Dr Ben Warwick is a Lecturer in Law at Birmingham Law School. His research explores how resource constraints affect human rights (and especially socio-economic rights). He is interested in the ways that laws and the institutions that enforce them change under such pressures. His research is frequently used by governmental and non-governmental bodies nationally and internationally, and has been prominently reported in national print and news media. Ben is on the European Parliament’s list of legal experts, is Co-Coordinator of the Law and Society Association’s Economic and Social Rights network, and a member of the Queen Mary Human Rights Law Review’s Review Board.