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jsb48@cam.ac.uk

Faculty Contact Details

Room: S10

Tel: (01223-3)30074

Fax: (01223-3)30055

M.A. (Cantab.), DPhil (Oxon), QC (hon.), FBA, FRSA
Professor of Law; Director of the Centre for Public Law; Erasmus Co-ordinator

Interests

Comparative Law, Jurisprudence (especially legal reasoning), Public Law, European Law (especially legal unification and judicial creativity). Current research project on European Legal Development.

CV / Biography

Professor of Law (1973) since 2001 previously Professor of Law, University of Leeds (1989-2001) and Fellow and Tutor in Law, Wadham College, Oxford (1979-1989). Chair of the Council of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences from 2005 to 2009

Publications

 

Books

"European Legal Development. The Case of Tort" (Cambridge University Press)

Editor's Name:
9781107021778
Co-Author/s:
David Ibbetson
Published:
Oct 2012
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
110747562

"Principles of French Law" (OUP)

Co-Author/s:
S. Boyron and S. Whittaker
Published:
Mar 2008
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-954138-6

"Judiciaries within Europe" (Cambridge University Press)

Published:
Aug 2006
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
0521860725
ISBN 13:
9780521860727

"French Legal Cultures" (Cambridge University Press)

Published:
Jun 2001
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
0521606128
ISBN 13:
9780521606127

"French Administrative Law" (OUP) 5th Edition

Co-Author/s:
L.N.Brown
Published:
Jun 1998
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-876513-4

Book Chapters

"‘The importance of institutions’" in Murice Adams and Dirk Heirbaut, The Method and Culture of Comparative Law (Hart) (Ed), pp. 207-219

Publisher:
Hart
Pages:
207-219
Published Date:
May 2014
Co-Author/s:
Murice Adams and Dirk Heirbaut