Patrick Butchard

Lecturer in Law

Department of Law and Criminology

Edge Hill University

Public International Law, Conflict and Security Law, Law of the United Nations, International Peace and Security, International Law and the Use of Force

Patrick is a Lecturer in Law at Edge Hill University, researching the use of force and coercive measures specifically in the context of when the UN Security Council fails to act. Previously, Patrick studied his LLB, LLM, and PhD at the University of Liverpool. Patrick's research focusses on the international community’s "Responsibility to Protect" their populations from genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and ethnic cleansing. In particular, his recent project investigates whether there is room for this responsibility to continue beyond the paralysis or inaction of the United Namore...


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