Edinburgh Law School is to confer an honorary doctorate upon Martin Loughlin, Professor of Public Law at London School of Economics.
Professor Loughlin will be awarded the Doctor of Laws at the Law School’s graduation ceremony on 2nd July at the Usher Hall, which will also see LLB and postgraduate students graduate.
A seminar celebrating the work of Professor Martin Loughlin will also be held at the Law School between 3pm and 6.30pm.
A renowned expert on public law and constitutional theory, Professor Loughlin has previously held a wide range of academic posts including John Millar Chair of Public Law at the University of Glasgow and Professor of Law at the University of Manchester.
He held a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship and has been a Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu, Berlin.
Between 2012 and 2013 he held a Law & Public Affairs Fellowship at Princeton University and is a Fellow of the British Academy.
He has authored many books including The British Constitution: A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2013) and Foundations of Public Law (OUP, 2010).