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Room: Cripps Court, BB36

Tel: (01223) 335617

Fax: (01223) 335522

B.A., LL.B., (Stell), LL.M., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Cantab.)
Reader in Public Law and Comparative Historical Jurisprudence

Interests

Public law: especially from a theoretical or a historical and comparative perspective. Legal history: especially the development of public law.

Publications

 

Books

"A. V. Dicey, The Law of the Constitution, hbk." (Oxford University Press, 2013) (Ed)

Editor's Name:
978-0-19-968581-3
Published:
Oct 2013
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, 2013

"A. V. Dicey, Comparative Constitutionalism, hbk." (Oxford University Press, 2013) (Ed)

Published:
Oct 2013
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, 2013

"The English Historical Constitution: Continuity, Change and European Effects, Cambridge University Press, 2007, hbk. & pbk." (Cambridge University Press, 2007)

Published:
Oct 2007
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, 2007
ISBN:
0521702364
ISBN 13:
978-0-521-70236-2

"A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law, revised pbk. edition" (Oxford University Press, 2000)

Published:
Feb 2000
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, 2000
ISBN:
019829865X
ISBN 13:
978-0198298656

"A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law, hbk." (Oxford University Press, 1996)

Published:
Mar 1996
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, 1996
ISBN:
0198258771
ISBN 13:
978-0198258773

Articles

"History to Understand, and History to Reform, English Public Law" [2013] Cambridge Law Journal 526-557

Citation:
[2013] Cambridge Law Journal 526-557
Published:
Nov 2013

"Revising the Statutes" (2008) Queens' College Record 10-12

Citation:
(2008) Queens' College Record 10-12
Published:
Jul 2008

"History in the 'Law of the Constitution'" (2007) 28 Journal of Legal History 263-282

Citation:
(2007) 28 Journal of Legal History 263-282
Published:
Nov 2007

"Variation of View on English Legal Distinctions between Public and Private" [2007] Cambridge Law Journal 698-711

"The Procedural Reason for Judicial Restraint" a republication in P. Cane (ed.), Administrative Law, The International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory, 2nd Series, (Ashgate, 2002) 83-104

Citation:
a republication in P. Cane (ed.), Administrative Law, The International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory, 2nd Series, (Ashgate, 2002) 83-104
Published:
Jul 2002

"Cultural Divergence, the Separation of Powers and the Public-Private Divide" (1997) 9 European Review of Public Law 305-333

Citation:
(1997) 9 European Review of Public Law 305-333
Published:
Jul 1997

"The Procedural Reason for Judicial Restraint" [1994] Public Law 452-473

Citation:
[1994] Public Law 452-473
Published:
Jul 1994

"Fuller's Analysis of Polycentric Disputes" [1994] Cambridge Law Journal 367-383

Citation:
[1994] Cambridge Law Journal 367-383
Published:
Jun 1994

"In Search of Revolutionary Justice in South Africa" (1990) 18 International Journal of the Sociology of Law 409-428

Citation:
(1990) 18 International Journal of the Sociology of Law 409-428
Published:
Jul 1990

"De Linguae et Legis Auctoritate" [1985] Responsa Meridiana 1-7

Citation:
[1985] Responsa Meridiana 1-7
Published:
Jul 1985

Book Chapters

"An Introduction to the Historical Constitutionalism of the English Common Law" in D. Ehlers, H. Glaser and K. Prokati, Constitutionalism and Good Governance - Eastern and Western Perspectives (Nomos, 2014) (Ed), pp. 127-139

Publisher:
Nomos, 2014
Pages:
127-139
Published Date:
Feb 2014
Co-Author/s:
D. Ehlers, H. Glaser and K. Prokati

"The Spirits of the Constitution" in N. Bamforth and P. Leyland, Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution (Oxford University Press, 2013) (Ed), pp. 27-56

Publisher:
Oxford University Press, 2013
Pages:
27-56
Published Date:
Nov 2013
Co-Author/s:
N. Bamforth and P. Leyland

"Public Law: English Common Law" in Stanley N. Katz, Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Oxford University Press, 2009) (Ed), pp. 15-19

Publisher:
Oxford University Press, 2009
Pages:
15-19
Published Date:
Mar 2009
ISBN 13:
9780195134056
Co-Author/s:
Stanley N. Katz

"The Separation of Powers in the Modern Period in England: Constitutional Principle or Customary Practice?" in H. van Goethem, Gewoonte en Recht (2002) XVI Iuris Scripta Historica (Ed), pp. 89-106

Pages:
89-106
Published Date:
Jul 2002
Co-Author/s:
H. van Goethem

"The United Kingdom: Systems of Judicial Protection" in S. Spiliotopoulos, Towards Unified Judicial Protection of Citizens in Europe? (Esperia Publications, 2000) (Ed), pp. 765-772

Publisher:
Esperia Publications, 2000
Pages:
765-772
Published Date:
Jul 2000
Co-Author/s:
S. Spiliotopoulos

"Parliamentary Sovereignty, Europe and the Economy of the Common Law" in M. Andenas, Liber Amicorum in Honour of Lord Slynn of Hadley: Judicial Review in International Perspective (Kluwer, 2000) (Ed), pp. 177-194

Publisher:
Kluwer, 2000
Pages:
177-194
Published Date:
Jul 2000
ISBN 13:
978-9041113788
Co-Author/s:
M. Andenas

"Legal Culture in Fuller's Analysis of Adjudication" in W. van der Burg & W. Witteveen, Rediscovering Fuller: Essays on Implicit Law and Institutional Design (Amsterdam University Press, 1999) (Ed), pp. 346-363

Publisher:
Amsterdam University Press, 1999
Pages:
346-363
Published Date:
Jul 1999
ISBN 13:
978-9053563878
Co-Author/s:
W. van der Burg & W. Witteveen

"Transplantation and Cross-fertilisation" in J. Beatson & T. Tridimas, New Directions in European Public Law (Hart Publishing, 1998) (Ed), pp. 169-182

Publisher:
Hart Publishing, 1998
Pages:
169-182
Published Date:
Jul 1998
ISBN 13:
9781901362244
Co-Author/s:
J. Beatson & T. Tridimas

"Theoretical and Institutional Underpinnings of a Separate Administrative Law" in M Taggart, The Province of Administrative Law (Hart Publishing, 1997) (Ed), pp. 71-89

Publisher:
Hart Publishing, 1997
Pages:
71-89
Published Date:
Jul 1997
ISBN 13:
978-1901362015
Co-Author/s:
M Taggart

Book Reviews

Review of 'The Idea of Public Law' by Martin Loughlin (2005) 68 Modern Law Review 344-348

Review of 'An Historical Introduction to Western Constitutional Law' by R. C. van Caenegem (1997) 65 Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis 199-200