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Understanding the Nature of Law: A Case for Constructive Conceptual Explanation (Edward Elgar, 2015).

Co-authored Books

(with K. Culver)  The Unsteady State: General Jurisprudence for Dynamic Social Phenomena (Cambridge University Press, 2017). [paperback edition published in 2018]

(with K. Culver) Legality's Borders: An Essay in General Jurisprudence (Oxford University Press, 2010).

Co-edited Textbooks

(with J. Bickenbach and K. Culver) Canadian Cases in the Philosophy of Law, 5th edn (Broadview, 2018).

(with K. Culver) Readings in the Philosophy of Law, 3rd edn (Broadview, 2017).

Co-edited Volumes

(with M. Del Mar and W. Waluchow) The Methodology of Legal Theory (Ashgate, 2010).

(with M. Del Mar) Legal Theory and the Social Sciences (Ashgate, 2010).

(with M. Del Mar and W. Twining) Legal Theory and the Legal Academy (Ashgate, 2010).

Book Chapters

'Sources and the Systematicity of International Law: A Philosophical Perspective', in S. Besson and J. D'Aspremont (eds) The Oxford Handbook of the Sources of International Law (Oxford University Press, 2017) 583-603.

(with K. Culver) 'Claims to Authority, Legal Systems, and Dynamic Social Phenomena', in R. Cotterrell and M. Del Mar, eds., Authority in Transnational Legal Theory (Edward Elgar, 2016) 49-74.

'Imperialism and Importance in Dworkin's Jurisprudence', in S. Sciaraffa and W. Waluchow, eds., The Legacy of Ronald Dworkin (Oxford University Press, 2016) 225-243.

'Hart and Kelsen on International Law', in L. Green and B. Leiter, eds., Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Law: Volume 2 (Oxford University Press, 2013) 148-174.

(with K. Culver) 'Making Old Questions New: Legality, Legal System, and State', in W. Waluchow and S. Sciaraffa, eds., Philosophical Foundations of the Nature of Law (Oxford University Press, 2013) 279-300.

(with K. Culver) 'Not a System but an Order: Explaining the Legality of the European Union', in J. Dickson and P. Eleftheriadis, eds., Philosophical Foundations of European Union Law (Oxford University Press, 2012) 54-76.

(with M. Schaeffer) 'Universal Jurisdiction and the Duty to Govern', in F. Tanguay-Renaud and J. Stribopoulos, eds., Rethinking Criminal Law Theory (Hart Publishing, 2012) 233-248.

'Analytical Jurisprudence and Contingency', in M. Del Mar, ed., New Waves in Philosophy of Law (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) 58-76.

Journal Articles

'Conceptual Analysis, Legal Pluralism, and EU Law', Transnational Legal Theory, vol. 6 (2015): 586-607.

'Global Legal Pluralism: What's Law Got To Do With It?', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 34 (2014), 589-608.

(with K. Culver) 'Complementing Comparison: Renewing Analytical Legal Theory to Meet the Explanatory Challenge of Globalisation', Transnational Legal Theory, vol. 4 (2013): 700-713.

'Conceptual Analysis and Its Critics', Problema, vol. 6 (2012): 3-38.

(with K. Culver) 'Pulling Off the Mask of Law: A Renewed Research Agenda for Analytical Legal Theory', Problema, vol. 5 (2011): 81-116.

(with K. Culver) 'Legal System, Legality, and the State: An Inter-Institutional Account', Problema, vol. 2 (2008): 85-126.

‘The Regular Practice of Morality in Law’, Ratio Juris, vol. 21, no. 1 (2008): 94-106

‘Asymmetrical Attitudes and Participatory Justice’, Cardozo Public Law, Policy, and Ethics Journal, vol. 4, no. 1 (2006): 15-32.

‘Ways of Understanding Diversity Among Theories of Law’, Law and Philosophy, vol. 24, no. 5 (2005): 509-545.

‘Normativity and Norm-Subjects’, Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy, vol. 30 (2005): 102-121.

‘Existence and Justification Conditions of Law’, Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, vol. 16, no. 1 (2003): 23-40.

‘Unconstitutionality, Invalidity, and Charter Challenges’, Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, vol. 15, no. 1 (2002): 69-83.

Encyclopedia Entries

(with K. Culver) 'Legal Institutionalism', in M.N.S. Sellers and S. Kirste, eds., Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (Springer, 2017).

'Raz, Joseph', in M.N.S. Sellers and S. Kirste, eds., Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (Springer, 2017).

'Legal Epistemology', in B. Kaldis, ed, Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences (SAGE, 2013): 555-6.

Book Reviews

Review of W. van der Burg, The Dynamics of Law and Morality (Ashgate, 2014), 34 Law and Philosophy (2015): 325-331.

Review of A. Marmor, Social Conventions (Princeton University Press, 2009), Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, published in January 2010.

Review of W. Waluchow, A Common Law Theory of Judicial Review (Cambridge University Press, 2007), 47 Dialogue (2008): 398-400.

Review of J.N. Drobak, ed., Norms and the Law (Cambridge University Press, 2006), 39 Ottawa Law Review (2007-8): 165-174.

Published Conference Proceedings

'Understanding Anti-Terrorism Legislation', in D.R. Evans and C.S. MacMillan, eds., Ethical Reasoning in Criminal Justice and Public Safety, 4th edn. (Toronto: Emond Montgomery, 2014), 126-129.

‘Understanding Anti-Terrorism Legislation’, in Z. Davran and S. Voss, eds., The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy, Volume 3: Human Rights (Ankara: Philosophical Society of Turkey, 2007), 17-21.

‘Terorle Mucadele Yasasini Anlamak’, Hukuk Felsefesi Ve Sosyolojisi Arkivi, vol. 10 (2004): 134-138.  ('Understanding Anti-Terrorism Legislation')

Online Publications

'Naturaleza y Futuro de la Filosofía del Derecho’, Problema, vol. 11 (2017), 575-592. ('The Nature and Future of Legal Philosophy', Spanish publication)

'Law and Morality', in S. Ranganathan (ed) MA Ethics 1, E-Graduate School (e-PG Pathshala) (Government of India: National Mission on Education, 2015).

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