BLOGCOMPARATUM

Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé

ECtHR renders judgment in Fuchsmann v. Germany

On 19 October 2017, the European Court of Human Rights rendered its chamber judgment in the case of Fuchsmann v. Germany (application no. 71233/13). The Court of held, unanimously, that there had been no violation of Article 8 (right to respect for private and family...

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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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France: New Law on Contracts and Obligations

The French Minister of Justice (garde des sceaux) presented a new reform of the Civil Code concerning the Law of Contracts and Obligations. The stated objective is to reform without upsetting ("rénover sans bouleverser"). The current rules of French contract law...

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Comparative Administrative Law

Comparative Administrative Law, Second Edition Edward Elgar, 2019, Research Handbooks in Comparative Law series, Edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman, Henry R. Luce Professor Emeritus of Law and Political Science, Yale University, Peter L. Lindseth, Olimpiad S. Ioffe...

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International & Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol 68, Issue 1

Articles Panos Koutrakos, Institutional Balance and Sincere Cooperation in Treaty-Making Under EU Law Andrew Sanger, Review of Executive Action Abroad: The UK Supreme Court In The International Legal Order Tom Ruys, The Role of State Immunity and Act of State in the...

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Comparative Legal History

Olivier MORÉTEAU, Aniceto MASFERRER, and Kjell A. MODÉER, eds., Comparative Legal History [Research Handbooks in Comparative Law series] - Edward Elgar, ISBN 9781781955215, 2019 Le résumé est reproduit ci-après : "Is comparative legal history an emerging discipline or...

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Le droit comparé – Stefan Goltzberg

Le droit comparé - Stefan Goltzberg Que sais-je ?, Code ISBN: 978-2-13-080011-8, 2018 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter : "Les cultures juridiques d’aujourd’hui ou d’hier ne se distinguent pas seulement entre elles sur le plan du droit positif : elles...

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