Description - The Coming Together of the Common Law and the Civil Law by Sir Basil S. Markesinis
This volume collects together the expanded versions of the speeches given at a one-day conference in London to mark, from a legal point of view, the beginning of the 21st century. In a comparative manner, the speakers explore the cross-fertilization of ideas taking place between the common and civil law systems in such important topics as human rights, commercial law and comparative methodology. The contributors include: Lords Irvine, Bingham, Woolf, Steyn and Goff; the President of the Court of the European Communities, Dr Iglesias; the President of the Court of Human Rights, Dr Wildhaber; the President of the German Constitutional Court, Professor Limbach; Justices Lenoir and Mirabelli, respectively of the French and Italian Constitutional Courts; Professor Walter van Gerven, former Advocate General of the Court of the European Communities; Professor Klaus Hopt, Co-Director of the Max-Planck Institute of Hamburg; Professor Christian von Bar, Director of the Institute of Comparative Law at the University of Osnabruck; and Professor Basil Markenisis, Director of the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law.
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Author Biography - Sir Basil S. Markesinis
Sir Basil Markesinis,QC, LL.D. (Cantab.) DCL (Oxon) D. Iur h.c. (Ghent, Paris I (Sorbonne) and Munich), is Professor of Common and Civil Law at University College London and Jamail Regents Chair at the University of Texas at Austin.