Law in Action
Keith Hawkins (LL.B Birm., Dipl Criminol., MA, PhD Cantab.)
Keith Hawkins is Professor Emeritus of Law and Society at Oxford University, Fellow Emeritus of Oriel College, Oxford, and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Risk and Regulation at the London School of Economics. His research is concerned with the sociology of legal processes, and specifically with legal decision-making.
His work has mostly been conducted in areas of criminal justice and in governmental regulation, especially in environmental protection and occupational health and safety.
Sociology of Law, Legal Processes, Government Regulation (in particular, decision-making and the use of discretion)