Neil Duxbury

  • Professor of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science

Neil Duxbury is professor of English law at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of Patterns of American Jurisprudence (Oxford UP, 1995), Random Justice (Oxford UP, 1999), Jurists and Judges (Hart, 2001), Frederick Pollock and the English Juristic Tradition (Oxford UP, 2004), The Nature and Authority of Precedent (Cambridge UP, 2008), Elements of Legislation (Cambridge UP, 2013), and Lord Kilmuir (Bloomsbury, 2015).

He has published articles in various North American law journals, including the Virginia Law Review, the American Journal of Jurisprudence, the Notre Dame Law Review and the University of Toronto Law Journal.  He was elected as a Fellow of the British Academy in 2010. 

Duxbury will teach the short course, Legal Theory in Europe and the USA, at the Law School in the Spring 2019 semester.

Full Bio and Publications


  • Ph.D.
    London School of Economics
  • LL.B.
    University of Hull Law School

Current Courses

All Courses

Conceptualizing Law: A Comparative Analysis

Modern American Legal Thought: A Historical Introduction