Michael Kearney

Michael Kearney is a Senior Lecturer in Law at University of Sussex. He is a recognized expert in international criminal law and a foremost scholar on the prohibition on propaganda for war in international law. He teaches public international law, international criminal law, the law of armed conflict, and transitional justice at Sussex, and also serves as convenor of its international criminal law LLM programme. Previously, he was a Fellow in Law at the London School of Economics. He has worked as a legal researcher and consultant with the Palestinian human rights organization Al-Haq, and has represented the organization in consultations with the International Criminal Court. He is a graduate of University College Cork and the National University of Ireland, Galway. 

Relevant Scholarship:

Palestine and the politics of international criminal justice.(with John Reynolds), in Ashgate Research Companion to International Criminal Law: Critical Perspectives (2013).

Palestine and the International Criminal Court. in Palestine And International Law: New Approaches (2011)

Lawfare, legitimacy and resistance: the weak and the law. Palestine Yearbook of International Law, 16 (1). pp. 79-129 (2010)