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UK Fellow, Law, elected in 1997

Professor William Twining FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Quain Professor of Jurisprudence Emeritus, University College London

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Jurisprudence, Queen's University Belfast, 1966 - 1972
  • Professor of Law, University of Warwick, 1972 - 1982
  • Quain Professor of Jurisprudence then Research Professor of Law, University College London, 1983
  • Quain Professor of Jurisprudence Emeritus, University College London, University College London, 2004


General Jurisprudence 2009

Karl Llewellyn and the realist movement 1973

Rethinking evidence 1994

Globalisation and legal theory 2000

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