• Bond University, Faculty of Law

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

20092019
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Research interests

My current research focuses on the role of ethical values in grounding legal reasoning. Through my work, I have contributed to the study of legal reasoning both at a theoretical level and in relation to specific fields of legal doctrine. It is important for legal transparency and consistency that we accurately understand how judges interpret and apply the law. My work in this area seeks to understand how judges and other legal officials draw on values and other contextual factors to reach their decisions. This research is crucial for understanding the nature of legal processes. It also helps advance understanding of how particular areas of law change and develop over time.

Statement for HDR students

I have supervised PhD and MPhil candidates in jurisprudence, constitutional law and theory, international humanitarian law (or the law of armed conflict) and international human rights law.

My current students are conducting research on topics such as:

  • Executive power in Australian constitutional law
  • Constitutional issues in natural resources law
  • Legal personhood protections for non-human animals
  • The natural law theory of Augustine
  • The commodification of citizenship

Education/Academic qualification

Law and Philosophy, PhD, University of Queensland

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Research Output 2009 2019

Evidence Proves It's Time for Change

Crowe, J., Sep 2019, In : Proctor. 39, 8, p. 32

Research output: Contribution to journalMagazine ArticleResearch

Rape
Queensland
Lawyers
Peer Review
Publications

Functions, Validity and the Strong Natural Law Thesis

Crowe, J., 29 Jul 2019, In : Jurisprudence: an international journal of legal and political thought. 10, 2, p. 237-245 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

natural law
Law
artifact
metaphysics
jurisprudence

Intelligibility, Practical Reason and the Common Good

Crowe, J., Oct 2019, Research Handbook on Natural Law Theory . Crowe, J. & Lee, C. Y. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 296-303 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Intelligibility
Practical Reason
Natural Law
Theorists
Reasonableness

Jurisdiction and Natural Law

Crowe, J., 7 Aug 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Open Access
File
natural law
jurisdiction
positive law
Social Norms
common good

Natural Law and the Nature of Law

Crowe, J., Apr 2019, Cambridge University Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Laws of Nature
Natural Law
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Natural Rights
Nature

Activities 2015 2019

University of New South Wales Law Journal (Journal)

Jonathan Crowe (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review

Bond Law Review (Journal)

Jonathan Crowe (Editor)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial Board Member

University of New South Wales Law Journal (Journal)

Jonathan Crowe (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review

Federal Law Review (Journal)

Jonathan Crowe (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review

Melbourne University Law Review (Journal)

Jonathan Crowe (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review