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Dr Diane Webber

Non-Resident Associate Fellow

Dr Diane Webber is a British solicitor. After many years in private practice specialising mainly in criminal law, she returned to university to earn a doctorate in law (S.J.D.) at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. writing a thesis entitled “Extraordinary Measures – A Comparative Approach to Crafting a New Legal Framework for Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects.” 

Her area of research is comparative counter-terrorism laws and policy, and international human rights law. Her publications include:

  •  “Preventive Detention in the Law of Armed Conflict: Throwing Away the Key?” 6 Journal of National Security Law and Policy 167 (2012);
  • “Education as a Counterterrorism Tool and the Curious Case of the Texas School Book Resolution” 11 University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class 271 (Fall 2011);
  • “Can We Find and Stop the ‘Jihad Janes’?” 19 Cardozo Journal of International & Comparative Law 91 (2011); and
  • “Extreme Measures: Does the U.S. Need Preventive Detention to Combat Domestic Terrorism?  A Comparison of  Preventive Detention Models in U.S., U.K., France & Israel.” 14 Touro International Law Review 128 (2010).

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