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UK Emeritus Fellow, Law, elected in 1995

Dame Rosalyn Higgins FBA

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About this Fellow


Current post

  • Retired Judge of the International Court of Justice

Past Appointments

  • Professor of International Law, University of Kent, 1978 - 1981
  • Professor of International Law, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1981 - 1995
  • Judge of the International Court of Justice,, Other Institutions, 1995 - 2010


The development of international law through the political organs of the United Nations 1963

United Nations peacekeeping (4 vols) 1969, 1970, 1980, 1981

Problems and process: international law and how we use it 1994

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The relationship between law, bioethics and the practice of medicine; the role of law in mediating controversy in matters of health and the uses of the human body; patients' rights and responsibilities: medico-legal history

Professor Jeremy Horder

The history and theory of criminal and regulatory liability in English law; liability for bribery, corruption and homicide

Professor Matthew Kramer

Political, moral, and legal philosophy: deontological ethics; justice; moral realism as a moral doctrine; legal positivism and legal objectivity; rights and freedom

Professor Tony Prosser

Public law relating to regulation, including government management of the economy; public service law; administrative law; law and social theory

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