Dr Thomas Webb


Research Overview

Tom is interested in administrative justice in the tribunals system, particularly as regards immigration and mental health tribunals, and Associate Manager Panels.

Tom is also conducting research into public law, particularly the theory of constitutionalism, and the use of complexity theory (a systems theory) as a critical device in law. In addition to this Dr Webb has also written on the theory of autopoiesis.

Selected Publications Show all 24 publications

Uninformed Reform: The Attempt to Abolish the Hospital Managers' Section 23 Discharge Power Under the Mental Health Act 1983
Webb, T.E. 1/02/2019 In: Medical Law Review. 27, 1, p. 79–107. 29 p.
Journal article

Asylum and Complexity: The Vulnerable Identity of Law as a Complex System
Webb, T.E. 30/07/2018 In: Complexity Theory and Law. London : Routledge p. 66-88. 23 p. ISBN: 9780415786096. Electronic ISBN: 9781315158976.

Vulnerable bodies, vulnerable systems
Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, A., Webb, T. 12/2015 In: International Journal of Law in Context. 11, 4, p. 444-461. 18 p.
Journal article

Essential Cases: Public Law
Webb, T.E. 2/10/2017 Oxford : Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780191842832. Electronic ISBN: 9780191842832.