Professor Alison L Young | University of Oxford

Professor Alison L Young

Professor of Public Law; Fellow of Hertford College


Professor Young researches applied constitutional theory, public law and human rights law. She has recently written on the appeal to the UK Supreme Court about whether the government has the right to trigger Article 50 to begin the process of the UK's exit from the European Union without involving Parliament. 


  • Constitutional law
  • Administrative law
  • Human rights law in the UK and Europe

Media experience

Professor Young has considerable experience of working with the media, including live interviews on BBC News and BBC Radio 4's Today programme, and for a number of print and online outlets.