James Allan

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James Allan is Garrick Professor of Law at the University of Queensland. He is also listed as a speaker for the neoliberal Samuel Griffith Society.

"James Allan is a native born Canadian who has practised law at a large firm in Toronto and at the bar in London. He has taught in Hong Kong, Sydney and, for the past decade, in Dunedin, New Zealand at the University of Otago. He has had sabbaticals at Cornell Law School and at Dalhousie Law School, the latter as the Bertha Wilson Visiting Professor in Human Rights. His primary areas of research interest are legal philosophy, constitutional law and bills of rights scepticism. He has written two monographs, Sympathy and Antipathy: Essays Legal and Philosophical (Ashgate, 2002) and A Sceptical Theory of Morality and Law (Peter Lang, 1998). He has had published over 60 articles and book chapters. He is delighted to have moved to a country without a bill of rights (the ACT one being too insignificant really to count)." [1]

He is a member of the Hume Society; ASLP; IVR; and Skeptics.


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