Marc Hertogh is Professor of Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands and Associate Research Fellow at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (University of Oxford). He studied law at Leiden University and at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research focuses on public opinion about law, with a special interest in legal consciousness, legal pluralism, and administrative justice.

Marc Hertogh is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Law in Context (Cambridge University Press). He is also a member the Advisory Board of the Dutch/Flemish Law & Society Review and he acts as the Law and Society correspondent for the Dutch Lawyers’ Journal (NJB).

His research has been published in leading journals such as Law and Policy, Journal of Law and Society, Social & Legal Studies, International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, Jurisprudence, International Journal of Law in Context, Legisprudence, Journal of Comparative Law.

His recent books include Judicial Review and Bureaucratic Impact (Cambridge University Press, 2004) (with Simon Halliday) and Living Law: Reconsidering Eugen Ehrlich (Hart Publishing, 2009).

Marc Hertogh is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Dutch Council for the Judiciary and he has been an adviser to several government departments and committees in the Netherlands, including the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of the Interior, the National Ombudsman, and the Public Prosecution Service.

He is a member of the Law and Society Association (LSA), the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) and the Dutch/Flemish Law and Society Association (VSR).


Research Interests

Public trust; public law

Research projects