Marie Newhouse is a lecturer in law, philosophy, and public policy at the University of Surrey. Her research focuses on legal philosophy, especially Kantian accounts of legal obligation and the nature of criminal wrongdoing. She also does U.S. constitutional analysis related to executive power and the First Amendment. She holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Washington, a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law, and a Ph.D. in public policy from Harvard University. Dr. Newhouse has recently appeared on BBC News, BBC World News, and BBC Breakfast as a legal analyst in connection with the U.S. travel ban litigation.
Kantian legal philosophy, legal obligation, theories of criminalization
Director, Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy
UK Kant Society, North American Kant Society
Selected Media Appearances
BBC Breakfast, 8 February 2017 (discussing the 9th Circuit oral argument in the US litigation: Washington v Trump) Watch
BBC News, 10 February 2017 (discussing the 9th Circuit opinion in the US litigation: Washington v Trump)
BBC World News, 10 February 2017 (discussing the 9th Circuit opinion in the US litigation: Washington v Trump)