Martin WasikProfessor Martin Wasik, Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Law, has been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year Honours List.
Professor Wasik, who was Chairman of the Sentencing Advisory Panel, was awarded the CBE for services to the Criminal Justice System.
He stepped down as Chairman of the Panel in June last year and Lord Phillips, Chairman of the Sentencing Guidelines Council, said: "Professor Wasik has led the Sentencing Advisory Panel with distinction from its creation and his departure will be a great loss to the Panel and the Council."
Professor Wasik's main research and teaching interests are in criminal law (including IT-related crime), criminal evidence and process, and sentencing policy and practice. He sits part-time as a Recorder in Crown Courts on the Midland Circuit.
He was Chairman of the Sentencing Advisory Panel, which works together with the Sentencing Guidelines Council to produce guidelines for sentencing in the criminal courts, from 1999.
He is a regular speaker at conferences for practitioners, including those organised by the Judicial Studies Board, has undertaken consultancy work for the Law Commission and the JSB, and was formerly a British Academy / Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow.
Professor Wasik teaches criminal law, criminal justice, sentencing and evidence.
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