Doctorat d’université, Grenoble, France (Mention très honorable à l’unanimité avec les félicitations du jury), BA Hons Oxford
- Professor Emeritus (retired) Griffith University
- Adjunct Professor Socio-legal Research Centre, Griffith University Law School
- Samuel Pufendorf: The Whole Duty of Man According to the Law of Nature, Together with Two Discourses and a Commentary by Jean Barbeyrac, Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2003 (with I. Hunter).
- Natural Law and Civil Sovereignty: Moral Right and State Authority in Early Modern Political Thought, Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002 (co-edited with I. Hunter).
- Anti-lawyers: Religion and the Critics of Law and State, London and New York: Routledge, 1997.
- From Berne to Geneva: Recent Developments in International Copyright and Neighbouring Rights, Brisbane: Australian Key Centre for Cultural and Media Policy, 1997 (co-edited with B. Sherman).
- On Pornography: Literature, Sexuality and Obscenity Law, London: Macmillan and New York: St Martin's Press, 1993 (with I. Hunter and D. Williamson)
- Moral Rights Protection in a Copyright System, Brisbane: Institute for Cultural Policy Studies, 1992 (co-edited with P. Anderson).
- Authorship and Copyright, London and New York: Routledge, 1992.
- 'Hegemon history: Pufendorf’s shifting perspectives on France and French power', in O. Aschbach and P. Schröeder (eds) War, the State and International Law in Seventeenth-Century Europe, Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2010.
- 'The necessary secularism of legitimate authority', in C. Thornhill and S. Ashenden (eds) Legality and Legitimacy: Normative and Sociological Approaches, Baden Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 2010.
- 'Anti-security personae: from David Dyzenhaus’s human rights lawyer to Giorgio Agamben's illuminato', in A. Yeatman and M. Zolkos (eds) State, Security and Subject Formation, New York: Continuum, 2010.
- 'Copyright', in M. F. Suarez and H. R. Woudhuysen (eds) Oxford Companion to the Book, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
- 'France on the knife-edge of religion: commemorating the centenary of the law of 9 December 1905 on the separation of church and state', in G. B. Levey and T. Modood (eds) Secularism, Religion and Multicultural Citizenship, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
- 'The judicial persona in historical context: the case of Matthew Hale', in C. Condren, S. Gaukroger and I. Hunter (eds), The Philosopher in Early Modern Europe: the Nature of a Contested Identity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
- 'Some history on the back of the security envelope', in R. Hunter and M. Keyes (eds) Changing Law, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005.
- 'Introduction' in Natural Law and Civil Sovereignty: Moral Right and State Authority in Early Modern Political Thought, Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002 (with I. Hunter).
- 'The book publishing industry', in A. Briggs and P. Cobley (eds) The Media, An Introduction, London: Logmans, 2002.
- 'Aesthetics in obscenity law' in M. Kelly (ed.) Encyclopaedia of Aesthetics, New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
- 'Dropping the subject: an argument for a positive history of authorship and the law of copyright' in B. Sherman and A. Strowel (eds) Of Authors and Origins, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.
- 'Victorian obscenity law: negative censorship or positive administration?', in P. Hyland and N. Sammels (eds) Writing and Censorship in Britain, London and New York: Routledge, 1992.
- 'Cases Against Transcendence: Gilles Deleuze and Bruno Latour in Defence of Law', (2012) Deleuze and Law, 185-203.
- 'The Making of Law: An Ethnography of the Conseil d'État', (2012) 5(1) Journal of Cultural Economy, 125-130.
- 'Anticommunautarisme and the government of religious difference', (2008) Economy and Society 37(2): 151-171.
- 'The critical jurist and the moment of theory', (2007) Journal of Post-Colonial Studies 10(1): 77-92.
- 'Juridifications and religion in early modern Europe: the challenge of a contextual history of law', (2004) Law and Critique 15(2): 99-118.
- 'Bringing the state to England: Andrew Tooke’s translation of Samuel Pufendorf’s De officio hominis et civis', (2003) History of Political Thought 24(2): 218-34 (with I. Hunter).
- 'The natural jurisprudence of Jean Barbeyrac: translation as an art of political adjustment', (2003) Eighteenth-Century Studies 36(4): 473-90.
- '"Within the orbit of this life" – Samuel Pufendorf and the autonomy of law', (2002) Cardozo Law Review 23(6): 2173-98.
- 'Literacy and the common law: a polytechnical approach to the history', (2002) Griffith Law Review 11(1): 67-89.
- 'A cooling draught for doctors forged in fire', (1999) Southern Review 32: 204-11.
- 'Walks of life: Mauss on the human gymnasium', (1995) Body and Society 1(2): 65-81 (with I. Hunter).
- 'Purpose or principle? Early copyright and the court of Chancery', (1993) European Intellectual Property Review 15: 452-6.
- 'Approaches to the historical relations of the legal and the aesthetic', (1992) New Literary History 23: 505-21.
- 'Lessons from the "Literatory": how to historicise authorship', (1991) Critical Inquiry 17: 479-509 (with I. Hunter).
- 'Copyright, obscenity and literary history', (1990) English Literary History 57: 431-44.