BLOGCOMPARATUM

Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé

US Supreme Court : Justice Kennedy announces retirement

US Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced on June 27th 2018 that he would retire later this summer, setting in motion discussions over the future of the Supreme Court while giving US President Donald Trump a possibility "to put a more conservative stamp on...

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US: Congress overrides Obama’s veto on JASTA

Earlier this month, President Barack Obama blocked the bill (Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA)) allowing victims of 9/11 and their relatives to sue the Government of Saudi Arabia over its alleged involvement in the terrorist attack. See our previous...

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Germany: Bundestag adopts new sexual assault Law

The German Bundestag has adopted the a new criminal law regarding sexual assault at the beginning of the month . Accordingly, a sexual act will in the future also be considered as a rape if the victim does not actively defend itself. A crime is therefore also deemed...

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Italy: recognition of same-sex civil unions

Italy's parliament has backed same-sex civil unions in a vote of confidence on 11 may 2016 for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Until this vote, Italy had been the last major Western democracy not to legally recognise gay partnerships. Recognition of same-sex partnership...

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Law and Migration in a Changing World

Law and Migration in a Changing World Editors: Foblets, Marie-Claire, Carlier, Jean-Yves (Eds.) Springer, 2019 - ISBN 978-3-319-99508-3 The Summary of the Book is reproduced hereafter: " This volume comprises national reports on migration and migration law from 17...

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Anknüpfungsprinzipien im Europäischen Kollisionsrecht

Anknüpfungsprinzipien im Europäischen Kollisionsrecht Integrationspolitische Zielsetzungen und das Prinzip der engsten Verbindung, Anja Sophia Schwemmer Mohr Siebeck, 2018, ISBN 978-3-16-155887-0 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter: "Das vereinheitlichte...

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Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society

Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society, Edited by Nadirsyah Hosen, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Monash University, Australia Edward Elgar, 2018, ISBN: 978 1 78100 305 3 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter: "The Research Handbook on Islamic Law...

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Civil Rights and EU Citizenship

Civil Rights and EU Citizenship, Sybe de Vries, Henri de Waele, Marie-Pierre Granger Edward Elgar, 2018 Summary : "The process of European integration has had a marked influence on the nature and meaning of citizenship in national and post-national contexts as well as...

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Comparative Labour Law

Comparative Labour Law, Edited by Anne Trebilcock, University of Göttingen (Institut für Arbeitsrecht), Germany and former Legal Adviser of the International Labour Organization, Edward Elgar, 2018 Summary: "This comprehensive collection offers an array of...

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Direct Democracy in Comparative Law

Direct Democracy in Comparative Law, Eloy Garcia, Elisabetta Palici di Suni, and Martin Rogoff, 2018, Eleven International Publishing The summary is reproduced hereafter: "Faced with the variety and complexity of the forms that direct democracy takes today, this book...

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Comparative Human Rights Law – Sandra Fredman

Comparative Human Rights Law - Sandra Fredman ISBN: 9780199689415, OUP 2018 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter :"Courts in different jurisdictions face similar human rights questions. Does the death penalty breach human rights? Does freedom of speech...

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Conférence publique OPT-IN: Faire l’expérience de la comparaison en Droit ? Éprouver l’universel, éprouver le particulier, éprouver l’altérité, éprouver l’ipséité (… ou non), January 11 2019, Paris

Conférence publique OPT-IN: Faire l’expérience de la comparaison en Droit ? Éprouver l'universel, éprouver le particulier, éprouver l'altérité, éprouver l'ipséité (... ou non), January 11 2019, Paris More information can be found via this link: [button...

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