Rande Kostal

Rande Kostal

LL.B. (Western University) 1981, M.A. (McMaster) 1983, Ph.D. (Oxford) 1989, called to the Bar of Ontario in 1984.

Western University "Faculty Scholar 2008"

A faculty member at Western since 1988, Professor Kostal teaches Legal History and Torts. Professor Kostal's research interests are focused in the field of modern Anglo-American legal history. He is the author of Law and English Railway Capitalism 1825-1875 (Oxford University Press, 1994), A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law (Oxford University Press, 2005), and a number of published writings in Legal History and Tort Law.

In 2019, Harvard University Press will publish Professor Kostal's monograph book, Laying Down the Law: The American Legal Revolutions in Occupied Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.

Email: rwk@uwo.ca
Phone: 519 661-2111 ext. 88415
Office: LB 18

Publications

Historical Monographs (forthcoming)

Laying Down the Law: The American Legal Revolutions in Occupied Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, Harvard University Press, forthcoming, 2019.    

Historical Monographs

 A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law, Revised Paperback Edition, Oxford University Press (Clarendon), 2008. (529 pp.).

 A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law, Oxford University Press (Clarendon), 2005. {Honourable Mention, Wallace K. Ferguson Prize}.

 Law and English Railway Capitalism, 1825-1875, Revised Paperback Edition, Oxford University Press (Clarendon), 1997. (420 pp.)

 Law and English Railway Capitalism, 1825-1875, Oxford University Press (Clarendon), 1994. (420 pp.) {Winner of the Wallace K. Ferguson Prize}

Historical Publications: Refereed Articles

“The Alchemy of Occupation: Karl Loewenstein and the Legal Reconstruction of Nazi Germany,” Law and History Review 29:1 (2011) 1-52.

“A Jurisprudence of Power: Martial Law and the Ceylon Controversy of 1848-51”, Journal of Commonwealth and Imperial Studies 28:1 (2000) 1-34.