Dr Johanna Jacques, BA, LLB, MSc, PhD, FHEA
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Johanna’s research expertise is in legal theory with a particular focus on European philosophies of law and justice. Johanna joined Durham Law School in 2015 from the University of Warwick School of Law, having previously taught at the LSE and Birkbeck. She holds degrees from SOAS (BA in Arabic), Birkbeck (LLB) and the LSE (MSc in Law, Anthropology and Society; PhD in Law). She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Johanna’s research has ranged from the international law theory of Carl Schmitt to Emmanuel Levinas’s concept of the ‘there is.’ She has most recently published on property theory in the area of trusts law and is currently writing a book that critically examines the use of the ethics of alterity in theories of justice.
- Legal Theory
- Philosophy of law
- Political theory
- Property theory
Chapter in book
- Jacques, Johanna (2019). The Reproduction of Property through the Production of Personhood: The Family Trust and the Power of Things. In Critical Trusts Law: Reading Roger Cotterrell. Piska, Nick & Gibson, Haley Oxford: Counterpress.
- Jacques, Johanna (2016). Law, Decision, Necessity: Shifting the Burden of Responsibility. In The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt: Law, Politics, Theology. Arvidssen, M., Brännström, L. & Minkkinen, P. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 107-119.
- Jacques, Johanna (2019). Property and the Interests of Things: The Case of the Donative Trust. Law and Critique 30(2): 201-220.
- Jacques, Johanna (2017). Where Nothing Happened: The Experience of War Captivity and Levinas’s Concept of the ‘There Is’. Social and Legal Studies 26(2): 230-248.
- Jacques, Johanna (2015). From Nomos to Hegung: Sovereignty and the Laws of War in Schmitt's International Order. The Modern Law Review 78(3): 411-430.