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Kent Law School mourns the loss of Professor Peter Fitzpatrick
By aps42, 20 May 2020

Professor Fitzpatrick began teaching law at Kent in 1977 and taught here until 1996. He was appointed an Honorary Professor in 2005. He enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a legal academic, teaching at universities in Europe, North America and Papua New Guinea. He also worked in international legal practice, working for several years in the Office of the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea.

…his more recent work on Michel Foucault has opened a new way of understanding law in the work of Foucault.’

In addition to Foucault and Law with Ben Golder (eds) (Ashgate, 2010) and Foucault’s Law (Routledge, 2009) with Ben Golder, more recent books included Law as Resistance: Modernism, Imperalism, Legalism (Ashgate, 2008) and Critical Beings: Law, Nation and the Global Subject with Patricia Tuitt (eds) (Ashgate, 2003); Modernism and the Grounds of Law (Cambridge University Press, 2001).

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