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UK Fellow, Law, elected in 1984

Professor William Cornish FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Law Emeritus, University of Cambridge, and Life Fellow, Magdalene College

Past Appointments

  • Professor of English Law, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1970 - 1990
  • Professor of Law Emeritus, University of Cambridge, and Life Fellow, Magdalene College, Magdalene College University of Cambridge, 2004
  • Professor of Law, then Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Cambridge, 1990

Publications

Oxford History of the Laws of England Vols XI-XIII 2010 1st

The jury 1968

Intellectual property: patents, copyright, trade marks and allied rights 1981

Law and society in England, 1750-1950 1989

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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