Robin White

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Biography

Biography

Robin M White is an Honorary Research Fellow, after retiring from a Senior Lectureship. He was for a period Associate Dean of the former Faculty of Law and Accountancy. Earlier, he taught in various other institutions; on the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschsdienst Summer School on Modern English Law; as Visiting Lecturer and Examiner for various professional bodies; and he was also a QAA Subject Reviewer. On retirement, he was the first recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Lifetime Contribution to Teaching by the University.

Mr. White was for some years Depute Editor of Scolag Legal Journal, to which he also contributed, and he reported Damages and Nationality and Immigration cases for Scottish Civil Law Reports. In 2003-04 he held a Leverhulme Research Fellowship.

He has been a regularly-sitting Justice of the Peace for nearly thirty years, convened the Scottish Justices Association’s Policy and Legislation Committee, and is currently Vice-Chairman of that Association, and an Appraising Justice. He is also a member of the Judicial Council for Scotland, and of the Advisory Committee of the Judicial Institute for Scotland.

Research

Research

Mr White’s research has ranged across immigration, nationality and citizenship; criminal justice; damages; and legal system. However, he is now engaged in writing a history of the Dundee Law School.