The UT Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law series aims to publish books covering various aspects of foreign, private, criminal and public law, as well as transnational law. The broad ambition of the series underlines the editors' belief that in a shrinking world there is a growing need go beyond describing foreign systems; to expand our knowledge of other legal orders (national or supernational) and to publish books discussing comparative methodology.
The French Civil Code
Human Rights and the Protection of Privacy in Tort Law A Comparison between English and German Law
PB Direct Italian Private Law
By Jean-Louis Halperin
February 15, 2006
This book charts the formation of the French Civil Code, examining both its public and private effects. From the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, French private law was very different in the various parts of the country. In northern and central France, there were as many as sixty-five general ...
By Basil Markesinis, Jorg Fedtke
May 01, 2007
Accessible and clearly structured, this is the first book to include examinations of public and private law in the discussion about access to foreign laws. With commentaries by an international collection of leading judges in the field, it looks at the practice in a range of countries spread across...
By Hans-Joachim Cremer
May 08, 2012
In its case law, the European Court of Human Rights has acknowledged that national courts are bound to give effect to Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) which sets out the right to private and family life, when they rule on controversies between private individuals. Article...
By Teresa Rodriguez de las Heras Ballell
October 06, 2011
The topics addressed in this book have traditionally been covered in separate publications on civil and commercial law. This dualism of regimes has made it difficult for students and professionals alike to comprehend Spanish private law as a whole. In the past this has led to inefficient ...
By Noah Vardi
August 12, 2011
The last decade has seen the increasing integration of European financial markets due to a number of factors including the creation of a common regulatory framework, the liberalisation of international capital movements, financial deregulation, advances in technology and the introduction of the ...
By Vernon Valentine Palmer, Mauro Bussani
December 08, 2009
Pure economic loss is one of the most-discussed problems in the fields of tort and contract. How do we understand the various differences and similarities between these systems and what is the extent to which there is a common-core of agreement on this question? This book takes a comparative ...
By Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich
August 15, 2008
This book takes a multidisciplinary approach to the issues surrounding freedom of expression, looking at the current legal position in a number of European countries as well as engaging with the wider debates on the topic amongst sociologists, political scientists and economists. In the book ...
By Peter E. Quint
April 15, 2008
In the 1980s the West German Peace Movement -- fearing that the stationing of NATO nuclear missiles in Germany threatened an imminent nuclear war in Europe -- engaged in massive protests, including sustained civil disobedience in the form of sit-down demonstrations. Civil Disobedience and the ...
By Jorg Fedtke, Dawn Oliver
December 10, 2007
Particularly valuable for both academics and practitioners, Human Rights and the Private Sphere: A Comparative Study analyzes the interaction between constitutional rights, freedoms and private law. Focusing primarily on civil and political rights, an international team of constitutional and ...
By Alain Plantey
December 01, 2007
Never have international relations between nations been so complex as in the current political climate. In this contemporary world international negotiation has become a combination of traditional diplomacy and the modern framework of conferences, multi-party institutions and organizations such as ...
By Guido Alpa, Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich
August 16, 2007
The volume offers both a general overview and selected details of Italian private law and its transition from early 20th century legal tradition to a modern legal system based on constitutional values and geared towards European integration. Among the areas presented are family law, succession, ...