We have four vibrant Research Centres within the law school producing cutting-edge legal research and hosting a range of speaker events and workshops.
- Dr Steve Bero, 'Holding Responsible and Taking Responsibility' (2020) Law and Philosophy.
- Dr Ken Ehrenberg, 'Medical complicity and the legitimacy of practical authority' (2020) Ethics, Medicine and Public Health 12.
- Prof Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco, 'Tracing Finnis’s criticism of Hart’s Internal Point of View: Instability and the ‘Point’ of Human Action in Law'. In: Cambridge Companion to Legal Positivism (Editors Patricia Mindus and Torben Spaak), Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.
- Dr Ira Lindsay, (2019) Benefits Theories of Tax Fairness In: Studies in the History of Tax Law. Hart Publishing, Oxford, United Kingdom, pp. 93-122.
- Dr Marie Newhouse, (2019). 'The Legislative Authority' 24(4) Kantian Review
- Dr Marie Newhouse and Howard Williams (eds) (2019). 'Special Issue on Kant and Law' 24(4) Kantian Review
- Dr Marie Newhouse, (2019). 'Juridical Law as a Categorical Imperative' in Ruhi Demiray & Alice Pinheiro Walla (eds), Reason, Rights and Law: New Essays on Kantian Philosophy (Cardiff: University of Wales Press), pp. 105-125.
- Dr Alex Sarch, Criminally Ignorant (Oxford University Press 2019).
- Marton Ribary, “Rabbinic literature and Roman-Byzantine legal compilations,” in The Routledge Handbook of Jews and Judaism in Late Antiquity. Edited by Catherine Hézser. (London: Routledge, 2021) (Contrary to common scholarly assumption, the relationship of Rabbinic literature and Roman-Byzantine legal compilations is best characterised by indifference. The chapter argues that comparative study is more likely to produce insights about their structural and conceptual characteristics rather than their history.)
- Prof. Rosalind Malcolm, Dr Noreen O'Meara et al (2019), Recycle, Reuse, Renew: Food packaging pledges and promises in the fight against plastic pollution.
- Dr Melissa Hamilton, 'The Biased Algorithm' (2019) 56 (4) American Criminal Law Review
- Prof. Rosalind Malcolm, 'Life Cycle Thinking as a Legal Tool: A Codex Rerum' (2019) 15 Law, Environment and Development Journal 1-17
- Dr Melissa Hamilton, ‘Debating Algorithmic Fairness’ (2019) 52 (4) UC Davis Law Review Online, 261
- Mikolaj Barczentewicz, 'I Am Not Your (Founding) Father' in Richard Albert, Nishchal Basnyat, Menaka Guruswamy (eds), Founding Moments in Constitutionalism (Hart Publishing 2019, forthcoming).
- Prof. Ryan Abbott and Dr Alex Sarch, ‘Punishing Artificial Intelligence: Legal Fiction or Science Fiction’ (2019) UC Davis Law Review, Forthcoming
- Dr Bo Wang, ‘A Normative Case for Abolishing the Doctrine of Extended Joint Criminal Enterprise’ (2019) 83 (2) The Journal of Criminal Law, 144.
- Dr Ambrose Lee, Arguing Against the Expressive Function of Punishment: Is the Standard Account that Insufficient? (2019) Law and Philosophy
- Dr Steve Bero, 'The audience in shame' (2019) Philosophical Studies.
- Prof. Ryan Abbott, 'Everything Is Obvious' (2019) 66 UCLA Law Review 2. (Inventive machines pose existential threat to current patent norms and standards.)
- The Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy at the School of Law will collaborate on a Law-Language-Philosophy Research Network grant awarded by the Polish grant agency NAWA with the Jagiellonian Centre for Law, Language and Philosophy (at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow).
- Prof. Rosalind Malcolm is co-leading an environmental grant project in Uganda and Malawi awarded by the Global Challenges Research Fund.
- Dr Marton Ribary has been awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship within the School of Law for his research project on algorithmic modeling of ancient legal systems. More information here.