Professor Jeremy Horder

Professor Jeremy Horder is a Professor of Criminal Law at LSE. 

From 2005-2010, Professor Horder was a Law Commissioner for England and Wales, with responsibility for criminal law reform, before becoming Edmund Davies Professor of Criminal Law at King’s College London, from 2010-2013. He is an Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple and holds an Honorary LL.D from the University of Hull. His two main works are his books ‘Provocation and Responsibility’ (1992), and ‘Excusing Crime’ (2004).

In addition to writing many scholarly articles, Professor Horder was responsible for, amongst other Reports, the Law Commission Reports, ‘Murder, Manslaughter and Infanticide’ (2006), and ‘Reforming Bribery’ (2009), that led to legislative reform of the law, respectively in the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 and in the Bribery Act 2010.

In 2023, Professor Horder was appointed to the Government's 'Independent Review of Disclosure and Fraud Offences' Panel. For further information, please see here.