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Konatsu Nishigai is a PhD candidate in Law at the University of Cambridge (Corpus Christi College). Her research focuses on conceptions of the rule of law in the works of AV Dicey in relation to John Austin and Jeremy Bentham’s thought, and aims to develop an analytical framework for understanding the common law version of the rule of law. Konatsu has academic interests in jurisprudence, political theory, legal history, UK and Comparative Constitutional Law and UK administrative law. Before coming to Cambridge, Konatsu held appointments as Associate Professor of Constitutional Law in the Faculty of Law at Tokyo Metropolitan University (2013-2018), where she taught Constitutional Law, Information Law and Municipal Law, and as Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law in the Faculty of Law at the University of Tokyo (2010-2013). Konatsu received a JD (magna cum laude) from the University of Tokyo Law School as well as an LLB from Keio University.