Entries are by nominal year, not the actual year of publication. Thus an article in RIDA (2008), which actually appeared in 2010 is found under the heading 2008.




  • American Legal Realism and Anthropology, Law and Social Inquiry (accepted for publication).
  • The Savage Sea and the Civilizing Law: The Rule of the Sea and the Legacy of Roman Tradition, in Hans Kopp, Christian Wendt, Thalassokratographie, The Rule of the Sea: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, De Gryiter (forthcoming 2016).
  • The Legal Profession, in Julen Exnabe (ed.), Cultural History of Law in Antiquity, Bloomsbury (forthcoming 2016).



  • The Emperor of Law, Oxford University Press 2016. ISBN 9780198744450.
  • Oxford Handbook for Roman Law and Society, (edited with P. Du Plessis and C. Ando), Oxford University Press 2016. ISBN 9780198728689.
  • Schmitt and the Sovereignty of Roman Dictators: From the Actualization of the Past to the Recycling of Symbols, History of European Ideas 42 (2016), pp. 95-106.
  • Judge Julia Domna? The Journal of Legal History 37:2 (2016), pp. 180-197.
  • Review of Färber, Roland. Römische Gerichtsorte: räumliche Dynamiken von Jurisdiktion im Imperium Romanum. Vestigia, Bd 68. München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 2014. Bryn Mawr Classical Review (2016.03.22).



  • The Theory and Practice of Indigenous Dispossession in the Late Nineteenth Century: The Saami in the Far North of Europe and the Legal History of Colonialism, Comparative Legal History 3 (2015), pp. 152-185.
  • Studying public and private in the Roman house, in K. Tuori and L. Nissin (eds.), Public and Private in the Roman House, (Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplement 102, 2015), 3-10.
  • K. Tuori and L. Nissin (eds.), Public and Private in the Roman House, (Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplement 102, 2015).
  • (with Jacob Giltaij), Human rights in antiquity? Revisiting anachronism and Roman law, in Miia Halme-Tuomisaari and Pamela Slotte (eds.), Revisiting the origins of human rights, Cambridge University Press (2015), pp. 39-63.



  • Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology, Routledge 2014 (GlassHouse Monographs). ISBN 978-0-415-73701-2.
  • Natseista ja emigranteista oikeustieteen historiassa (On Nazis and emigrants in the history of jurisprudence), in O. Mäenpää et al (eds.), Oikeuden historiasta tulevaisuuden Eurooppaan, Helsinki 2014, pp. 341-358. (Finnish).
  • Augustus, Legislative Power and the Power of Appearances, in R. van der Bergh (ed.), Meditationes de iure et historia: essays in honour of Laurens Winkel: Volume 2, Pretoria: Southern African Society of Legal Historians (Fundamina Editio Specialis; nro 20-2 (2014)), pp. 938-945.



  • The Disputed Roots of Legal Pluralism, Law, Culture and the Humanities 9 (2013), pp. 330-352.
  • Entries “Curiata Lex” and “Aequitas”, in R. Bagnall et al. (eds.), Blackwell Encyclopedia of Ancient History pp. 132–133 and 4039-4040.
  • Sisällissota ja eräs poliittinen oikeudenkäynti Roomassa (Civil War and a Political Trial in Rome), Lakimies 2013, pp. 756-763.(Finnish).



  • The Reception of Ancient International Law in the Early Modern Period, in B. Fassbender, A. Peters (eds.), The Oxford Handbook for the History of International Law, OUP 2012, pp. 1012-1033.
  • Greek Tyrants and Severan Emperors: Comparing the Image, Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies London 55 (2012), pp. 111-119.
  • Alkuperäiskansat ja maakysymys (Indigenous Peoples and the Land Issue), Lakimies 110 (2012), pp. 891-911.
  • Review of T. Leesen, Gaius Meets Cicero, Law and History Review 30 (2012), pp. 294-296.



  • Legal Pluralism and Modernization: American Law Professors in Ethiopia and the Downfall of the Restatements of African Customary Law, Journal of Legal Pluralism 62 (2011), pp. 43-70.
  • Roman Jurists and the Importance of Dressing Up, in: Per Andersen et al. (eds.), Liber Amicorum Ditlev Tamm, Copenhagen: Djøf Publishing 2011, pp. 673-682.



  • A Place for Jurists in the Spaces of Justice? in: W. Harris ja F. De Angelis (eds.), Spaces of Justice in the Roman World, Brill, Boston 2010, pp. 43-65.
  • Bookmark. Giorgio Agamben’s Il sacramento del linguaggio, No Foundations, Journal of Extreme Legal Positivism 7 (2010), pp. 99-100.
  • Review of P. Erdkamp, The Grain Market in the Roman Empire, Arctos (2010).



  • Dig. 34.2.33: Return of the Cross-Dressing Senator, Arctos (2009), pp. 191-200.
  • Alberico Gentili and the Criticism of Expansion in the Roman Empire: The Invader’s Remorse, Journal of the History of International Law 11 (2009), pp. 205-219.
  • Review: Carlos Sánchez-Moreno Ellart, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.10.07
  • Review: Martin Avenarius, Historische Zeitschift 289 (2009), pp. 727-729.



  • The Magic of Mancipatio, Revue internationale des droits de l’Antiquité 55 (2008), pp. 499-522.
  • Review of Fides Humanitas Ius. Studi in onore di Luigi Labruna, Arctos 42 (2008), pp. 285-287.
  • Tieteen turhuudesta (On the Futility of Science), Lakimies (journal of the Finnish Lawyers’ Society) 106 (2008), pp. 93–95. (Finnish)



  • Revenge and Retribution in the Twelve Tables: Talio esto Reconsidered, Fundamina 13 (2007), pp. 140-145.
  • Legal Pluralism and the Roman Empires, in: John W. Cairns, Paul Du Plessis (eds.), Beyond Dogmatics: Law and Society in the Roman World, Edinburgh Studies in Law, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh 2007, pp. 39-52. ISBN 978-0-7486-2793-6
  • Ancient Roman Lawyers and Modern Legal Ideals: Studies on the impact of contemporary concerns in the interpretation of ancient Roman legal history (Studien zur europäischen Rechtsgeschichte Band 220, Veröffentlichungen des Max-Planck-Instituts für Europäische Rechtsgeschichte), Vittorio Klostermann Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2007. ISBN 978-3-465-04034-7
  • Lakimieslatinan käsikirja (Handbook of Legal Latin), Edita, Helsinki 2007. ISBN 978-951-37-4707-7
  • Johdatus roomalaiseen oikeuteen (Introduction to Roman Law), Forum iuris, Helsinki 2007. ISBN 978-952-10-2331-6
  • Moderni oikeus ja kolonialismi (Modern law and colonialism), in: Oikeus (journal of the Finnish Society for Law and Social Sciences) 1/2007, pp. 115-116. (Finnish)
  • Antropologiaa ilman eksotiikkaa, yhdessä Antu Soraisen kanssa (Editorial, together with Antu Sorainen), in: Oikeus 1/2007, pp. 1-3. (Finnish)
  • Oikeus ja antropologia (Oikeus-lehden erikoisnumero 1/2007), toimitettu yhdessä Antu Soraisen kanssa. Oikeuspoliittinen yhdistys Demla ry, Helsinki. 128 pp. ISSN 0356-4037. (Finnish)
  • Kunnia ja kosto: XII Taulun lait (Honour and Revenge: The Laws of the XII Tables), in A. Hirvonen and P. Sivenius, Laki ja rakkaus. Loki, Helsinki 2007, pp. 41-49. (Finnish)



  • Hadrian’s Perpetual Edict: Ancient Sources and Modern Ideals in the Making of a Historical Tradition, The Journal of Legal History 27 (2006), pp. 219 – 237.
  • Ancient Roman Lawyers and Modern Legal Ideals: Studies on the impact of contemporary concerns in the interpretation of ancient Roman legal history, Helsinki 2006. ISBN 952-91-9860-4. Doctoral thesis, legal history. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law. Grade: eximia cum laude approbatur. 302 p.
  • Review: Jani Kirov in Rechtsgeschichte 9 (2006), pp. 174-177.
  • Review of Hans-Peter Haferkamp: Georg Friedrich Puchta und die “Begriffsjurisprudenz”, Lakimies 5/2006, pp. 902-904. (Finnish)
  • Get a haircut and get a real job! To remember and to forget: European Forum of Young Legal Historians 2006, Rechtsgeschichte 9 (2006), pp. 228-231.
  • Toogaan pukeutuneet saksalaiset: antiikin roomalaiset juristit 1800-luvun historiankirjoituksessa, Tieteessä tapahtuu 7/2006, pp. 24-28. (Finnish)
  • Satu kadonneesta kirjastosta, in Liisa Suvikumpu, Marika Räsänen, Ria Berg (eds.), Orma Aeterna: Album amicorum Simo Örmä 20/06/06, Helsinki-Roma 2006, pp. 82-83. (Finnish)
  • Reassessing anthropology of law and legal history, in: Dag Michalsen (ed.), Reading past legal texts, Unipax, Oslo 2006, pp. 74-87.



  • Keisari Augustus ja oikeustieteen vapauden historialliset juuret (Augustus Caesar and the historical roots of the freedom of jurisprudence), Lakimies 6/2005, pp. 884-897. (Finnish)



  • The ius respondendi and the Freedom of Roman Jurisprudence, Revue internationale des droits de l’Antiquité 51 (2004), pp. 295-337.
  • The myth of Q. Mucius Scaevola: Founding Father of Legal Science, Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis/Legal History Review 3-4/2004, pp. 243-262.
  • Dialektis-hydraulisen tulkintapuristimen paluu: Jhering, Kelsen ja oikeustieteen systemaattisuus (The return of the dialectic-hydraulic interpretation press: Jhering, Kelsen, and systematisation of law), in: Oikeus 4/2004, pp. 447-450. (Finnish)



  • Weber and the Ideal of Roman Law, in: A. Lewis, M. Lobban (eds.), Law and History: Current Legal Issues 6, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2003, pp. 201-214.
  • Oikeustieteen synty ja roomalaiset juristit (Roman jurists and the Birth of Legal Science), in: Oikeus 2/2003, pp. 151-162. (Finnish)
  • Review of Jean-Jacques Aubert, Boudewijn Sirks, Speculum iuris: Roman law as a reflection of social and economic life in Antiquity, Ann Arbor 2002, in Lakimies 7-8/2003, pp. 1318-1320. (Finnish)



  • The Magic Mirror – Roman Law and the idea of Scientific Historiography, in: Feldner et al (eds.), Ad fontes, Europäisches Forum junger Rechtshistoriker/innen Wien 17.-19. Mai 2001, Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt a. M. 2002, pp. 373-385.
  • Latinan kielioppia ja valkoista marmoria. Ihannekuva Roomasta 1800-luvun roomalaisessa oikeushistoriassa (White Marble and Latin Grammar: the Ideal of Rome in the 19th Century Roman Legal History). Lakimies 2/2002, pp. 181-193. (Finnish, deutsches Resümee)
  • Antiikin historian kirjoittamisen vaikeudesta (New trends in ancient history), together with Joonas Sipilä. Historiallinen Aikakauslehti (journal of the Finnish Historical Society) 3/2002, pp. 281-293. (Finnish)
  • Romanistin ylösnousemus (Resurrection of a Romanist). Review of Tomasz Giaro: Aktualisierung Europas. Gespräche mit Paul Koschaker, Oikeus 3/2002, pp. 335-339. (Finnish)
  • Tarinoita, taidetta ja tapettuja naisia (History, Art and Dying Females). Review of Marie Theres Fögen: Römische Rechtsgeschichten. Über Ursprung und Evolution eines sozialen Systems, Oikeus 4/2002, pp. 448-453. (Finnish)



  • The Roman Republican Legal Tradition. Aspects of Law in the Pre-Classical Roman Culture. Licentiate thesis, legal history. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law 2001. Grade: eximia cum laude approbatur. 137 p.
  • Uustulkintoja Rooman tasavallan lainsäädännöstä (Reinterpreting Roman Republican Legislation). Review of Kaj Sandberg: Magistrates and Assemblies. A Study of Legislative Practice in Republican Rome, Oikeus 4/2001, pp. 526-531. (Finnish)



  • Oikeusantropologiaa nojatuolista (Legal Anthropology from the Armchair). Review of Marcel Mauss: Lahja (The Gift), Oikeus 4/2000, pp. 527-531. (Finnish)



  • The Birth of Law in the Roman Republican Legal Tradition. Master’s thesis, legal history. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law 1999. Grade: laudatur. 87 p.
  • Murha maalaispappilassa eli rikos ja rangaistus suomalaisessa sisällissodassa (Murder in the rural vicarage: crime and punishment in the Finnish Civil War), Oikeus 4/1999, pp. 410-420. (Finnish)



  • Hävinneiden osa. Vuoden 1918 sisällissodan jälkeiset rangaistusmenettelyt Lopen kunnassa. (The losers lot: methods of punishment after the 1918 civil war in the rural district of Loppi). Master’s thesis, history. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Humanities 1998. Grade: eximia