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Dr Noam Gur, LLB (summa cum laude) (Jerusalem), BCL (Distinction), MPhil (Distinction), DPhil (Oxford)

Lecturer in Law

Email: n.gur@qmul.ac.uk
Room Number: Department of Law

Profile

Noam Gur is a Lecturer in Law at Queen Mary University of London. Before joining Queen Mary, he was Shaw Foundation Fellow at Lincoln College, University of Oxford. He read Law as a postgraduate at the University of Oxford and as an undergraduate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Dr Gur’s main areas of research are jurisprudence and legal theory. His other research interests include political theory, tort law and medical malpractice. He teaches jurisprudence and tort law.

Research

Dr Gur’s primary research areas are jurisprudence and legal theory. His other research interests include political theory, tort law and medical malpractice. His current research in jurisprudence focuses on the interface between law and practical reason (the topic of a monograph he is presently writing). Another topic he is currently researching is the role of policy arguments in judicial reasoning, particularly in the context of tort adjudication.

Publications

Gur N., ‘Private Law Adjudication as an Arena of Struggle Between Principle and Policy’, New Private Law (Harvard’s blog on the foundations of private law) 19 Aug 2015

Gur, N., ‘Wrongful Life Claims and Negligent Selection of Gametes or Embryos in Infertility Treatments: A Quest for Coherence’ (2014) 22 Journal of Law and Medicine 426-441

Gur, N., 'Form and Value in Law' (2014) 5(1) Jurisprudence: An International Journal of Legal and Political Thought 85-95

Gur, N., 'Actions, Attitudes, and the Obligation to Obey the Law' (2013) 21(3) Journal of Political Philosophy 326-346

Gur, N., 'Normative Weighing and Legal Guidance of Conduct' (2012) 25(2) Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 359-391

Gur, N., 'Are Legal Rules Content-Independent Reasons?' (2011) 5 Problema 175-210

Gur, N., 'Legal Directives in the Realm of Practical Reason: A Challenge to the Pre-emption Thesis' (2007) 52 American Journal of Jurisprudence 159-228

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