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Professor Paul McHugh MA, Ph.D

Professor Paul  McHugh, MA, Ph.D

Professor of Law & Legal History, University of Cambridge

Fellow, Sidney Sussex College


Biography:

LL.B. (Hons), first class, from Victoria University of Wellington (NZ); LL.M. (“The Management of Native Lands in Canada and New Zealand: A Comparison”) from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada; Ph.D. (Cantab.) 1988 (awarded Yorke Prize 1989). Fellow of Sidney Sussex College 1984 - .  Extensive publications in the field of common-law aboriginal rights; constitutional (imperial and colonial) history and historiography. Citation by courts (most recently and prominently, New Zealand's foreshore and seabed controversy (2003 -), also Takamore v Clark [2011] NZCA 587; Ross River Dena Council v A.-G (Canada) 2012 YKSC 4) and for the defendants in the 'Urewera Four Trial' (2012) (billed as New Zealand's most expensive criminal trial) [http://www.nzherald.co.nz/africa/news/article.cfm?l_id=1&objectid=10794146].  Books include Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law (2004); Aboriginal Title (2011)

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