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Recent & forthcoming commissioned publications & refereed journals(Books in Bold)

3rd edition Media Law
Media and Entertainment Law edition 3 published Spring 2017

Ursula Smartt (2015) ‘Why I was right to name the teachers’ teen killer’: naming teenagers in criminal trials and law reform in the internet age.’ Communications Law. Vol 20, No 1, 2015: 5 - 13 ISSN 1746-7616

Ursula Smartt (2017) Media and Entertainment Law. 3rd ed. Routledge. With a foreword by Sir Keir Starmer QC. ISBN: 9781138961883 (paperback); ISBN: 9781138961876 (hardback)

Ursula Smartt (2017) Optimize Public Law. 2nd ed. Routledge. ISBN: 9781138670846

Ursula Smartt (2010) ‘Crime and Punishment in the Turks and Caicos Islands’ In: Janet P. Stamatel and Hung-En Sung (Vol. Eds); Graeme R. Newman (Ed.) Crime and Punishment Around the World. The Americas, Vol. 2, pp. 322 – 328. Santa Barbara, CA/ Denver, Colorado/ USA; Oxford/UK: ABC-CLIO, LLC – Greenwood Press. Hard cover: ISBN: 978-0313-35134-4. Paper: ISBN 978-0-313-35137-2; e-book ISBN: 978-0-313-35138-9; EISBN: 978-0-313-35134-1. Ursula Smartt (2009) ‘Disclosure and CPR Rules and Practice Directions’. ILEX Publication.

Ursula Smartt (2006) Media Law for Journalists. Foreword by Sir Harold Evans. Sage. London/ New York. Cloth ISBN Cloth: 9781412908467; Paper: 9781412908474.

Public Law Ed 2
Optimize Public Law edition 2 published Spring 2017

Ursula Smartt (2006) Criminal Justice. Sage Publications. London/New York/ Delhi. ISBN Cloth: 9781412907064. Paper: 9781412907071.

Ursula Smartt (2001) Grendon Tales: Stories from a therapeutic community. Foreword by Lord Avebury. Waterside Press. ISBN 187287096 1.

Refereed Journals
Ursula Smartt (2012) ‘Safety first: the Ryan Giggs superinjunction Part 2 of March 2012’.
Communications Law Issue Vol 17, No.2. ISSN 1746-7616.
Ursula Smartt (2011) ‘Twitter undermines superinjunctions’. Communications Law. Vol 16, No 4, 2011: 135 – 140. ISSN 1746-7616
Ursula Smartt (2010) ‘Criminal actions – copyright in the digital age.’ Criminal Law & Justice Weekly, 174 (42), 645 – 647. ISSN 1759-7943.
Ursula Smartt (2009) ‘Euthanasia and the Law: What is the law on assisted dying in Britain and other countries?’ Weekly Law Review Law Reports. Council of Law Reporting. 31st Ed. May 2009. pp. 5-13.
Smartt, U and Kury, H. (2007) ‘Domestic Violence: Comparative Analysis of German and UK Research Findings.’ Social Science Quarterly, Vol 88, No. 5, December 2007, pp. 1263 – 1280. Southwestern Social Science Association. Blackwell Publication, USA. ISSN: 0038-4941 print; 1540-6237 online).
Legislation

  • Prisoners’ Earnings Act 1996. Assisted Senior Civil Servant, Home Office, Mr Robert Fulton, with the drafting of the bill. Presented to Parliament by Hartley Booth (Lab) as private member’s bill

Papers given (invited & commissioned)

February 2014 – ‘Will the Defamation Act 2013 make a real difference in the Internet age? Keynote speech at the Annual Law Society Conference, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk.
January 2010 – ‘Crime and the Media in the UK’. Keynote speech at Panteion University, Athens.
January 2008 – ‘Trial by Media: teaching ‘contempt of court’ to non-lawyers’. Annual ‘Learning in Law Conference’, 3 January 2008, University of Warwick.
November 2007 – ‘Britain behind bars: lessons from abroad’. Keynes Forum, Day Conference on prison reform, 17 November 2007, Goodenough College, London. 
June 2007 – ‘Crime and the Media: what are the British laws on contempt?’ Winning paper at the World Journalism in Education Congress, 19 June 2007, Singapore.
April 2006 – ‘What works in correctional industries: meaningful work for prisoners.’ Prison Congress, Riga, Latvia, 20 April 2006.
February 2002 – ‘European aspects of prison labour and education’, Correctional Services of New South Wales Conference, Sydney, Australia, 30 January 2002.

ONLINE PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA PRESENTATIONS 
6 May 2011 Ursula Smartt’s book launch at the Frontline Club, London: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEwwmrutZks
5 Aug 2009 Expert’s view on assisted suicide ruling. BBC New Online update: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8185253.stm
5 Aug 2009 Analysis: Assisted suicide ruling House of Lords. BBC News Online. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7698636.stm
1 Aug 2001 ‘Woman’s hour’ BBC Radio 4: therapeutic prison communities: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/2001_31_wed_03.shtml