Elly Nowell (@ellenanowell )

Elly Nowell

Bio @LeverhulmeTrust PhD researcher on sexual offences at @UofGLaw and @TheSCCJR. Interested in criminal law reform, criminal evidence and childrens rights.
Location London
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Account created 21-03-2011 19:54:04
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Twitter Lite : Male and Female Brain Differences – Must We Keep Doing This? cosmicshambles.com/words/blogs/de… An exasperated blog from me, following on from my @skynews appearance earlier.

I think it's safe to say I'm not too happy about all this

Twitter Web Client : Today, politicians are proudly trumpeting the coming-into-force of the new #ProtectTheProtectors law.

Here’s my piece on why, if you’re an emergency worker, you’ve been misled about what this law actually achieves:


Twitter Lite : As funding grant season is upon us, a quick call to say if you're a working class/first gen/BAME scholar considering applying I'm happy to read humanities PhD and MA funding applications over (DMs are open!)

Twitter Web Client : Criminal barrister? Under seven years’ call? Not from a background of wealth or lottery wins? Need a financial hand to help you do the publicly-funded and important job you love?

Apply for this cracker of a scheme. ❤️ twitter.com/TheCriminalBar…

Twitter Web Client : We are launching a Crowdfunder to ensure that anyone accused of a crime they did not commit has access to the evidence that they need to defend themselves 👉 #ShowUsTheEvidence

We need to fix the broken law on disclosure.

Get on board. Share. Donate 👇

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Twitter Web Client : Exclusive: The number of people being turned away by family lawyers has risen fourfold since 2014.

This is how parents cope in court without a lawyer when access to their kids is at stake

Twitter Web Client : I've lived in UK for 20 yrs with full time academic job. Had 4 kids here. My application for permanent residency was turned down. Supposedly credit card for application fee did not work (card was fine). Kept my Italian passport for 6 months. Could have called to check number? Nah

Twitter Web Client : - Asylum seeker, victim of domestic abuse, asked to pay £6,000 to give birth.

- As an asylum seeker she can't work, so can't pay.

- Home Office threaten to detain her because she can't pay.

- HO send letter to her child to threaten and scare him.

- The child is 4 months old!

Twitter Lite : This is BIG for Florida: Amendment 4 passed. This restored voting rights to former felons who served their sentence. This will have an impact on 1.5 million Floridians.

pnj.com/story/news/201… via @

Twitter Lite : Attorneys from #MakingAMurderer are coming to Liverpool on tour: False Confessions - A Conversation with Laura Nirider and Steven A Drizin #WrongfulConvictions liverpoolecho.co.uk/whats-on/whats…

Twitter Web Client : The Criminal Bar has had enough. Too many broken promises;too much taking us for granted; too much lost talent. The young profession is vulnerable but doesn’t have power to stand up alone.It’s time for the senior branch to stand together in support of them ...contd

Twitter Lite : Alex Thank you so much for replying Alex - he’s a friend of a friend so I’m just getting that information and I’ll get back to you

Twitter Lite : Could anyone on here point me to useful information for a Canadian who’s lived in UK for 16 years and just been issued with 14 days notice to leave?

Twitter Lite : I'm putting together an application for a funded conference on the theme of therapeutic jurisprudence and public law at the University of Essex for 2019. If your research involves this theme and you'd like to help a PhD student self-aggrandise, please let me know!