Heinrik Hellwig


B.A. John Carroll University

M.A. Texas A&M University

Areas of Interest

Philosophy of law; causation in the law; general jurisprudence, tort law, and human rights


Heinrik Hellwig is interested in Philosophy of Law. His main research interest is Causation in the Law. More peripheral interests include general jurisprudence, tort law, and human rights. In his dissertation, he is undertaking to explore the numerous different doctrines of causation of the general part of criminal law and to explicate which of such doctrines accurately captures the causal requirement for liability that courts are actually applying in criminal cases.