Josie Kemeys

Blonde-haired woman with glasses, wearing a scarf

Lecturer in Law

School of Law

Contact Details

tel: 01905 543020

Josie is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Worcester. Alongside her current teaching across the LLB courses, Josie is completing her Doctorate in Public law at the University of Sheffield.

Josie’s doctoral research relates to the challenges of analysing judicial power in the United Kingdom constitution. Entitled ‘Changing patterns of judicial power: developing current analysis’, the research presents an approach to analysis which leads to a more sophisticated understanding of the changing nature of that power.

Josie has received nominations for her teaching through the University’s Student Union Students’ Choice Awards:

  • Outstanding Lecturer in 2017/18 
  • Module Excellence (Media Law) in 2018/19


  • PhD candidate (Public law)
  • Master’s in Jurisprudence (Public law)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Skills (Distinction)
  • LLB Law (Hons)


Teaching & Research


  • Public law
  • Criminal law
  • Media law
  • European Union law
  • Human Rights law


  • Judicial power
  • The judiciary
  • Political science
  • Institutions
  • Constitutional theory
  • Media law 

Membership of Professional Bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Member of the Society of Legal Scholars

Publications and Research Activity

Books and editions 

Josie Kemeys, Law Express, Question and Answer: Criminal Law (5th edn, Pearson Education, 2019)

Conference papers

Josie Kemeys, ‘Judicial Power in the United Kingdom – a different approach to analysis’ (Postgraduate), University of Sheffield, May 2019

Research seminars 

Josie Kemeys, ‘Judicial Power and the Changing Constitutional Environment in the United Kingdom’ Research Seminar Series, University of Worcester, November 2017


  • LLB Third Year Tutor
  • Module leader Media Law
  • Module leader European Union law
  • UWIC Liaison Tutor – School of Humanities
  • Member of the University of Worcester’s TEL Knowledge Exchange