Comparative Law, Self-Promotion, Translation

FAZ Reviews My Translation of Uwe Kischel’s ‘Comparative Law’

I recently had the honor of translating Comparative Law by Uwe Kischel for Oxford University Press. The book received glowing reviews in the German press, and, after being published earlier this year, also in the English-speaking press. The FAZ recently reviewed (g, paywall) my English translation, and had this to say (my translation): The book does… Continue reading FAZ Reviews My Translation of Uwe Kischel’s ‘Comparative Law’

Constitutional Law, Dublin III, ECJ, Immigration and Asylum, Self-Promotion

The FAZ Publishes My Review of ‘Die Zauberlehrlinge’

I wrote a German version of my review of 'Die Zauberlehrlinge' for the FAZ, available here. Most of the arguments were already previewed in English in this blog post, but the piece benefited a great deal from some careful revisions and editing. I hope you enjoy it. There's been plenty of interesting discussion of the… Continue reading The FAZ Publishes My Review of ‘Die Zauberlehrlinge’

Comparative Law, Legal Education, Self-Promotion, Uncategorized

My Comparison of German and American Legal Education Published in FAZ-Einspruch

The section for legal commentary of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) just published (in German) a few of my unscientific observations on the differences between German and American legal education. Summary version in English, just for fun: America: Law schools in the USA are rich from alumni donations, land grants, and tuition fees. The facilities… Continue reading My Comparison of German and American Legal Education Published in FAZ-Einspruch

Comparative Law, Self-Promotion

Uwe Kischel Interview about “Comparative Law”

The British Association for Comparative Law interviews Uwe Kischel on his book Comparative Law, which has just appeared in English: In a nutshell (and without name-dropping), my contextual approach is based on the basic insights of traditional comparative law, specifically of the functional method, while trying however to evade some of its misunderstandings and pitfalls. I… Continue reading Uwe Kischel Interview about “Comparative Law”