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Professor Keith Smith

Emeritus Professor

School of Law and Politics


Keith Smith has been a Professor of Law at Cardiff Law School, UK since 1996. He read law at the London School of Economics and was later awarded a DPhil by the University of Oxford. In 2010 he became Emeritus Professor at Cardiff Law School.

His principal publications are:

James Fitzjames Stephen: Portrait of a Victorian Rationalist (Cambridge, 1988);

A Modern Treatise on the Law of Criminal Complicity (Oxford, 1991);

Lawyers, Legislators and Theorists (Oxford, 1998);

The Oxford History of the Laws of England Victorian Volumes (Oxford, 2010);

Edited edition with Introduction and Commentary of Fitzjames Stephen's General View of the Criminal Law, 1863 (Oxford, 2014).