Carmen Draghici is Senior Lecturer, LLB Deputy Director and Admissions Tutor at City University London’s Law School. She holds a Ph.D. from Sapienza University of Rome (2007) and specialises in Human Rights and Family Law. Her research interests include the interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights, international accountability for human-rights violations, civil liberties in the war on terror, and freedom of expression. She was formerly a Leverhulme Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict, University of East London (2008) and a Visiting Research Scholar at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (2012). At Harvard, she will work on a book concerning the legitimacy of family rights proliferation in the Strasbourg Court’s case-law.