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Room: Cripps Court, BB36

Tel: (01223) 335617

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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

"The Westminster Parliament's Formal Sovereignty in Britain and Europe from a Historical Perspective" (2017) 34/II Giornale di Storia Costituzionale 57-71

Citation:
(2017) 34/II Giornale di Storia Costituzionale 57-71
Published:
Jul 2018

"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

"Minimising Magna Carta and Modernising Exposition of the Rule of Law in the English Historical Constitution" in C. May and A. Winchester, Handbook on the Rule of Law (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018), pp. 149-166

Publisher:
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018
Pages:
149-166
Published Date:
Jul 2018
Co-Author/s:
C. May and A. Winchester

"Turning the Rule of Law into an English Constitutional Idea" in C. May and A. Winchester, Handbook on the Rule of Law (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018), pp. 167-183

Publisher:
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018
Pages:
167-183
Published Date:
Jul 2018
Co-Author/s:
C. May and A. Winchester

"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), 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), 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), 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, 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), 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), 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), 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), 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), 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