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Academic Associate

Professor R. H. Helmholz

Email Address: dick_helmholz@law.uchicago.edu


Princeton University, A.B., 1962
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1965
University of California (Berkeley), M.A., 1966, Ph.D., 1970
Trinity College, Dublin, Dr.iur.utr.(h. c.) 1992

Occupation: law lecturer, Chicago University


History of the canon law
History of ecclesiastical courts in England


A History of the Canon Law and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, 597 to the 1640s (Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volume One) (Oxford 2004)
The ius commune in England: Four Studies (New York and Oxford 2000)
Canon Law in Protestant Lands (Berlin 1992) (editor and contributor)



Last Updated: April 11, 2006