Adam Webster

Departmental Lecturer in Law and Public Policy

Dr Adam Webster is a Departmental Lecturer in Law and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government. Adam has a particular interest in how public law affects and shapes contemporary legal problems.

Prior to joining the Blavatnik School, Adam was a lecturer at the Law School at the University of Adelaide, Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Laws and PhD in Law from the same institution. As part of his PhD, Adam was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and completed a component of his doctoral research at the University of Colorado and the University of Arizona.

I teach in the Core V: Law and Public Policy module in Hilary Term. This module offers an introduction to law and its function in public policy. 

G Appleby and A Webster, ‘Executive Power Under the Constitution: A Presidential and Parliamentary System Compared’ (2016) 87 University of Colorado Law Review 1129

A Webster, ‘Sharing Water From Transboundary Rivers: Limits on State Power' (2016) 44 Federal Law Review 25

P Burdon, G Drew, M Stubbs, A Webster and M Barber, 'Decolonising Indigenous Water "Rights": Flow, Difference and the Limits of Law' in T Neale and S Turner, Other People’s Country: Law, Water and Entitlement in Settler Colonial Studies (Routledge, 2016)

G Appleby and A Webster, ‘Cycling and the Law’ (2016) 39(1) University of New South Wales Law Journal 129

A Webster, ‘Sharing Water from Transboundary Rivers in Australia - An Interstate Common Law?’ (2015) 39 Melbourne University Law Review 263

P Burdon, G Drew, M Stubbs, A Webster and M Barber, 'Decolonising Indigenous Water "Rights": Flow, Difference and the Limits of Law' (2015) 5 Settler Colonial Studies 334

G Appleby and A Webster, ‘Parliament’s Role in Constitutional Interpretation’ (2013) 37 Melbourne University Law Review 255

A Webster and JM Williams, ‘Can the High Court Save the Murray River?’ (2012) 29 Environment and Planning Law Journal 281

A Webster, ‘Expanding the Role of Victims and the Community in Sentencing’ (2011) 35 Criminal Law Journal 21

JM Williams and A Webster, ‘Section 100 and State Water Rights’ (2010) 21 Public Law Review 267

A Webster, ‘Horncastle v R: Statements from Witnesses Absent at Trial’ (2009) 13 The International Journal of Evidence & Proof 324

A Webster, ‘Recklessness: Awareness, Indifference or Belief?’ (2007) 31 Criminal Law Journal 272

Room 3.32
Blavatnik School of Government
University of Oxford
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road
Oxford OX2 6GG
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1865 614 382
Email: adam.webster@bsg.ox.ac.uk
Twitter: @DrAdamWebster