Amy McEwan-Strand


Research Assistant at Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism

Amy McEwan-Strand is a research assistant at the Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism. She holds an LLM in Human Rights, as well as LLB in Scots Law and BSc in Economics. Amy’s field of expertise include human rights, freedom of expression, the European Court of Human Rights and children’s rights.

Before joining the centre, Amy was a Litigation Fellow with the Open Society Justice Initiative, a human rights’ NGO based in London. Here she worked on using litigation as a tool for promoting human rights, and worked on a case before the CJEU. She has also worked for the University of Bergen’s finance department. During her studies, she volunteered for the Scottish Child Law Centre, and worked as an intern for Article 19.


Discretion and the Child’s Best Interest in Child Protection

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