Lorne Neudorf is the Deputy Dean of Law and an Associate Professor in Law at Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada (Barrister & Solicitor) and an Adjunct Professor at Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba.
Lorne holds a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge, a Juris Doctor from the University of Victoria and a Masters of Law from McGill University.
Lorne's research takes a comparative perspective and focuses on public law, including judicial review, legislation, delegation, the lawmaking process, statutory interpretation, legal institutions, institutional design and government and politics. Lorne has published or edited a number of scholarly collections,
journal articles, case comments, book chapters, book reviews, and newspaper op-eds. In 2017, he published a monograph with Springer entitled The Dynamics of Judicial Independence: A Comparative Study of Courts in Malaysia and Pakistan. In 2018, Lorne was commissioned by Hart as the General Editor of a new global book series examining the rule of law in context (with G. Appleby).
In terms of impact, Lorne's research has been cited in books and articles by scholars and others including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, and former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Thomas Cromwell. It has also been cited in evidence before the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee of the UK Parliament.