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Publications and media



  • ‘Zoologian Jurisprudence’, In: International Journal for the Semiotics of Law 24(3), (2011) pp. 291-306. ISSN 0952-8059..
  • ‘Sovereignty and divinity in the Vedic tradition: Mitra-Varuna, Prajapati and Rta’. Divus Thomas 115 (2), (2012) pp. 382-481. ISSN 0012-4257.
  • 'Law and Animalities', Law and Humanities 3/1 (2009), 69-85.
  • 'Watermarks', Parallax, 14/4 (2008), 101-113
  • ‘Law and the Evidential Image’, Law, Culture and the Humanities 4:2 (2008), pp. 139-155
  • ‘The Sublime Codes of Manu: Law and Eighteenth Century Orientalism’, German Law Journal, A Special Issue on India, 9/3 (2008), 285-308.
  • 'The Character of the Oriental Despot in Classical Jurisprudence', Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly Vol.58, No.2 (2007), 229-243.
  • 'Utilitarianism and the Painful Orient', Social and Legal Studies Vol.16, No.4 (2007), 573-590.
  • 'The Jurisprudence of Classical Orientalism', Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 2007
  • 'The Jurisprudence of Travel Literature: Despotism, Excess and the Common Law', Journal of Law and Society, Vol.31, No.1 (2004), 87-112.
  • 'Folk Understanding: In the Shadow of the Common Law' (review article of Anne Griffith's In the Shadow of Marriage: Gender and Justice in an African Community) in 9(3) Social and Legal Studies (2000).
  • 'Edifice Lex: The Logic and Function of Ornament in Court Buildings' 1 Journal of Social Change and Critical Inquiry 1 (November 1999)
  • 'Legal Science, Scientific Rationality, and Aesthetics' in Austin Sarat and Patrick Ewick (eds), Vol 19 (1999) Studies in Law, Politics and Societies
  • 'The return of the Evidencer's Eye: Rhetoric and Visual Technology in the Laws of Evidence' 2 Griffith Law Review vol. 8 n.1,(1999)
  • 'Literature within the Law' (review Article of Ian Ward's Law and Literature) New Formations (special issue on Legal Fictions) 32 (1997), pp. 183-186
  • 'On the Question of Dissemblance in Medieval Political Theology' VII Law and Critique 1 (1996)
  • 'The Spectacular and Legal Forms of Legal Justice' 19 Art History, 3 (1996), pp. 448-453

Chapters in edited collections

  • 'Witness demeanour as real evidence: mechanistic philosophy of bodies without minds' In: Otomo, Y. and Mussawir, E. (eds.) Law and the Question of the Animal: A Critical Jurisprudence. Law, Justice and Ecology. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, (2013) pp. 35-54. ISBN 9780415683500.
  • (Animals and the future salvation of the world. In: Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, A. (ed.) Law and Ecology: New Environmental Foundations. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. 2011) ISBN 9780415587136.
  • 'Jurisdiction and the Colonization of Sublime Enjoyment', in Shaun McVeigh (ed) Jurisprudence of Jurisdiction (Routeledge-Cavendish) (2006), 238-255.
  • 'The Function of the Ornament in Quintilian, Alberti and Court Architecture' in Douzinas and Nead (eds.) Law and the Image: The Authority of Art and the Aesthetics of Law Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999
  • 'Konigs-Christologie und Synthronos Dike: Inkorporation, Assoziation, Unahnlichkeit,' in Wolfgang Ernst and Cornelia Vismann (eds.) Gesschichtskorper: Zur Aktualitat von Ernst H. Kantorwicz, Berlin: Wilhelm Fink Verlag: 1998, pp. 145-159
  • 'Words with the Shaman: On the Sacrifice in Criminal Evidence' in Peter Rush, Shaun McVeigh and Alison Young (eds.) Criminal Legal Doctrine Dartmouth, 1997, pp. 104-126
  • 'Acoustic Justice' in Lionel Bentley and Leo Flynn (eds.) Law and the Senses: Sensational Jurisprudence, Pluto Press, 1996, pp. 123-136

Conferences, workshops, panels organised

  • 'Acoustic Justice', Gender and Testimonial culture, Lancaster University (April 1999)
  • 'Hybrid Fantasies, or How to Rule without Excessive Enjoyment', Critical Legal Conference, Birkbeck College, University of London (September 1999)
  • 'Colonial Legality and Postcolonial Legality', Law and Culture Seminar Series, Birkbeck College (24th November 1999)
  • 'The Jusrisdiction of the Lotus-Eaters,' conference on Jurisdictions, Griffith University, March 2002
  • 'The Doctrine of Utilitarian Pleasures,' Staff Seminar, Faculty of Law, Griffith University, March 2002
  • 'Anglicist Pleasures in the Orient', Studies in nineteenth century law and literature, University of London, October 2002

Other associations and work

Research visits

  • Research Fellow, Faculty of Law, Griffith University, Australia, March - April 2000