Chris Ashford is Professor of Law and Society at Northumbria University, UK, where he is Director of Research at the Law School. He is Editor of The International Journal of Gender, Sexuality and Law and the award-winning journal, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, and is on the editorial board of Porn Studies. He is also Chair of the Association of Law Teachers. A queer theorist, he has published widely on legal education, as well as the law and sex(uality). Professor Alan Reed graduated in Law from Trinity College, Cambridge University, and was awarded the Herbert Smith Prize for Conflict of Laws and the Dr Lancey Prize. Cambridge University awarded him a full Holland Scholarship to facilitate study in the United States, and he obtained an LLM Masters of Law (Comparative Law) at the University of Virginia. After completion of the Law Society Finals Examinations, he spent three years in practice in London at Addleshaw Goddard, and also acted as a Tutor in Criminal Law at Trinity College, Cambridge. Since April 2012, he has acted as Associate Dean of Research and Innovation in the Faculty of Business and Law at Northumbria University, UK. For the last 10 years, he has been the editor of the Journal of Criminal Law. Dr Nicola Wake is Associate Professor of Law at Northumbria University, UK, and Risk and Vulnerability Coordinator for the Centre for Evidence and Criminal Justice Studies. Nicola’s research is comparative in nature, and focuses on vulnerable offenders within the criminal justice system, an area in which she has published both nationally and internationally. She jointly edits the Ashgate monograph series Substantive Issues in Criminal Law: Domestic and Comparative Perspectives, and is on the editorial board for the Journal of International and Comparative Law.