Cotterrell, Roger (B. M.)

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COTTERRELL, Roger (B. M.). British, b. 1946. Genres: Law, Music. Career: University of Leicester, England, lecturer in law, 1969-74; University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College, England, lecturer, 1974-78, senior lecturer, 1978-85, reader, 1985-90, professor of legal theory, 1990-, head of department, 1989-91, dean of Faculty of Laws, 1993-96. Publications: The Sociology of Law: An Introduction, 1984, rev. ed., 1992; The Politics of Jurisprudence, 1989; Law's Community: Legal Theory in Sociological Perspective, 1995; Emile Durkheim-Law in a Moral Domain, 1999; (with C. Goode) Bass Lines: A Life in Jazz, 2002. EDITOR: (with W.B. Bercusson) Law, Democracy, and Social Justice, 1988; Law and Society, 1994; Sociological Perspectives on Law, 2 vols., 2001. Address: Department of Law, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, England.