Just Published: Grundmann and Riesenhuber (eds), Private Law Development in Context

“While common law is developed by the courts and judges and may well be the prime authorities for the development of law, and while French private law is said to be the origin of the idea of modern codification and grand legislatures, German private law can well be seen as the law where the influence of academia is paramount. It is perhaps fair to say that no other code is as strongly influenced by scholars as the German Civil Code of 1900. Furthermore, in both the past and the present, courts and scholars in Germany are in constant dialogue about the application and interpretation of German and also EU law …” (more)

Stefan Grundmann and Karl Riesenhuber (eds), Private Law Development in Context, Intersentia, February 2018.

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