, Opportunite des Poursuites. In: Opportunite des Poursuites 1998 University de Nancy.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1998. Writing Wrongs: Third- party Interventions and the Human Rights Act. In: Human Rights and Scots Law 1998 University of Edinburgh.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1998. The Great Rabbit Massacre: Custom and Community in Nineteenth-Century St Andrews. In: Scottish Legal History Group 1998 Edinburgh.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1997. Gentlemen and Scholars: Mentors in Legal Eduction. In: Scottish Universities Law Faculties Conference 1997 Scotland.
  • Jarman (Loux), A., 1997. Customary Rights and Access to Land. In: WG Hart Workshop 1997 Unknown.


  • Jarman, A., 2019. From use to law: the judicial recognition of community customary rights in Britain in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University, Faculty of Media and Communication.

Invited Lectures

  • Ne me quitte pas or Je ne regrette rien? Reflectio, Cornell Law School, Ithaca New York, 26 Aug 2016 more

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Advisor -- A-level Programme (24 Apr 2017-27 Jul 2017)

Conference Presentations

  • the 6th Applied Legal Storytelling Conference, Je ne (B)regrette rien? Academic memoir and the constitutional crisis in the United Kingdom, 11 Jul 2017, American University Law School, Washington DC
  • Annual Meeting of Comparative Law Association, ‘Professor Bernard Rudden in the Burned Over District: His life and contribution to Cornell Law School’, 05 Sep 2016, SLS Conference Oxford

Attended Training

  • OCR Update -- the new linear law A-level, 11 Mar 2017
  • The Constitutional Implications of the Miller Judgment, 22 Feb 2017
  • Brexit and the UK Constitution, Brick Court Chambers, 21 Jul 2016
  • Brexit: Legal & Constitutional Requirements, 13 Jul 2016


  • BA (Hons) in History with a Minor in African Studies (Boston University, 2012)
  • Admitted to the Bar in Attorney (Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1994)
  • Advanced Diploma in Public Law in Juris Doctor (Cornell Law School, 1003)


  • Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, Fellow,
  • Society of Legal Scholars, Member,
  • Stair Society, Member,