Leslie Green

Leslie Green

Retired Professor of Law and Distinguished University Fellow

People Directory Affiliation Category
  • BA, Queen's
  • MA, Oxford
  • MPhil, Oxford
  • DPhil, Oxford

Philosophy of Law, Jurisprudence, Moral and Political Philosophy, Constitutional Theory, Human Rights

Personal Webpage, Faculty of Law Personal Webpage, Oxford Law


Les Green was the Professor of the Philosophy of Law and Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, and Professor of Law and Distinguished University Fellow at Queen's University in Canada. As of 2022, he has retired from both positions.

After beginning his teaching career as a fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, Professor Green moved to Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He has also been a visiting professor at many other law faculties, including Berkeley, NYU, Chicago and, for some years, at the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Green writes and teaches in the areas of jurisprudence, constitutional theory, and moral and political philosophy. He serves on the board of several journals and is co-editor of the annual Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Law and of the book series Oxford Legal Philosophy.

For a list of Professor Green's publications, visit his personal webpage at Oxford Law.