People Archive

LAPA Fellow

David Sugarman

Former Fellow, 2003-2004
Lancaster University, England

Lancaster University, Lancaster, ENGLAND LA1 4YW
d.sugarman@lancaster.ac.uk
phone: +44 (0) 1524 592474; fax: 01524 848137
Website

While at LAPA
David Sugarman is Professor of Law at the Law School of Lancaster University, England and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He holds a law degree from Hull University and completed graduate work in law at Cambridge University and Harvard Law School. His publications address law in history, the legal profession, law and globalization, corporate governance, legal education and human rights. They include 10 books (sole authored books, edited and co-edited books and special issues of law reviews) and over 60 articles and essays. Recent publications include "The Pinochet Case (in The Modern Law Review) and "From Unimaginable to Possible: Spain, Pinochet and the Judicialization of Power" (in Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies). At Princeton, he will work on the effort since 1973 to bring Augusto Pinochet to justice in Chile, Argentina, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Britain and the USA, and its implications.

Life after LAPA: 
Since his time at LAPA, David Sugarman has written an appraisal in The Guardian, February 29, 2008, of the life and work of the Chilean activist, journalist and author, Patricia Verdugo, who risked her life investigating, and promoting public awareness of, the human rights crimes of the Pinochet regime.
Publications: 
"Hart Interviewed: H.L.A. Hart in Conversation with David Sugarman," Journal of Law and Society (32)2:267-293 (2005).

"John O'Leary. Working towards justice for Pinochet's victims," The Guardian (London) 20 May p. 29 (2005).

"Will Pinochet ever answer to the people of Chile?" The Times 14 September (Law Section) p.10 (2004).

"Images of Law: Legal Buildings, Englishness and the Reproduction of Power," Reiner Schulze (ed.) Rechtssymbolik und Wertevermittlungpp. 167-200 (Berlin: Duncker and Humblot, 2004)