History and theory of international law from early modern statehood to modern international institutions; relations between sovereignty and property, and the fragmentation of international law in the twenty-first century
About this Fellow
English, European & American legal history; comparative law, with particular attention to modern German civil & criminal procedure; Anglo-American equity, trust, pension & employee benefit law.
- Sterling Professor of Law and Legal History, Yale Law School
The history of eighteenth and nineteenth century English law and lawyers, with a special focus on the relationship between doctrine, institutions and legal and political thought
The dynamics, effectiveness and legitimacy of public and private regulatory regimes at national, regional and global levels
The connections between constitutional law and international law forged through attempts to end violent conflict, with a focus on how these attempts affect constitution-making processes, peace agreements, and the development of international law itself