Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.
xx, 735 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Part I. Courts and comparative law: Courts and comparative law : in search of a common language for open legal systems / Mads Andenas, Duncan Fairgrieve Part II. Conflicts and comparisons: Is it legitimate and beneficial for judges to compare? / Thomas Kadner Graziano Comparative law and the courts : what counts as comparative law? / Geoffrey Samuel Foreign law before the French courts : a unique procedural treatment / Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson Foreign law in national courts : a common law perspective / Richard Fentiman Foreign law in international legal practice Guido Alpa Part III. Comparative law within a European and international law context: Common ground : a starting point or destination for comparative-law analysis by the European Court of Human Rights / Paul Mahoney, Rachael Kondak The comparative law method and the Court of Justice of the European Union : interlocking legal orders revisited / Koen Lenaerts, Kathleen Gutman National judges and Strasbourg case law : comparative reflections about the Italian experience / Ermanno Calzolaio Comparative law and the European Union Civil Service Tribunal / Haris Tagaras Networks, dialogue or one-way traffic? : an empirical analysis of cross-citations between ten of Europe's highest courts / Martin Gelter, Mathias Siems The International Court of Justice's methodology of law ascertainment and comparative law / Eirik Bjorge Part IV. Comparative law before administrative courts: Comparative law as an essential feature of French public law : the influence of the European Union and of the European Convention on Human Rights / Olivier Dutheillet de Lamothe Comparative legal methodology of the Counsel d'Etat : towards an innovative judicial process? / Aurélie Bretonneau, Samuel Dahan, and Duncan Fairgrieve The use of comparative law before the French administrative law courts : or the triumph of castles over pyramids / François Lichère The use of comparative law before the Italian public law courts / Aldo Sandulli Part V. Constitutional courts as users of comparative law: Cooperation of constitutional courts in Europe : the openness of the German Constitution to international, European, and comparative constitutional law / Peter M. Huber, Andreas L. Paulus Judicial dialogue in a multilevel constitutional network : the role of the Portuguese Constitutional Court / Ana Maria Guerra Martins, Miguel Prata Roque Judges and professors : the influence of foreign scholarship on constitutional courts' decisions / Lucio Pegoraro South Africa : teaching an 'old dog' new tricks? : an empirical study of the use of foreign precedents by the South African Constitutional Court (1995-2010) / Christa Rautenbach Enhancing constitutional self-understanding through comparative law : an empirical and comparative analysis / Elaine Mak Part VI. Comparative law before general courts: Constructing the 'foreign' : American law's relationships to non-domestic sources / Judith Resnik The use of comparative law before the French private law courts / Guy Canivet The use of comparative law before the French Cour de Cassation : the view from academia / Alexis Albarian Italian courts and comparative law / Annalisa Aschieri The controversial status of international and comparative law in the United States / Martha Minow Foreign law and the modern Ius gentium / Jeremy Waldron Comparative law before the Spanish private law courts in the 21st century / Marta Requejo Isidro, Marta Otero Crespo Comparative legal reasoning and the courts : a view from the Americas / H. Patrick Glenn Comparative law in the German courts / Hannes Unberath, Astrid Stadler Comparative law in the Syariah Courts : a case study of Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei / Kerstin Steiner Part VII. Using comparative law : case studies: 'Liaison magistrates' : their role in international judicial cooperation and comparative law / Bernard Rabatel, Olivier Deparis Comparative law in consumer litigation / Geraint Howells, Jonathon Watson The use of comparative law by courts in birth-related tort cases / Romain M. Lorentz The use of comparative law in A & Others v National Blood Authority / His Honour Judge Michael Brooke QC, Ian Forrester QC What Europeans can learn from an untold story of transjudicial communication : the Swiss/Turkish experience / Erdem Büyüksagis The Draft Common Frame of Reference in the courts : the remaking of comparative law / Galateia Kalouta.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.