"Most of the ideas collected in this volume were presented, discussed and further developed at the Seventh Public and Private Justice Course and Conference entitled 'Appeals and other Means of Recourse against Judgments in the Context of Efficiency and Fairness' which was held at the Inter-University Centre in Dubrovnik from 28 to 31 May 2012."--page xix.
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Formatted Contents Note
Introduction. Appeals and other means of recourse against judgments in the context of the effective protection of civil rights and obligations / A. Uzelac and C.H. van Rhee. Defining the issues: civil appeal and fair trial rights. Appeals and 'trial withing reasonable time': a European perspective / J.T. Johnsen Appellate proceedings in civil cases: traditional remedies in light of contemporary problems / G.E. Kodek Wealth shift as a criterion to assess the impact of appellate proceedings applied to Dutch civil appeal / L. van der Baaren, J. Huijts, L. Molenaars and F. Fernhout. Less appeal, more efficiency. Restrictions on appeals in English law / N. Andrews Appellate review in Califronia: Limits on the right to recourse / A. Saltzman Appellate review in the reactive model: the example of American federal courts / R.L. Marcus Appeal in civil and administrative cases in the netherlans / C.H. van Rhee. More appeal, less efficiency. Civil appeals and other means of recourse against judgments in China: a critical review of the procedural issues / P.C.H. Chan Appeals in civil procedure in Slovenia: why the recent reforms of civil procedure did not manage to avoid the endless cycle of remittals / J. Sladič Features and shortcomings of appellate review in civil and administrative cases in Croatia / A. Uzelac the recent amendments to the Italian appeals system / F. ferrari. Recourse to the highest judicial authorities: how much and why? What is an important case? Admissibility of appeals to the supreme courts in the German-speaking jurisdictions / T. Domej Reshaping the role of the supreme courts in the countries of the former Yugoslavia / A. Galič Two ways to uniformity: recourse to the supreme court in the civil law and the common law world / P. bravo-Hurtado. Appeals in special cases. Comsumer ADR and appeals / C. Hodges recourse against judgments on international jurisdction / G. Gioia The powers of the appellate court in the context of the effective protection of a child's right to maintenance / S. Aras.