The historical development of the civil law and its influence on the common law; the reappraisal of modern private law through the use of comparative and historical methods
About this Fellow
Medieval legal history; medieval historical writing; nineteenth-century scholarship on legal history, especially the work of F W Maitland
- Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Legal History, University of St Andrews
Early Greek poetry, Greek drama, oratory & historiography of the classical period, ancient Greek law.
Legal & political theory, both historical & modern, including theories of human rights, the rule of law, property, historic injustice, cosmopolitanism, democracy & unconditional structure, as well as torture & other security issues.
Public law: constitutional & administrative law, constitutional theory, legal & political thought.