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Professor Tony Honoré

Honorary Fellow since 2008
Honorary Fellow, New College, Oxford
My research interests lie in Roman legal history, especially that of the Roman jurists; Trust Law in South Africa and other civil law or mixed jurisdictions; legal philosophy, especially questions of responsibility; and comparative law.
Professor Tony Honoré
  • Background

    • Honorary Fellow, All Souls College (from 2008)
    • Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College (from 1989 to 2008)
    • Regius Professor of Civil Law, University of Oxford and Fellow of All Souls (from 1971 to 1989)
    • Fellow, New College, Oxford (from 1964 to 1970)
    • Fellow, The Queen’s College, Oxford (from 1949 to 1964)
    • Undergraduate and Postgraduate, New College (Rhodes Scholar, 1949), Oxford (from 1940 to 1949)
  • Research interests

    • Problems of responsibility that arise out of his work with H.L.A. Hart on Causation
    • Roman Law
    • Jurisprudence
  • Selected publications

    • Responsibility and Fault (Portland, OR: Hart Publishing, 1999).
    • Law in the Crisis of Empire (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998).
    • About Law: An Introduction (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995).
    • Ulpian (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982; 2nd edn, New York: Oxford University Press, 2002).
    • The Quest for Security: Employees, Tenants, Wives (London: Stevens, 1982).
    • Emperors and Lawyers (London: Duckworth, 1981; 2nd edn., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994).
    • (with J. Menner), Concordance to the Digest Jurists (Oxford: OMP, 1980).
    • Sex Law (London: Duckworth, 1978).
    • Tribonian (London: Duckworth, 1978).
    • The South African Law of Trusts (Cape Town: Juta, 1965; 5th edn. 2002).
    • Gaius (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1962).
    • (with H.L.A. Hart), Causation in the Law (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959; 2nd edn. 1985).