COMPARATIVE TORTS: DISCUSSION AROUND MARKESINIS’S GERMAN LAW OF TORTS BY B.S. MARKESINIS, J. BELL AND A. JANSSEN – Report

On 29th and 30th March 2021, the British Association of Comparative Law organised two webinars entitled respectively Comparative Torts: Liability for Emerging Technologies and Comparative Torts: Liability for Ecological Harm. The 2019 fifth edition of Markesinis’ magisterial German Law of Torts (1986), by John Bell and André Janssen, is an ideal and indispensable source of … Continue reading COMPARATIVE TORTS: DISCUSSION AROUND MARKESINIS’S GERMAN LAW OF TORTS BY B.S. MARKESINIS, J. BELL AND A. JANSSEN – Report

Social Media, Fundamental Rights and Courts in Europe, by Evangelia Psychogiopoulou and Federica Casarosa

Social media has become the means of communication of our time: it is the means through which online users interact, express their opinions, get information and even find jobs. Social media has been mostly praised for its role in enhancing free speech and the freedom to exchange views and ideas by providing for a forum … Continue reading Social Media, Fundamental Rights and Courts in Europe, by Evangelia Psychogiopoulou and Federica Casarosa

Online discussion – Cases, materials and texts on judicial review of administrative action – 13 July 2021, 2pm (UCT + 2)

REALaw (Review of European Administrative Law) warmly invites you to an online discussion on the edited collection Cases, materials and texts on judicial review of administrative action (Hart 2019) on 13rd July 2021, 2pm (Rome/Amsterdam time).   This casebook asked the question whether a ius commune of administrative law of judicial review was developing in Europe on the basis of … Continue reading Online discussion – Cases, materials and texts on judicial review of administrative action – 13 July 2021, 2pm (UCT + 2)

JCOERE’s Perspective on European Integration and the Scope of Mutual Trust and Cooperation between Courts: Testing Fairness, by Irene LYNCH FANNON and Jennifer L. L. GANT

Since the beginning of 2019, a team of researchers based principally at the School of Law, University College Cork in Ireland with partners at the Università degli Studi di Firenze in Italy, the Universitea Titu Maiorescu, and INSOL Europe has been working on a project enquiring into judicial cooperation as it supports economic recovery in … Continue reading JCOERE’s Perspective on European Integration and the Scope of Mutual Trust and Cooperation between Courts: Testing Fairness, by Irene LYNCH FANNON and Jennifer L. L. GANT

New publication – U Stelkens and A Andrijauskaitė, Good Administration and the Council of Europe: Law, Principles and Effectiveness (OUP 2020)

Good Administration and the Council of Europe: Law, Principles and Effectiveness is about the effectiveness of the pan-European principles of good administration. For the first time, the notion of good administration was researched within a normative framework that largely slips under the radar in the current European legal scholarship; namely, in the Council of Europe’s … Continue reading New publication – U Stelkens and A Andrijauskaitė, Good Administration and the Council of Europe: Law, Principles and Effectiveness (OUP 2020)

Procedural Autonomy Across Europe (Intersentia 2020)

Background and research questions The book Procedural Autonomy Across Europe, Bart Krans and Anna Nylund (eds.), Intersentia 2020) draws on insights from a previous research project on the interaction between EU law and national civil procedural law (The European Union and National Civil Procedure, Anna Nylund and Bart Krans (eds.), Intersentia 2016). While a body … Continue reading Procedural Autonomy Across Europe (Intersentia 2020)

Myriam Hunter-Henin – Why Religious Freedom Matters for Democracy – Comparative Reflections from Britain and France for a Democratic “Vivre Ensemble” (Hart Publishing, Hart Studies in Comparative Public Law, 2020)

Should an employee be allowed to wear a religious symbol at work? Should a religious employer be allowed to impose constraints on employees' private lives for the sake of enforcing a religious work ethos? Should an employee or service provider be allowed, on religious grounds, to refuse to work with customers of the opposite sex … Continue reading Myriam Hunter-Henin – Why Religious Freedom Matters for Democracy – Comparative Reflections from Britain and France for a Democratic “Vivre Ensemble” (Hart Publishing, Hart Studies in Comparative Public Law, 2020)

Franz Hofmann and Franziska Kurz (eds.) – Law of Remedies – A European Perspective (Intersentia 2019)

Against the background of the increasing importance of the concept of remedies in European private law, Law of Remedies – A European Perspective (Intersentia 2019) focuses on remedies as a distinctive and novel field of European legal research. This edited volume, to which 15 authors have contributed, considers the common law tradition (England and Wales) … Continue reading Franz Hofmann and Franziska Kurz (eds.) – Law of Remedies – A European Perspective (Intersentia 2019)

Cases, Materials and Text on Judicial Review of Administrative Action (Hart 2019)

Administrative law, and specifically the law concerning judicial review of administrative action, has been regarded by doctrine until the second half of the twentieth century as a product of the national history and tradition of a state, and hence, because of the different national traditions, as an area in which there was, in general, little … Continue reading Cases, Materials and Text on Judicial Review of Administrative Action (Hart 2019)

Reasons and Context in Comparative Law: Workshop to mark the retirement of Professor John Bell

The Centre for European Legal Studies (Cambridge) kindly sponsored a Comparative law workshop in honour of John Bell, who is retiring in September 2019. The workshop, which was organised by Dr Turenne, was a small gathering of colleagues and former students from Australia, Chile, France, the Netherlands, the USA in addition to colleagues and former … Continue reading Reasons and Context in Comparative Law: Workshop to mark the retirement of Professor John Bell