Bruce Kercher

Bruce Kercher

Bruce Kercher is Emeritus Professor of Law at Macquarie University. He has published a number of legal history books, including the companion to this volume (Castle and Kercher (eds), Dowling’s Select Cases, 1828 to 1844: Decisions of the Supreme Court of New South Wales (2005)).
He is particularly interested in the ways in which English law was adapted to the conditions of British colonies during the nineteenth century. He is President of the Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History.