Jonathan Crowe is a Professor of Law at Bond University. Jonathanâ€™s research examines the relationship between law and ethics at both theoretical and applied levels. He has published widely on the nature of legal obligation and the role of ethics in legal reasoning, engaging particularly with the natural law and existentialist traditions. He has also published research on ethical and doctrinal issues in a range of fields of law, including constitutional law, international humanitarian law, criminal law, family law, corporations law and alternative dispute resolution.
Jonathan is the author of several books and more than fifty book chapters and journal articles. His work has appeared in leading international and Australian journals, including Modern Law Review, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Law and Critique, Melbourne University Law Review, Sydney Law Review, Federal Law Review and Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy. His books include Legal Theory (2nd ed, Thomson Reuters, 2013), Australian Constitutional Law: Foundations and Theory (3rd ed, Oxford University Press, 2012) and Principles of International Humanitarian Law (Edward Elgar, 2013). He is currently completing a book on the natural law tradition in ethics and jurisprudence.
Jonathan is the current President of the Australian Society of Legal Philosophy and joint Convenor of the Australian Dispute Resolution Research Network.