Jeremy Bentham was an English lawyer, a philosopherand author. He was born in 1748 and recieved his degree from Queen's College, Oxford in 1763. Bentham was admitted to the bar in 1772 and was an early advocate for legal reform along with other reformers of the period, James Mill, Sir Samuel Romilly, and Francis Horner. In 1789, he oublished "Introducttion to the Principles of the utilitarianism. Bentham write widely on prison reform, the poor law question, economic and judicial reform and helped to found the "Westminster Review" in 1823. Jeremy Bentham died in 1832.