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Dr Joan Mahoney A.B., A.M., University of Chicago; J.D., Wayne State University; Ph.D., Cambridge University

Lecturer in Law

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I have been teaching constitutional law in the US and the UK since 1980. I taught at several different law schools in the US, and served as Dean at two of them.  I have been teaching at Southampton University since 2015

Research interests

My research interests include constitutional law, legal history, and constitutional issues of bioethics.

Research Projects:

I have recently published a co-authored book on the Cold War: Ewing, Mahoney, and Moretta, ”MI5, the Cold War, and the Rule of Law”(OUP, 2020).


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Book Chapter

  • Mahoney, J. (2014). 1066 and all that. In R. M. Jarvis (Ed.), Teaching Legal History: Comparative Perspectives (JCL Studies in Comparative Law). Wildy, Simmonds & Hill.
Dr Joan Mahoney
Southampton Law School, Building 4 University of Southampton Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ UK

Room Number NNN: 4/4027

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