Dr Russell Sandberg is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Cardiff University where he researches at the Centre for Law and Religion. In 2005, he graduated from Cardiff Law School with First Class Honours and in 2010 he successfully defended his doctoral thesis at Cardiff examining the relationship between religion, law and society.
He is the author of Law and Religion (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and co-author of Religion and Law in the United Kingdom (Kluwer Law International, 2011) which forms part of theInternational Encyclopaedia of Laws Series.
He is the author or co-author of over 40 articles and book chapters addressed to legal, sociological and general readerships. He was a specialist Contributing Editor for Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law (Sweet & Maxwell 2010). His recent research has included an empirical study into the operation of religious tribunals in Britain, funded by the AHRC / ESRC Religion and Society programme.
Russell is currently writing a monograph on 'Religion, Law and Society' for Cambridge University Press and is editing a book of essays on 'Religion and Legal Pluralism' for Ashgate Publishing.
- Law and Religion,
Sandberg R, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2011) pp216 ISBN 978-1-107-00379-8
- Religion and Law in the United Kingdom,
Hill M, Sandberg R and Doe N, Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands (2011) pp232 ISBN 904-1-13440-9
- The Strange Death of Blasphemy,
Sandberg R and Doe N, Modern Law Review, 71 (6) (2008) 971-986
- Recent Controversial Claims to Religious Liberty,
Sandberg R, Law Quarterly Review, 124 (2008) 213-217
- Religious Exemptions in Discrimination Law,
Doe N and Sandberg R, Cambridge Law Journal, 66 (2) (2007) 302-312
- Is Nothing Sacred? Clashing Symbols in a Secular World,
Hill M and Sandberg R, Public Law (2007) 488-506